David Stromberg reflects on the funeral of Aharon Appelfeld who died in January of 2018.
Susan Curtis remembers author, journalist, and literary critic Eileen Battersby, who died on December 23 at the age of 60.
José Vergara remembers the Russian writer Andrei Bitov, who died on December 3.
"Had he died during the 1960s, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn would have been remembered as a hero, a prophet, and a great writer from a country of great writers."
Anjan Sundaram on V.S. Naipaul, whose flaws, rather than his powers as a writer, have unjustly become the focus since his death.
In remembrance of Alan Rabinowitz, one of the modern era's great conservation scientists.
Alan Warhaftig provides a memory of V. S. Naipaul, who died last week at age 85, and the late Trinidadian Archbishop Anthony Panti.