Posted on 01/19/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s hard to imagine, with the possible exception of raising a child, to imagine a project that takes twenty-four years to complete.

So here’s Robert Alter, the man who just finished translating the Hebrew Bible (all three thousand pages of it, ready to describe it for you.

You can listen to him tell Morning Edition’s Rachel Martin what it was like, or you can read the transcript of their chat on NPR’s website.  

Categories: Author Interview

Tagged As: Author interview, NPR

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