Achilles: a heroic figure muddied by thousandfold popular culture adaptations. Thus, The Big Smoke’s own Helen of Troy cuts through the ambiguity.
TBS Editor-in-Chief Mathew Mackie once bought books to show-off and never finish, but now he’s asking Tolstoy to pack up his things.
We plunged resident bibliophile Loretta Barnard into a pickle. Her library is on fire and there’s only time to save three books. The horror!
What book is beside Loretta Barnard’s bedside table? A classic with a new translation – Homer’s “The Iliad” (translation by Stephen Mitchell).