Books that are so good I don’t know what to say about them

How to Read The Bible, by James Kugel.

I’m not even going to give you a pithy excerpt or try to find the right adjectives.  It is simply so, so, so good.  If you wish to learn more, here is a NYT review.

As long as we are on the topic of very good books, there is a new and very nice hardcover edition of Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations.