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The David Story: A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel
W. W. Norton & Company (2009)
£14.99

"A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary."— Los Angeles Times Book Review,...

Pleasure and Change: The Aesthetics of Canon
Oxford University Press (2004)
£14.99

The question of the canon has been the subject of debate in academic circles for over fifteen years....

Ancient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings: A Translation with Commentary
W. W. Norton & Company (2013)
£17.99

Robert Alter’s award-winning translation of the Hebrew Bible continues with the stirring narrative...

The Art of Bible Translation
Princeton University Press (2019)
£11.82

From the recipient of the National Jewish Book Award for Lifetime Achievement, a "hugely...

The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary
W. W. Norton & Company (2008)
£23.99

"A modern classic....Thrilling and constantly illuminating."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book...

Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible

Pen of Iron

American Prose and the King James Bible

Princeton University Press (2010)
£15.46

How the King James Bible has influenced the style of the American novel from Melville to Cormac...

Nabokov and the Real World: Between Appreciation and Defense

Nabokov and the Real World

Between Appreciation and Defense

Princeton University Press (2021)
£15.46

From award-winning literary scholar Robert Alter, a masterful exploration of how Nabokov used...

Genesis: Translation and Commentary
W. W. Norton & Company (1997)
£14.99

"[Here is] ?the ?Genesis for our generation and beyond."—Robert Fagles Genesis begins with the...

The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes: A Translation with Commentary
W. W. Norton & Company (2010)
£14.99

First time in paperback: “One of the most ambitious literary projects of this or any age.”—Adam...

The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary
W. W. Norton & Company (2009)
£15.99

One of Newsweek ’s Best Books of the Year and winner of the Robert Kirsch Award for Lifetime...