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“Call me Ishmael” is one of the most famous opening lines in American literature. With these words, opens one of the strangest and most gripping stories ever written about the sea and sea-faring. Moby Dick by Herman Melville is today considered one of the greatest novels written in America but paradoxically, it was a miserable failure when it first made its debut in 1851. Entitled Moby Dick or The Whale the book finally got its due after the author's death and is now regarded as a classic po ...
 
Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is Herman Melville's sequel to Typee, and, as such, was also autobiographical. After leaving Nuku Hiva, the main character ships aboard a whaling vessel which makes its way to Tahiti, after which there is a mutiny and the majority of the crew are imprisoned on Tahiti. The book follows the actions of the narrator as he explores Tahiti and remarks on their customs and way of life. Many sources incorrectly assert that Omoo is based on Melville's ...
 
A whaling ship stops at a remote Polynesian island. The crew aboard is exhausted after a grueling six-month voyage in which they suffered ill-treatment and drudgery. Two men decide to abandon ship and hide on the island, living off the fruit of the land, until they can get on board a more conducive ship. However, to their consternation they discover that part of the island paradise is peopled by a savage and cannibalistic tribe called the Typees. As destiny would have it, they fall into the ...
 
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The Beat

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In each episode of The Beat, host Alan May introduces a poet and we hear one or two poems, usually read and recorded by the poets themselves. The Beat is produced by Knox County Public Library in Knoxville, Tenn. Rate and review The Beat: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-beat-1664614
 
Caleb Can’t Read is a podcast where you can learn all about the major works, themes, and lives of some of your favorite (or most hated) authors along with Caleb Terrence, being taught the subject of each episode for the first time by his friend, Jordan Raebel, who spent countless hours doing research for your enjoyment and the betterment of his co-host’s education.
 
Welcome to Banned Books, where we read and converse with the rebel children, the holy mischief-makers of God, who fight against the kind of useless religious, spiritual, and moral methods of life improvement that seeks to smother the glory of God in Jesus Christ. We want to introduce you to those who forgot everything except Jesus Christ and him crucified. We all struggle with fear of being last, lost, least, littlest, and dead, and so we are here to encourage, challenge, provoke, and maybe ...
 
Power English Intro Main Text These lessons are sold only on our website, EffortlessEnglishClub.com. If you bought these lessons somewhere else, you have an illegal copy. Please notify us and we will take immediate legal action against the seller. Thank you. Hi, this is AJ Hoge, Director of the Effortless English Club. Welcome to our new set of lessons, these are called the Power English Lessons. The reason they're called Power English is because in these lessons we're going to do two things ...
 
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Enjoy a new, curated short story every episode. We hand-pick 15-25 minute short stories from a pool of award-winning fiction writers. Then we turn them into to mini audiobooks that improve any commute, workout, or walk in the park. Read by professional narrators. Every day is a different story. One morning we might bring you a sci-fi thriller by the legendary Ray Bradbury, and the next morning might be a Sherlock Holmes detective story by Arthur Conan Doyle. Romance? We’ve got it. Narrative ...
 
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Juan R. Palomo is the author of Al Norte (Alabrava Press 2021). Born in Grafton, North Dakota to migrant-worker parents, Palomo grew up in South Texas and several midwestern states. He received a bachelor’s degree in art education from Texas State University and a master’s in journalism and public affairs from American University. He was a reporter…
 
Liar, Liar, Jesus Is A Lunatic? In this episode, we read More Than A Carpenter by Josh McDowell. We discuss the cultural-historical argument that Jesus was either a good moral teacher or a prophet, or whether he was a liar, lunatic, or Lord. — SHOW NOTES: Josh McDowell - More Than a Carpenter https://amzn.to/3xQwXWy or http://www.voiceofthewatchman…
 
Does God Care Whether We’re Good or Bad? We conclude our discussion of Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis. If Christians live in enemy territory, as Lewis writes, how does that affect the defense of our faith? Do we have free will, and why would God give us free will if he knew we’d eat from Eden’s tree? What does conscience have to do with our relati…
 
Let’s Fight! In this episode, we read and discuss C.S. Lewis’ popular book: Mere Christianity. What do Christians believe? How do we discuss religion, good and evil, God and the devil, and why Christianity isn’t something anyone would ever think to invent? — SHOW NOTES: C.S. Lewis - Mere Christianity http://www.ntslibrary.com/PDF%20Books/Mere%20Chr…
 
Singing in Tune, But Singing The Wrong Song... In this episode, we conclude our discussion of Revelation by Flannery O’Connor. How does a theologian of the cross reveal the truth to people who don’t want to listen? Paradox, misdirection, and revelation. — SHOW NOTES: "Revelation" From "Everything That Rises Must Converge" By Flannery O’Connor https…
 
On this episode I talk to author Harrison Scott Key about his books "The World's Largest Man", (winner of the James Thurber Prize for American Humor) and "Congratulations, Who Are You Again?", growing up in Mississippi and offers advice for prospective writers.Google his books and Youtube his TEDx talk, they're all great.Also, you can follow him on…
 
Come join us as we discuss the life of Louis Braille, the man who invented a system for the blind to read while he was only 15! And also sharing a bathroom with 120 other men. Yes, the 1800's were a pooey time, especially if you were blind before Braille, which we'll also talk about. Seriously, you were like town jester if you had a disability. Not…
 
Where we talk about: RFID tagging; These Precious Days by Ann Patchett; Louise Erdrich; Birchbark Books; LaRose; The Round House; The Plague of Doves; The Sentence; The Birchbark House; The Night Watchman; Love Medicine; The Beet Queen; Tracks; The Blue Jay's Dance; Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country; The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No H…
 
A Christ-Haunted Parable... In this episode, we discuss faith, segregation, and the Christ-haunted south as described by Flannery O’Connor in her short story, Revelation. What happens to us when we discuss race, gender, class, and culture apart from Christ Jesus? What does it mean that the churches are Christ-haunted? What happens when the churches…
 
Andrea Carter Brown was born in Paterson, New Jersey. Her poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares, Birmingham Poetry Review, The Mississippi Review, and many others. She is the author of September 12, which recently won the 2022 IPPY Silver Medal in Poetry from the Independent Publishers Group. Her other titles include the The Di…
 
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