Mary Beard: The past is all we’ve got
To mark its twentieth anniversary, the London Review Bookshop has invited twenty writers and friends to name five indispensable books for navigating the next twenty years. Twenty limited edition bundles of Mary Beard’s selections are now available, accompanied by an illustrated, numbered introductory note, signed by Mary, and presented in a special anniversary tote bag (not available for general sale).
Odyssey by Homer, translated by Emily Wilson
Annals by Tacitus, translated by Cynthia Damon
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Black and British by David Olusoga
Burning the Books by Richard Ovenden
Anniversary artwork by Klaussie Williams.