Primo Michele Levi was an Italian Jewish chemist and writer "If This Is a Man", his account of the year he spent as a prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. It was really a study on how you survived and who didn't.
“We shall not cease from exploration - And the end of all our exploring - Will be to arrive where we started - And know the place for the first time.” ― T.S. Eliot / T.S. Eliot, 1956 portrait by Sir Cecil Beaton
Allen Ginsberg, poet laureate of the beat generation, 1966 - I met him a couple of years later when he was staying in the same house in Notting Hill with Harry Fainlight and both performing at the Albert Hall.