The following novels are all modern works of literature that engage with literature from Ancient Greece and Rome. For a larger list of literature to assign as class reading, please click here.

Warning: major plot spoilers may be present in all reviews

The Lost Books of the Odyssey by Zachary Mason

Nightingale by Paisley Rekdal

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

The House of Names by Colm Tóibín

Here, The World Entire by Anwen Kya Hayward

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller