Peter Gay (1923-2015) was the author of more than twenty-five books, including the National Book Award winner The Enlightenment, the best-selling Weimar Culture, and the widely translated Freud: A Life for Our Time.
"It's done so gracefully, and engagingly, that even as I raced to
finish before our interview, I couldn't make myself skim." -- Katie
Bolick - Boston Globe
"A masterful work of cultural history . . . and it's truly a pleasure to read." -- Mia Fineman - Slate
"A sweeping survey . . . offering shrewd analyses." -- William Grimes - The New York Times
"Peter Gay is perhaps our leading historian of culture and ideas." -- Tim Rutten - Los Angeles Times
"An ambitious survey . . . [by] a superior popularizer." -- Michael Dirda - Washington Post