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I went to the Multilingual Student Conference today and had a great time.  I tweeted all through the event (which is something that is encouraged), and you can get a good feel for the conference by going through the Twitter feed for #123chat.  654 more words

Free ebooks - Project Gutenberg

I just wanted to point out another free books source (legal free books). The Gutenberg Project.

This project basically has 45,000 free ebooks chosen among free epub books, free kindle books and other sources. 61 more words


Wrap-Up: Moby-Dick

Break out the balloons and confetti, it’s time for a party! If you’ve made it this far, then you’ve done something quite brag-worthy: Finished Moby-Dick… 238 more words

Herman Melville

▶ Chris Hedges: The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies

In this speech, which he gave in Santa Monica, Calif., and other cities last year, Chris Hedges talks about the existential challenges faced by the human species. 1,505 more words

Corporate Empire

Reviewsday Tuesday: Moby Dick

Title: Moby Dick
Author: Herman Melville
Haiku plot synopsis:

Hey, have some whale facts!
Here! Take some more. I love whales!
Everyone is dead.


Mouth-Watering Photos of Literature's Most Famous Meals

When Dinah Fried’s Fictitious Dishes were first posted in June 2012, they caused an online stir, and that was no surprise. She styled, prepared, and shot elaborate recreations of some of the most iconic meals in literature, from… 121 more words


A Tale of Two Ships

There was once not one, but two Hispaniola ships in Scarborough.

Above: An illustration from Treasure Island, showing the Hispaniola – a fictional ship in Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous novel that inspired the Scarborough imitation… 361 more words