Arthur Krystal is the author of four books of essays, most recently This Thing We Call Literature. He has been a contributor to the Scholar since 1982.
Jacques Barzun and Friend
What did a distinguished historian, and possibly a great man, see in an unkempt young would-be writer?
by Arthur Krystal | Tuesday, March 23, 2021
A Pleasure to Read You
Shouldn’t literature enchant, surprise, and teach us? And to make this happen, shouldn’t we be the most expert readers we can be?
by Arthur Krystal | Monday, December 03, 2018
My Holocaust Problem
If we cannot speak of it—though speak of it we must—how do we remember what happened to the Jews of Europe?