Toni Morrison

3,000-page Primo Levi anthology includes Toni Morrison intro

The fall's most ambitious literary release took 17 years to complete, runs more than 3000 pages, draws upon the talents of more than a dozen translators and has a list price of $100.

It also features an introduction from Nobel laureate Toni Morrison.

"The Complete Works of Primo Levi" is a 3-volume set of writings by the late Italian author and Auschwitz survivor whose memoir "If This is a Man" remains a standard work of Holocaust literature. The anthology was conceived in 1998 by W.W. Norton & Company executive editor Robert Weil, who had had surprising success with a two-volume compilation of Russian author Isaac Babel and thought Levi a worthy...