"The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War" by Caroline Alexander.
Caroline Alexander: The Iliad's Lessons of War. Source: Carnegie Council. Date Uploaded: November 19, 2009. Description:
The opening scene of Homer's the Iliad, according to Alexander, sheds light on how certain battles are lost.Read a good critique of her book's main arguments here.
This event took place at the Carnegie Council on October 30, 2009. For complete video, audio, and transcript, go to http://www.cceia.org