By George Steiner,Laure Adler,Teresa Lavender Fagan
In a stimulating sequence of conversations, Steiner and journalist Laure Adler talk about more than a few issues, together with Steiner’s boyhood in Vienna and Paris, his schooling on the collage 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 song, chess, psychoanalysis, where of Israel in Jewish lifestyles, and past. mixing concepts on topics of vast curiosity within the humanities—the factor of honoring Richard Wagner and Martin Heidegger despite their politics, or Virginia Woolf’s expertise of the radical as a multivocal shape, for example—with own reflections on existence and family members, Steiner demonstrates why he's one among 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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