Antigonick by Sophocles; translated by Anne Carson; illustrated by Bianca Stone

Anne Carson and Bianca Stone’s Antigonick, from the play by Sophocles (Antigone, of the Oedipus triptych). Where to begin? If you read only one classical Greek play in your life, let this be it. Carson’s translation is a whirlwind, both a terror and a delight to behold. It will sway you to …