Jul 23, 2019
In chapters 71-86, no amount of action could keep us from feeling sedated by the seemingly endless chapters on phrenology... Although maybe all of Moby-Dick would improve if read like a jazz poem?
Chapter 79: The Prairie - read like an experimental jazz poem by the Mob-Dick Big Read project
Before Dave Malloy's new...
Jul 18, 2019
This week we tackled the most action packed reading yet, chapters 60-70, in which we encountered bloody whale killing, racial stereotyping, and ugly power structures.
Jul 10, 2019
In discussing chapters 42-59, we mentioned "The Card Turner," a YA novel by Louis Sachar.
Also, giant squid are scary, Fedallah's whaleboat crew are eerie, and and Melville is not subtle.