By George Steiner,Laure Adler,Teresa Lavender Fagan
In a stimulating sequence of conversations, Steiner and journalist Laure Adler speak about various subject matters, 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 options on matters of wide curiosity within the humanities—the factor of honoring Richard Wagner and Martin Heidegger inspite of their politics, or Virginia Woolf’s wisdom of the unconventional as a multivocal shape, for example—with own reflections on existence and relations, Steiner demonstrates why he's one among 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