Robert Alter
Robert Alter

Robert Alter is the author, most recently, of Imagined Cities.

Culturebox
Sept. 26 2007 7:22 AMPsalm SpringsHow I translated the Bible's most poetic book.
Culturebox
Feb. 27 2004 3:51 PMStop filming! The Passion Should Have Been a Painting.
Books
June 27 2005 7:23 AMThe Great BrainIs Umberto Eco's new novel about memory really postmodern?
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Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.