By George Steiner,Laure Adler,Teresa Lavender Fagan
In a stimulating sequence of conversations, Steiner and journalist Laure Adler talk about various 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 existence, and past. mixing strategies on topics of huge curiosity within the humanities—the factor of honoring Richard Wagner and Martin Heidegger even with their politics, or Virginia Woolf’s wisdom of the unconventional as a multivocal shape, for example—with own reflections on lifestyles and kin, Steiner demonstrates why he's one of today’s maximum minds. Revealing and exhilarating, A lengthy Saturday invitations readers to drag up a chair and snoop on a talk with a master.
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