Willard Spiegelman is the Hughes Professor of English, emeritus, at SMU in Dallas, the author of a dozen books, and a longtime contributor to the Leisure & Arts pages of the
Wall Street Journal.
The Library in the Laundry Room
When I moved to the Upper West Side, my building disclosed a wonderful secret
· December 28, 2018
Fear of The Book, and My Path to Academe
As a boy, I feared dropping the Torah scrolls, or writing marginalia in other texts. But I overcame that anxiety once I entered academe, whose doors were opened by great Jewish thinkers before my time
· September 16, 2016