By George Steiner,Laure Adler,Teresa Lavender Fagan
In a stimulating sequence of conversations, Steiner and journalist Laure Adler speak about a variety of subject matters, together with Steiner’s boyhood in Vienna and Paris, his schooling on the college of Chicago and Harvard, and his early years in academia. Books are a touchstone all through, yet Steiner and Adler’s conversations additionally variety over tune, chess, psychoanalysis, where of Israel in Jewish lifestyles, and past. mixing options on matters of huge curiosity within the humanities—the factor of honoring Richard Wagner and Martin Heidegger inspite of their politics, or Virginia Woolf’s know-how of the radical as a multivocal shape, for example—with own reflections on lifestyles and relations, Steiner demonstrates why he's one in every of today’s maximum minds. Revealing and exhilarating, A lengthy Saturday invitations readers to tug up a chair and eavesdrop on a talk with a master.
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