Christopher J. Scalia

Christopher J. Scalia is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Christopher J. Scalia

Canon Fodder

The literary canon is in flux, but identity alone does not a great novel make.

What Richard Hanania Gets Wrong About Shakespeare

An infinite monkey theorem doesn’t come close to explaining literary greatness.

An Essayist’s Defense of the Novel

Joseph Epstein’s new book explains why serious fiction matters, and what we’ll lose if we stop reading it.

‘Tom Jones’ Is No Masterpiece

The latest adaptation of Henry Fielding’s novel shows that changing a character’s race can be superficial.