Ancient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings: A Translation with Commentary
Robert Alter’s award-winning translation of the Hebrew Bible continues with the stirring narrative of Israel’s ancient history.
Ancient Skies brings the belief systems of the classical world to shining life.
"Grisly and atmospheric…[these] stories feature small worlds of animal amorality in which the sweet taste of revenge leaves no aftertaste of guilt." —Publishers Weekly
Alternating between the past and the present, The Animals builds powerfully towards the revelation of a character-defining betrayal.
The Bicentennial Edition
"This is the book I wanted as a child and didn’t have, the book I’d have liked both to give to my children and to keep for myself, the book I shall give my grandchildren." —A. S. Byatt, from the introduction to The Annotated Brothers Grimm