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Melville Moby Dick

Wall Street: Brush Up Your Melville

Carla Seaquist | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business
Carla Seaquist

The "monomaniac" pursuit of profit, taken to "demoniac" extremes (two words Melville uses repeatedly) is a killing pursuit that can take every last thing -- even the ship itself (read: the nation) -- down.

Hey, Teacher. Let Kids Read Alone.

Steve Terreri | Posted 11.24.2011 | Home
Steve Terreri

Considering how wide the differences between reading on one's own and reading in a class are, I'm interested in how educators might take some aspects from the former to let high school students read just to read.

Under The Influence

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Writing a book is usually a long, hair-pulling affair for the author. But in the end, only one name appears on the front of the book: their own. What...

Shirt Made Out Of 'Moby Dick' Pages

mediabistro.com | Jason Boog on Sep 29, 2010 10:23 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For her entry in a t-shirt contest, reader Kristin Walko created an entire t-shirt out of pages from "Moby Dick."...