An Odyssey for everyone

Mary Beard reflects on the peculiarities of Homer's best-loved, many-sided epic; Neel Mukherjee on the scandalous survival of the Indian caste system; following the recent party conferences, James O'Brien offers a wry overview of Britain's political mess


Books: 

The Measure of Homer: The ancient reception of the Iliad and the Odyssey by Richard Hunter

Ants Among Elephants: An untouchable family and the making of modern India by Sujatha Gidla

How To Be Right ... in a World Gone Wrong by James O'Brien

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