Posted on February 6, 2012 by Elizabeth McCullough
The Millions : Nothing if Not Consistent
“Fans of Moby-Dick should read Nathaniel Philbrick’s outstanding historical account In the Heart of the Sea. The book, which tracks the fate of The Essex, a New England whaling vessel sunk by a humongous sperm whale in the South Pacific, is vivid and harrowing.”
A lovely letter to 16-year-old Jackson Pollock from his dad, Paris vs. New York in minimalist illustrations, and more
“The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books asks 125 of modernity’s greatest British and American writers – including Norman Mailer, Ann Pratchett, Jonathan Franzen, Claire Messud, and Joyce Carol Oates – ‘to provide a list, ranked, in order, of what [they] consider the ten greatest works of fiction of all time– novels, story collections, plays, or poems.'”
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
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