"A modern classic....Thrilling and constantly illuminating."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book World
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.
A magnificent new volume in Robert Alter’s award-winning, landmark translation of and commentary on the Hebrew Bible.
One of Newsweek’s Best Books of the Year and winner of the Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement.
First time in paperback: “One of the most ambitious literary projects of this or any age.”—Adam Kirsch, New Republic