Against Identity by Leon Wieseltier, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Leon Wieseltier is an American critic and magazine editor. From to , he was the Against Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity. Wieseltier also edited and introduced a volume of works by Lionel. Title, Against identity. Author, Leon Wieseltier. Publisher, W. Drenttel, Original from, the University of California. Digitized, Jun 12, Length, 74 pages.

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Kaddisha National Book Award finalist inis a genre-blending meditation on the Jewish prayers of mourning. Wieseltier served on the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq and was a prominent advocate of the Iraq War.

A pithy book of aphorisms, Wieseltier really shines here. Retrieved September 21, Cady marked it as to-read Jul 19, Against Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity.

An excellent inquiry about compassion, tolerance, about the physical and the mental body. Horvath Timea marked it as to-read Nov 25, From tohe was the literary editor of The New Republic.

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Mark Mcnaughton marked it as to-read Feb 23, Wieseltier was also a contributing editor at The Atlantic until [October 27, ], when Jeffrey Goldberg, the editor in chief, announced in a note to staffers that the magazine is severing its ties with him. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved October 24, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Brookings suspended him with pay, then later announced he was no longer employed there. Wieseltier was a frequent target of the satirical monthly Spy magazine, which often derided his analyses of pop culture as comically pretentious and mocked him as “Leon Vee-ZEL-tee-AY” who “jealously guards his highbrow credentials while wearing a lowbrow heart on his sleeve”. Accessed November 15, Archived July 14,at the Wayback Machine.

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