american http://wlrn.org en Why Read Moby Dick? http://wlrn.org/post/why-read-moby-dick <p></p><p>10/10/13 - Thursday&#39;s&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> begins with a discussion of what may be the greatest American novel:&nbsp; Herman Melville&rsquo;s <em>Moby Dick</em>. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The novel&rsquo;s length and esoteric topic keeps modern readers at bay.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ll speak with <strong><a href="http://nathanielphilbrick.com/">Nathaniel </a></strong></span><strong><a href="http://nathanielphilbrick.com/">Philbrick</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, author of </span><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/GLTveU"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">WHY READ MOBY DICK</em></a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">? &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And more.&nbsp; <strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/people/linda-gassenheimer">Linda </a></strong></span><strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/people/linda-gassenheimer">Gassenheimer</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a visit from Univision celebrity chef Ingrid Hoffman. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fred </span>Tasker&rsquo;s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> wine comments, as well. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That&rsquo;s </span><a href="http://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Wednesday at 1pm.</span></p><ul><li><a href="http://nathanielphilbrick.com">nathanielphilbrick.com</a></li><li><a href="https://twitter.com/natphilbrick/">twitter.com/natphilbrick</a></li><li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/nathanielphilbrick">www.facebook.com/nathanielphilbrick</a></li></ul><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 21900 at http://wlrn.org Why Read Moby Dick?