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Book Review: ‘Diary of the Fall’, by Michel Laub

Translated from it’s original Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa, Michel Laub’s Diary of the Fall follows an unnamed narrator as he recalls the events of his young life.

He reminisces about his grandfather and father, who both kept diaries in later years of their lives. The former, a Holocaust survivor, writes about his false and idealistic way of seeing the world, while the latter, after finding out that he has Alzheimer's, writes so as not to forget