Caress and burn through the pages; a reader

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale - Herman Melville, Andrew Delbanco, Tom Quirk TL:DR I like Melville's writing but I'm not reading such a long, slow novel filled with every fine detail of an antiquated niche industry.

Currently reading

The Brief History of the Dead
Kevin Brockmeier
The Magus
John Fowles
The Republic
Desmond Lee, Plato
James Joyce