The Whale and the Weirdness Beyond

On the 168th anniversary of the publication of Moby-Dick, a brief appreciation of the most extravagant of American authors.

Moby-Dick: An Unparalleled Literary Voyage

The Piazza Tales: A Cabinet of Curiosities

Adapted from the book, 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die by James Mustich. Copyright © 2018 by James Mustich. Published by Workman Publishing

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