Herman Melville

A Reluctantly Pessimistic Interpretation of Moby-Dick

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ioan Marc Jones

Walter Benjamin once said that 'it is not books that live inside the reader, it is he who lives inside them.' The aforementioned Swansonian interpretation of Moby-Dick is utterly representative of the man...

Alice E. Vincent

Happy Halloween: The 50 Scariest Characters From Literature

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 29.12.2012 | Home

To celebrate Halloween, we've put our heads together to compile a list of the 50 most terrifying fictional characters ever (metaphorically - no one ha...

Moby-Dick Celebrated With Google Doodle

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 17.12.2012 | Home

Moby-Dick, the novel by Herman Melville considered one of the greatest in American literature, has be honoured with its own Google doodle. The desi...

How a Rap About Herman Melville Brought Me to Nantucket

MC Lars | Posted 11.02.2012 | Home
MC Lars

Growing up, I had always felt like a cultural tourist in the world of hip-hop. I remember listening to Dr. Dre's Chronic album as a kid and marveling at how an adult like Dre could use words that I wasn't supposed to use around parents.