Books David Malouf Books by David Malouf David Malouf has written books about: Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about David Malouf iStockphoto.com You Must Read This An Ancient Tale Of War, An Ode To Epic Mythology October 10, 2011 Homage to the Iliad lingers in literature even today, but most retellings do not live up to the grandeur of their ancient ancestor. Author Dawn Tripp recommends a rare find that does measure up — the haunting Homeric novel Ransom, by David Malouf. New In Paperback A Love Story Writ Large, How Men Think, And 'Iliad' Re-Imagined January 26, 2011 Julie Orringer's much-anticipated first novel is a love story set on the eve of World War II, while Anne Tyler's latest probes a man's personal awakening at age 60. Meanwhile, David Malouf re-imagines one of Homer's most famous encounters. In nonfiction, Dr. Louann Brizendine is back with a look at the male brain. What We're Reading What We're Reading, Jan. 12 - 18 January 12, 2010 This week, a novel asks, does God exist? David Malouf reimagines an episode from Homer's Iliad, and surgeon-writer Atul Gawande offers a simple solution for the complicated problem of healing patients. Also, a memoir of life and linguistics in an Amazon tribe.