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.
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
The literary giant who rose from the ashes of a people