The French social philosopher Pierre Bourdieu is known for the richness and sophistication of his extensive writings. In these selected dialogues, under taken with Michael Grenfell in the 1980s and 1990s, he is in a
conversational mood. Here, he reflects on both his life and the formation and signficance of his key concepts and perspectives. His statements are often direct and straight forward, and yet lose nothing in attesting again
to the striking originality of his philosophy and method. Such elements of his work are then further elucidated in extensive annotations to the transcripts, which encourage the reader to follow up and explore some more.