Saturday, August 19, 2006

Five Best - Bible

OpinionJournal - Five Best

1. "Mimesis" by Erich Auerbach (Princeton, 1953).

2. "The Eclipse of Biblical Narrative" by Hans W. Frei (Yale, 1974).

3. "The Book of God" by Gabriel Josipovici (Yale, 1988).

4. "Leviticus as Literature" by Mary Douglas (Oxford, 2000).

5. "The Biography of Ancient Israel" by Ilana Pardes (University of California, 2000).

Mr. Alter's two most recent books are "The Five Books of Moses: A Translation With Commentary" and "Imagined Cities."

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