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The Odyssey
Written by Homer, Translated by Charles Stein
North Atlantic Books | Trade Paperback | October 2008
$22.95/25.95(Canada) | 978-1-55643-728-1 (1-55643-728-5)

Most translations of The Odyssey are in the kind of standard verse form believed typical of high-serious composition in the ancient world. Yet some scholars believe the epic was originally composed in a less formal, phrase-by-phrase prosody. Charles Stein employs the latter approach in this dramatic, and in some ways truer... Read more






Persephone Unveiled
Written by Charles Stein
North Atlantic Books | Trade Paperback | June 2006
$17.95/22.50(Canada) | 978-1-55643-581-2 (1-55643-581-9)

Persephone Unveiled reveals the goddess in all her guises, as the daughter of Demeter; the Queen of the Underworld; the archetypal female healer; and as a central figure in the Eleusinian Mysteries, where celebrants experienced sacred visions through secret rituals fueled by an LSD-like substance. The author examines the known details... Read more






The Alphabet That Changed the World
Written by Stan Tenen, Edited by Charles Stein
North Atlantic Books | Trade Paperback | July 2011
$44.00/50.00(Canada) | 978-1-55643-723-6 (1-55643-723-4)

Rabbinic tradition asserts that every letter of every word of the Torah is a word in itself. Author Stan Tenen demonstrates that each letter is also a hand gesture, and it is at this level that Hebrew forms a natural universal language. All people, including children before they speak and people... Read more





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