Isaiah Berlin: A Life
Isaiah Berlin refused to write an autobiography, but he agreed to talk about himself - and so for 10 years, before's Berlin's death in November 1997, he allowed Michael Ignatieff to interview him about his past, his ideas, his most intimate memories, and his inner conflicts.
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Oxford is an institution devoted to the seduction of the young , and Bowra was its
most assiduous seducer . Cyril Connolly remembered how Bowra collected him
and then introduced him around a room : ' This is Connolly . Coming man .
these doubts with his friends , particularly Maurice Bowra , and they were to have
serious consequences . After the war began in 1939 , while America was still
neutral , von Trott visited Washington and met Felix Frankfurter , by then a
7 IB , ' Maurice Bowra ' , in PI , 156 ; see also Hugh Lloyd - Jones ( ed . ) , Maurice
Boura ( London , 1974 ) ; Noel Annan , Our Age ( London , 1990 ) , 94 – 5 . 8 For
a contemporary description of Bowra in full spate , see IB to Mary Fisher , 23 .
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ISAIAH BERLIN: A LifeUser Review - Kirkus
A polished life of the century's preeminent liberal (in the classic sense) philosopher. Just as Berlin's critics complained he never wrote a single-volume magnum opus but only essays, Berlin's friends ... Read full review
Isaiah Berlin: a lifeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Ignatieff (The Warrior's Honor, LJ 1/98) met and conferred with Berlin periodically over a ten-year period until Berlin's death at the age of 88 in 1997. He also spent hours talking to Berlin's wife ... Read full review