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Mind the Gap: The Well-Readheads on a Few Books They Haven’t Read

LH: So, my little snuggle bunny, today we’re going to discuss the gaps in our reading education by naming a ...

10 Best Overlooked Moments of MOBY-DICK

I first read Moby-Dick about ten years ago to show myself I still had the attention span to read things ...

9 Tips to Conquer Your White Whale and Find the Perfect Audiobook Narrator

The Audiophiles is a regular column in which contributors Rachel S. and Cassandra chat about the latest and greatest audiobooks on their ...

10 Pieces of MOBY-DICK Swag

This is apparently the Summer In Which I Internet-Window Shop For Bookish Stuff Because It’s Too Hot To Do Things ...

5 Perfect Books for Stephen Colbert’s Book Club

I was very skeptical going into the first edition of The cOlbert Book Club, Stephen Colbert’s group read of The ...

Three Kickstarted Literary Card Games We Can’t Wait To Play

Lately, it seems like we’re seeing one hell of a resurgence in tabletop card games. It feels like every other week I’m ...

Readin’ On A Jet Plane: How Do You Pick Books for Long Flights?

First World Problems existed long before some smug 20th century types erected a podium for countries to congratulate themselves for ...

A Compendium of Literary References on The Simpsons: Season 1

If you asked me to name the most literate / literary sitcom of all time, I would have to begin ...

Studying Literature Via Heavy Metal

At a small college in Canyon, Texas — West Texas A&M University — an English professor named Martin Jacobsen is ...

Top 10 Stupid Movie Quotes About Reading

Have you ever had a conversation that consists solely of movie quotes and references? I know! Me too! To be ...

Franzen Comes Alive: A Playlist for MOBY-DICK

Franzen Comes Alive is a series of book-related playlists. My reading resolution this year is to finally read Moby-Dick. And ...

3 Reasons to Finally Read Moby-Dick

I tried to read Moby-Dick when I was a kid. I was ready to try again in high school, but ...

Happy MOBY-DICK Day!

On this day in 1851, Herman Melville’s manic work of genius Moby-Dick was published. It was ripped apart by critics ...

Go Around the Watery Part of the World in 135 Days: The MOBY-DICK Big Read

This, well, this is just really freakin’ cool. Being read to is one of the great pleasures of a reading ...

5 Awesome, Fun, and Totally Weird Literary “Call Me Maybe” Covers

This trend won’t seem to die, so in the spirit of “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em,” we present ...