Moby-Dick Marathon: The Story Hour Series


Relive one of New Bedford Whaling Museum’s most beloved events with a twist! The annual Moby-Dick Marathon takes place each winter and runs for 25 consecutive hours. Melville aficionados, scholars, and others enter a lottery months in advance for their chance to be a part of the reading. In this re-imagined, virtual event, a past marathon will be released in nightly, hour-long segments. Get cozy as you listen or follow along from the comfort of your home.

We have saved the reading of the last leg of this iconic novel for readers participating from home! Readers entered their names for a chance to read and were chosen in a random drawing on April 20, 2020.

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