A wry account of the road from Harvard scholarship student to ordination as northern Thailand's first black Buddhist nun.
“A delightfully original take on…the prospects for liberal democracy in the broader Islamic Middle East.”—Matthew Kaminski, Wall Street Journal
"[Here is] the Genesis for our generation and beyond."—Robert Fagles
A magnificent new volume in Robert Alter’s award-winning, landmark translation of and commentary on the Hebrew Bible.
"A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary."—Los Angeles Times Book Review, Best Books of 1999