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A New Look At 'Iliad' In 'The War That Killed Achilles'

Oct 24, 2009 (All Things Considered) — Homer's epic poem "The Iliad" dates back thousands of years, but author Caroline Alexander says its themes, especially about war, ring true today. Guy Raz talks to Alexander about her new book, The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War.

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