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Published: 08 September 2011

224 Pages | 1 illustration


ISBN: 9780199782406

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Except When I Write

Reflections of a Recovering Critic

Arthur Krystal

  • Authored by distinguished, high-profile essayist: Krystal writes regularly for major periodicals like The New Yorker, Harper's, The New York Times Book Review, and The Washington Post
  • Written in a distinctive, engaging style that reveals Krystal as one of today's best essayists. elected for inclusion in forthcoming edition of Best American Essays, edited by Christopher Hitchens
  • Covers a breathtaking range of topics, from aphorisms to the night, Edgar Allan Poe to F. Scott Fitzgerald