‘The Science of Suffering’ is a collection of short writings on transgenerational trauma and how it expresses itself socially, culturally and biologically in every day life. Citing many studies and growing evidence of genetic impact of history, Judith Shulevitz offers a comprehensive overview of emerging scientific and therapeutic understanding of trauma.


Photograph by Maciek Jasik ‘Holocaust survivors Terry Herskovits, 89 (front, red jacket) and Maria Kaslow, 90 (in wheelchair); and their descendants.’