Posted on January 17, 2024 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Depending on what you're seeking, we have one long read and one about a long read ...
The former: Fresh Air's Terry Gross interviewed historian Benjamin Breen about his new book, Tripping on Utopia.
Tripping on Utopia discusses the early research of anthropologist Margaret Mead and her husband into psychedelics and its contribution to later secret CIA experiments with the substances.
The latter: Luke Winkie wrote a piece in Slate about going to a twenty-four-hour marathon reading of Moby-Dick by Herman Melville.
This epic homage to what's now considered a classic takes place every January at the New Bedford Whaling Museum in Massachusetts.
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