Arts May 20

Daniel Mendelsohn's "An Odyssey" (2017) alongside Homer's "Odyssey," published more than 2,800 years ago. Photo credit: Elizabeth Flock
How Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ is relevant today

"Classics are classic because all of us are always living the same old stories and dynamics, always enacting the same old characters and themes," writes Daniel Mendelsohn, author of "An Odyssey," which revisits the ancient Greek epic poem.