LJ Talks to Daniel Mendelsohn

Author and critic Daniel Mendelsohn’s literary memoir An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic tells at least two stories. At 81, Mendelsohn’s father, a retired research scientist, decided to sit in on his literature professor son’s Odyssey seminar at Bard College. After that, the father-son duo retraced Odysseus’s route on a Mediterranean sea cruise.

Essay Collection Reviews, September 1, 2012

Reviews of Daniel Mendelsohn’s Waiting for the Barbarians and Davy Rothbart’s My Heart Is an Idiot.