Nathaniel Philbrick “Why Read Moby-Dick?”
October 27th, 2011
It is widely considered one of the greatest books of all time, a classic that is always included in lists of must-read novels. Generations of readers have loved it. So why, then, do so many other people seem to avoid “Moby-Dick?”
Historian Nathaniel Philbrick says “Moby-Dick” is a book you love or you hate, much of it depending on the circumstances of how you were first introduced to it. He says it is one of his favorite books, and he makes the case for it in his new book “Why Read Moby-Dick?”
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