By Nathan Gelgud 5 min read
Moby-Dick is worth reading, we promise: It's as good as everyone says. Here's where to start with reading Herman Melville!
By Tom Blunt 3 min read
Also in the news: The books found aboard Blackbeard's ship, and a library entirely salvaged from garbage. Welcome to the Daily Blunt!
By Tom Blunt 4 min read
For most of the year, rivers, lakes, and oceans serve either a strictly practical purpose, or a metaphorical one — we’d rather die than jump in. Once summer comes, however, you can’t
By Brian James Baer 4 min read
In a time of divisiveness, editor Brian James Baer reminds us that Russia and America have much in common when it comes to their literary traditions.