The First Woman to Translate the ‘Odyssey’ Into English

How classicist Emily Wilson cut through centuries of literary tradition to produce a fresh verse epic.

Published: Nov 2, 2017
Length: 18 minutes (4,585 words)

The HBO Auteur: David Simon

Coming off acclaim for “The Wire,” David Simon takes his approach to New Orleans with “Treme.”

Published: Mar 17, 2010
Length: 30 minutes (7,536 words)