Read Moby Dick a chapter at a time over four months

Nick Zorn Reader Find

By Nick Zorn in Cool Websites on Monday 19 November 2012

The folks over at the Moby Dick Big Read describe Herman Melville’s novel as ‘Sprawling, magnificent, deliriously digressive…the great unread American novel’. After my best friend tried for years to get me to read Moby Dick, I finally moved the American bible of whaling off of my bucket list and onto my bedside table after he spontaneously tattooed a sperm whale on his forearm as an homage to the behemoth in his favorite book. Now I understand what all the fuss is about. Moby Dick is manly, cosmopolitan, and above all, nerdy in the best way possible.

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Moby Dick typed on toilet paper

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Products on Wednesday 1 February 2012

For the person who has everything, there is this: the full manuscript of Moby Dick typed on toilet paper. So now you can luterallyt wipe your ass with one of the greatest books of our time. All for only US$999.95. A steal.

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Matt Kish illustrates every page of Moby Dick

Joshua Izenberg Reader Find

By Joshua Izenberg in New Illustration on Monday 7 November 2011

Matt Kish drew a picture for every page of Moby Dick. If you haven’t read it, just know this: it’s a really long book. I think it took him two years.

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