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In the years 1961-62, Ved Mehta, celebrated journalist, memoirist, and intellectual in his own right, wrote a series of articles for The New Yorker magazine that recounted, with vivid description and lively dialogue-transcriptions, his lengthy conversations with philosophers and historians associated with Oxford and Cambridge universities, the London School of Economics, and New College, London.
"It is immensely well done. Mr. Mehta has a real gift of exposition and an unusual one. He can give a creditable and a credible account, not only of ideas but of the people who begot them, with illuminating reason why they did so ..."