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The Wrench

The potter and writer Edmund de Waal explains how Primo Levi's book "The Wrench" inspired him. He tells of his long search for a book which would connect with his love of craftsmanship. Here was a work of fiction which spoke to an artist about the beauty and magic of making objects.

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The Book that Changed Me

The Book that Changed Me

Five figures from the arts and science introduce books that changed their lives and work.

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