Whale Day, the Very Best Day


Friday was Moby-Dick’s 164th birthday, and much celebration was to be had. Lit Hub went particularly hard, sharing all manner of whale-related materials: A history of whales in literature from Jonah to Melville to Nathaniel Philbrick; 120-year-old plaster dildos in Nantucket and the history and loneliness held within; An excerpt from War of the Whales, about the devastation of whale populations due […]