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Positive Reviews of Horrible Books
"Moby-Dick" was written in a cozy study with original fixtures in a beautiful house in the Berkshires - which is just spectacular at this time of year - by a talented writer and devoted husband and father named Herman Melville .
Guest Opinion: No need to pile on Radel; just let the voters decide
In "Moby Dick," Herman Melville describes a very telling incident involving the noble cannibal harpoons man Queequeg, a native of the South Seas, and a fellow passenger on a packet schooner, the small ship ferrying them to Nantucket, where Captain Ahab's whaling-ship, the Pequod, awaits them.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Regina Leader Post
Voyage of the damned: The stunning true story that inspired Moby Dick
Two thousand miles from the nearest land, the crew of the Essex watched in horror as the enormous bull whale headed for their mother ship.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
John Locke Foundation
Meeting his goals by ignoring his job
Syracuse law professor Tara Helfman writes in the latest print edition of Commentary magazine that President Obama resembles, in at least one respect, a classic American literary character.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Martin Sheen to star in BBC drama about disaster that inspired 'Moby Dick'
Acting legend Martin Sheen has signed on to star in a BBC One drama about a maritime disaster that inspired Herman Melville to write Moby Dick .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
"Falling Upwards": The weird and wonderful history of the hot air balloon
At the beginning of "Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air," Richard Holmes announces a literary ambition to match the aerial ambition of his air balloon pilots and pioneers, by offering a lengthy chapter of epigraphs not unlike the long list of quotations that Herman Melville deployed at the beginning of "Moby-Dick."
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Read 'Moby Dick' on the Beach in Venice
A complete reading of Herman Melville's book Moby Dick will take place Saturday and Sunday on the beach in Venice.
North Texas e-News
On this day -- November 20
November 20 is the 324th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar . There are 41 days remaining until the end of the year.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Rieder: Gearing up for a journalism juggernaut
Everyone knows that Herman Melville wrote a masterpiece called Moby Dick. Languishing in obscurity is another highly regarded Melville novel called Pierre, or the Ambiguities Languishing in obscurity is another Melville novel that was savaged when it came out but has received kinder treatment from contemporary critics.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
A taste of Yuletide Nantucket
"Born on Nantucket and raised in the Rocky Mountains," Lucky Dog is distilled in Sun Valley, Idaho from Idaho winter wheat and clear Rocky Mountain meltwater that is drawn from the Snake River aquifer..
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Today in History for Nov. 14, 2013
Today is Thursday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2013. There are 47 days left in the year.