Kenneth Setzer

In the Heart of the Sea

Today is the anniversary of a remarkable event in nautical history. The whaleship Essex, stove and sunk by a whale: the victim/leviathan fought back. The ultimate text on this tale … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

On this Day in Publishing History …

When I opened Google today, the Google doodle featured this beautiful scene from one of my favorite author’s magnum opus:

October 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

I Met a Scrimshander

I was lucky enough to meet a very talented man many years back, with interests similar to mine (nautical art & oddities being one of them). He, however, didn’t just … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

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