Random House

9780425286524

STARRED REVIEW

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great is a riveting narrative that restores Alexander to his own context—and takes a whack at solving the remaining mysteries.

Share this Article:

Review of ‘Alexander the Great’

Greece. Bulgaria. Turkey. Syria. Lebanon. Israel. Egypt. Iraq. Iran. Afghanistan. Pakistan.

In only a dozen years, Alexander the Great created an empire that encompassed large parts of what are now these 11 countries. It still seems a staggering feat—even more so now, when the United States has been fighting a war in just one of…

Sign Up

Stay on top of new releases: Sign up for our enewsletters to receive reading recommendations in your favorite genres every Tuesday.