NPR stories about Arthur Miller
We never really learn what Willy sells — mostly, he tries to sell himself. He loves his sons, who find him foolish; he loves his wife, though he can be cruel. And his tragedy is the tragedy of every man who strives, who doubts, who fails.
Author Joseph L. Badaracco Jr. thinks future business leaders can learn something from literary classics. His book Questions of Character offers lessons from eight major works.