Saturday, November 07, 2009

What Would Render Me More Piteous?

To skim or not to skim a book flap every day: I am not certain which choice would render me more piteous. Let's find out! Today I have skimmed the flap of THE FIVE BOOKS OF MOSES, translated and with commentary by Robert Alter. You may know them better as the Pentateuch! According to the flap, they contain "profound and haunting enigmas." So if you're into that kind of thing, go for it!