The Rings of Saturn The Elusive Embrace: Desire and the Riddle of Identity Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic The Adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses: In English Verse, from the French of Monsieur Fenelon. Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate
The Lost: The Search for Six of Six Million Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones Cavafy: Poems: Edited and Translated with Notes by Daniel Mendelsohn The Elusive Embrace: Desire and the Riddle of Identity The Lost: The Search for Six of Six Million
Swann's Way James Joyce's Judaic Other Swann's Way The Lost: The Search for Six of Six Million The Adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses: In English Verse, from the French of Monsieur Fenelon. The Rings of Saturn Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
James Joyce's Judaic Other Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature - New and Expanded Edition Cavafy: Poems: Edited and Translated with Notes by Daniel Mendelsohn The Elusive Embrace: Desire and the Riddle of Identity An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature - New and Expanded Edition

Books from Daniel Mendelsohn Conversation

By Between the Covers Podcast

By Between the Covers Podcast
Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate

Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate

Daniel Mendelsohn

$15.95 $14.83

The main book we discuss

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

Daniel Mendelsohn

$16.00 $14.88

The story of Mendelsohn's father at the end of his life taking his Odyssey course for undergraduates at Bard

The Lost: The Search for Six of Six Million

The Lost: The Search for Six of Six Million

Daniel Mendelsohn

$18.99 $17.66

The Elusive Embrace: Desire and the Riddle of Identity

The Elusive Embrace: Desire and the Riddle of Identity

Daniel Mendelsohn

$15.95

Mendelsohn's debut memoir

Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature - New and Expanded Edition

Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature - New and Expanded Edition

Erich Auerbach and Edward W. Said

$24.95 $23.20

The great work of Erich Auerbach that we discuss at length.

The Adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses: In English Verse, from the French of Monsieur Fenelon.

The Adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses: In English Verse, from the French of Monsieur Fenelon.

Franois De Salignac De La Mo Fnelon and Francois De Salignac Fenelon

$17.75 $16.51

We talk about Fenelon's Odyssey fan fiction which was a book loved by Voltaire, Stendhal, Montesquieu, Thomas Jefferson, is referred to in a novel by Rousseau and in Proust’s In Search of Lost time too.

The Rings of Saturn

The Rings of Saturn

W G Sebald

$16.95 $15.76

The Sebald book we mention

Swann's Way

Swann's Way

Marcel Proust

$20.00 $18.60

the first book in Proust's magnum opus

James Joyce's Judaic Other

James Joyce's Judaic Other

Marilyn Reizbaum

$97.75

We talk about the conspicuous absence of Ulysses in Daniel's book, particularly given his interest in the Greek vs. the Hebrew mode of storytelling, which made me think of this little academic book (we don't talk about this book)

Cavafy: Poems: Edited and Translated with Notes by Daniel Mendelsohn

Cavafy: Poems: Edited and Translated with Notes by Daniel Mendelsohn

C. P. Cavafy

$14.95

Cavafy poems translated by Mendelsohn

Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones

Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones

Daniel Mendelsohn

$18.95 $17.62

One of Daniel's essay collections

Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture

Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture

Daniel Mendelsohn

$19.95

Another (of several) of his essay collections