By George Steiner,Laure Adler,Teresa Lavender Fagan
In a stimulating sequence of conversations, Steiner and journalist Laure Adler speak about a number of issues, 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 diversity over tune, chess, psychoanalysis, where of Israel in Jewish existence, and past. mixing techniques 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 know-how of the unconventional as a multivocal shape, for example—with own reflections on existence and family members, 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 snoop on a talk with a master.
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A Long Saturday: Conversations by George Steiner,Laure Adler,Teresa Lavender Fagan