The Atheist and the Holy City: Encounters and Reflections

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Klein is widely known for his innovative cancer research and is one of Sweden's best-selling authors. He was awarded the Letterstedt Prize the Swedish Pulitzer for the original Swedish edition (Stockholm, 1987) of this collection of essays on religion, philosophy, music, sexuality, as well as his early childhood in Hungary and subsequent escape from the Nazis. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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In this series of 15 essays that won the Letterstedt Prize...the essays range from lucid explanations of biological and genetic processes to personal remembrances and studies of famous scientists to discussions of the complicity of science and medicine in the Nazi extermination camps.

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"Elegant and learned essays... As a youth, ÝKlein¨ witnessed the Nazi invasion of Hungary, and later be discovered the shocking cooperation of scientists with the 'final solution.' This firsthand experience of evil has given him a compassionate and ethical outlook."-- Carol J. Lichtenberg, Library Journal

-- Carol J. Lichtenberg, Library Journal

" Delightful, informative, beautifully written, George Klein's book offers the reader humorous wisdom and reasons for hope." -- Elie Wiesel

" Elegant and learned essays... As a youth, [Klein] witnessed the Nazi invasion of Hungary, and later be discovered the shocking cooperation of scientists with the 'final solution.' This firsthand experience of evil has given him a compassionate and ethical outlook." -- Carol J. Lichtenberg, Library Journal

& quot; Delightful, informative, beautifully written, George Klein's book offers the reader humorous wisdom and reasons for hope.& quot; -- Elie Wiesel

& quot; Elegant and learned essays... As a youth, [Klein] witnessed the Nazi invasion of Hungary, and later be discovered the shocking cooperation of scientists with the 'final solution.' This firsthand experience of evil has given him a compassionate and ethical outlook.& quot; -- Carol J. Lichtenberg, Library Journal

"Delightful, informative, beautifully written, George Klein's book offers the reader humorous wisdom and reasons for hope."-- Elie Wiesel

"Elegant and learned essays... As a youth, [Klein] witnessed the Nazi invasion of Hungary, and later be discovered the shocking cooperation of scientists with the 'final solution.' This firsthand experience of evil has given him a compassionate and ethical outlook."-- Carol J. Lichtenberg, "Library Journal"

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