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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Another figure in Salzburg was Sheila ( Sigle ) Lynd , the vivacious daughter of
an Irish journalist , Robert Lynd , and the poet Sylvia Dryhurst . The Lynd sisters ,
Sheila and Maire ( also known as B . J . ( Baby Junior ] ) , had a Pre - Raphaelite
The Chief Rabbi wrote him a letter of congratulations and the grandest Jewish
figure of them all , Baron Rothschild , invited him to spend a weekend at
Waddesdon , his palatial country house . At once , in one fell swoop , at the age
of twenty ...
It was mildly praised in the Times Literary Supplement , and the major figures at
Oxford - G . D . H . Cole , Master Lindsay of ... as if a figure should be regarded as
a Hebrew prophet simply because he was Jewish and wore a long beard .
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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