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5 Classics that Gain New Meaning When You Listen to the Audiobook

If you didn't get into Moby-Dick when you read it in school, try it again in Anthony Heald's sardonic audiobook narration.

Books I’ve Read Instead of Finishing Moby-Dick

Whaling, Victoriana, satire, and historical fiction one reader has picked up while she slowly makes her way through Moby-Dick.

Honest Plot Summaries of 19th-Century Novels

What if we summarized those 19th-century classics a little more...honestly?

4 New Books Set in New England to Read This Month

Four new novels coming in June, all set in New England

5 Bizarre 19th Century American Novels

A round-up of five...unusual...American novels of the 19th century.

Reading Pathways: Edgar Allan Poe

And I’d Do It Again: Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

10 Adventure Novels to Die For

Literary Tourism: American Author Museums

A Simple Tale About Man Who Hates An Animal: MOBY-DICK in Pop Culture

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In February

Manuscript Discoveries That Would Make Me Die From Joy

12 Dead Authors You Should Follow On Twitter

Riot Reviews Rooster, A New EReading App

10 Best Overlooked Moments of MOBY-DICK