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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Evenings he spent in the concert halls of London , glaring down at the conductor ,
so Isaiah remembered , muttering disapproval so volubly that it was a wonder the
orchestra could play at all . He was thirty and Isaiah was fifteen when they met ...
I will remember them always and everywhere , I will never forget them no matter
what comes . 26 She broke off to describe the arrest of her son and husband ,
speaking - as Isaiah remembered - in a matter - of - fact voice of her vigil at the ...
Isaiah remembers him muttering , ' Your friend , Felix Frankfurter , sits there
among those Gentiles , seven days a week . How can he ? What is he doing ? In
letters to Frankfurter , Berlin confided that Weizmann had become a ' huge , bitter
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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