The series is intended to have an international focus, with contributing authors that have included Russian writer Victor Pelevin and Israeli author David Grossman. Also, the first title in the series, Karen Armstrong's A Short History of Myth, was published the same day in 33 countries and 28 languages, in what the Washington Post called "the biggest simultaneous publication ever." As of 2008, nine books have been published in the series, with Byng hoping to eventually publish 100.
The three latest titles were published in the United Kingdom on November 1, 2007: Binu and the Great Wall by Su Tong, Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith, and Where Three Roads Meet by Salley Vickers. Instalments in the series are also forthcoming from the authors Donna Tartt (writing about Daedalus and Icarus), A. S. Byatt, Chinua Achebe, Milton Hatoum, and Natsuo Kirino.
|Title||Author||Mythological Characters||Publication date|
|A Short History of Myth||Karen Armstrong||October 21, 2005|
|The Penelopiad||Margaret Atwood||Penelope, Odysseus||October 21, 2005|
|Weight||Jeanette Winterson||Atlas, Heracles||October 21, 2005|
|The Helmet of Horror|| Victor Pelevin|
(trans. Andrew Bromfield)
|Theseus, the Minotaur|| 2005|
March 2, 2006
|Lion's Honey|| David Grossman|
(trans. Stuart Schoffman)
March 23, 2006
June 1, 2006
|Dream Angus||Alexander McCall Smith||Aengus|| September 12, 2006|
October 5, 2006
|Anna In w grobowcach świata||Olga Tokarczuk||Inanna||2006|
|Girl Meets Boy||Ali Smith||Iphis|| November 1, 2007|
December 21, 2007
|Binu and the Great Wall|| Su Tong|
(trans. Howard Goldblatt)
|Meng Jiang|| 2006|
November 1, 2007
February 18, 2008
|Where Three Roads Meet||Salley Vickers||Oedipus, Tiresias|| November 1, 2007|
August 10, 2008
|Baba Jaga je snijela jaje||Dubravka Ugrešić||Baba Yaga||April 2008|
|The Fire Gospel||Michel Faber||Prometheus|| November,2008|
|The Myth of Izanagi and Izanami||Natsuo Kirino||Izanagi, Izanami||March 10, 2009|
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