January 22, 2012
Jose, Saramago, Cain: A Novel, translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa (Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) ("The history of mankind is the history of our misunderstanding with god, for he doesn't understand us, and we don't understand him." Id. at 78. Also, see, Robert Pinsky, "Adam's Son," NYT Book Review, Sunday, 10/23/2011.).