Louis Begley

Louis Begley is the author of two works of nonfiction and 12 novels, including Wartime Lies, About Schmidt, and most recently, Kill and Be Killed. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Living With Dante

A writer reflects on how the poet’s vision served as a vade mecum amid the horrors of the Holocaust

by Louis Begley | Monday, June 06, 2016

A Lifetime Spent Bearing Witness

The literary giant who rose from the ashes of a people

by Louis Begley | Monday, September 07, 2015

Cowboys and Indians

by Louis Begley | Friday, December 01, 2006