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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He marched straight through the most imposing door of all , to Sir Isaac Wolfson ,
founder president of Great Universal Stores . Wolfson was a shrewd and pious
Glaswegian , full of jokes and vitality , who had made a large fortune by dint of ...
Isaac Wolfson rang Berlin a few days later complaining that he had been
telephoned by some Hungarian communist . This was Balogh . Then Balogh rang
, equally irritable , to say that Isaac Wolfson had been rude to him . Clutching at
63 . 16 Report of Iffley College , 1965 - 6 ( Oxford , 1966 ) ; see also John Dancy ,
Walter Oakeshott : A Diversity of Gifts ( London , 1995 ) , 258 – 9 . 17 Wolfson
College : The Early Years , The New Buildings ' , 1 . 18 IB to Joe Alsop , 13 . 3 .
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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