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دار شرقيات, 1990 - History - 385 pages
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A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sarte, Edmund Wilson, Victor Gollancz, Lillan Hellman, Cyril Connolly, Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Kenneth Tyan, Noam Chomsky, and others are revealed as intellectuals both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous.

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Review: Intellectuals (Phoenix Giants)

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This is a fun book to read. Not necessarily an easy read, since it takes some slogging, but fun nonetheless. I won't rehash the premise, since it's in the book description, but I can say that Johnson ... Read full review

Review: Intellectuals: From Marx and Tolstoy to Sartre and Chomsky

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An awesome, fascinating, horror-inducing, and very fun book by historian Paul Johnson. He provides the biographies of a couple dozen intellectuals including Rosseau, Sartre, Tolstoy, Russell, Brecht ... Read full review

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Paul Johnson is a historian whose work ranges over the millennia and the whole gamut of human activities. He regularly writes book reviews for several UK magazines and newspapers, such as the Literary Review and The Spectator, and he lectures around the world. He lives in London, England.

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