Moby Dick

A Reluctantly Pessimistic Interpretation of Moby-Dick

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 12.11.2014 | 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...

A Novel Idea: Beautiful Sculptures Made From Books

Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

"I can never pass up an old book," Jodi Harvey-Brown tells us. "At this point I have hundreds of them." We were always taught that books, like musi...

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...

A Bed Time Story From Cameron

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | Home

A reading by the Prime Minister that aims to introduce the 161-year-old novel Moby Dick to a new generation goes live to the world today. David Cam...

Forget 'Trainspotting' - The 10 Book Prequels We Really Want To Read

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 12.04.2012 | Home

If you're a bookworm, chances are you've spent days or weeks falling in love with a novel, only to wind up wishing you could know what happens next. B...

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.

Sam Leith's Desert Island Books

Marissa Chen | Posted 30.12.2011 | Home
Marissa Chen

Sam Leith served as literary editor of the Daily Telegraph until 2008 and is the author of two award-winning books, Dead Pets and Sod's Law. His work has also appeared in - amongst other publications - the Evening Standard, The Guardian, and the Sunday Times. Leith's first novel, The Coincidence Engine was released in February.