In this collection of remarkable biographical portraits, the
great essayist and intellectual historian Isaiah Berlin brings to
life a wide range of prominent twentieth-century thinkers,
politicians, and writers. These include Winston Churchill,
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Chaim Weizmann, Albert Einstein, Virginia
Woolf, Aldous Huxley, Boris Pasternak, and Anna Akhmatova. With
the exception of Roosevelt, Berlin met them all, and he knew many... more...