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The First Woman Scholar to Translate ‘The Art of War’ Vastly Improves It

The new version — in which diplomacy trumps destruction — arrives when we need it most

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AAdmired by Tony Soprano and Gordon Gekko alike, The Art of War is one of the only 2,500-year-old texts that’s still widely read today — by cadets at West Point, consultants at McKinsey, and political…




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Cody Delistraty

Cody Delistraty

A writer from the Pacific Northwest. Culture editor at WSJ.

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