Author of Unmentionables (Kaylie Jones Books, January 2014), set on the Chautauqua Circuit in western Illinois in 1917. Laurie is a fifth generation Midwesterner who currently lives in Rochester, N.Y. She has an MA in history, with a special interest in early 20th century America.
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Hi, I had a great course in Melville in college. I wouldn’t have appreciated it half as much without the help of my terrific professor (and writer) Frederick Busch. What was your experience with Moby Dick? Laurie
Hi, my name is Scott Baxter and am a huge fan of Moby Dick. I came across an interview where you stated it was a favorite of yours as well. I’m always interested in modern writers who enjoy it and how they first came across it; did you read it…