Moby Dick

Seven Metaphorical Whales In Honor of Moby Dick

Today marks the anniversary of the United States release of the classic novel Moby-Dick, a whale tale of revenge. The great white whale is infamous for his monstrous grandeur and size. Yet it’s the idea of such a creature that makes the biggest impact on the story’s characters—to their sense of self, and of their… Read More »

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Book Recs From Famous Literary Characters

If we could have a moment to speak with our favorite literary characters, what would we discuss? Books, of course! Here are some book recommendations from our favorite and famous literary friends!   Elizabeth Bennett from Pride and Prejudice recommends… Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld “Mrs. Bennet has one thing on her mind: how to marry off… Read More »

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Book Bites: News and Views for November 13

ANDRÉ ALEXIS’S FIFTEEN DOGS IS THE WINNER OF THE 2015 @GillerPrize pic.twitter.com/hn1YCJp2nj — Coach House Books (@coachhousebooks) November 11, 2015   Amazon opened a bricks-and-mortar bookstore in Seattle, prompting a little bit of head-shaking and more than a few speculative think-pieces on the strange, possibly irrelevant strategy by the online retail giant. It’s hard to… Read More »

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A Literary Feast

  Canadian Thanksgiving is happening this weekend, so delicious fall recipes have been on my mind for weeks. While the holidays are a great time to revisit our favorite traditional dishes, I’ve been wondering whether there might be a nice (and tasty) way to shake things up a bit. Then it hit me: why not… Read More »

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