In Which Is Discussed the Annual Moby-Dick Marathon of the New Bedford Whaling Museum
The New Bedford Whaling Museum's Moby-Dick Marathon is an annual non-stop reading of Herman Melville's literary masterpiece. The multi-day program of entertaining activities and events is presented every January. Admission to the Marathon is free.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Today in History
This date in 1851 was the official publication date of Moby-Dick in the U.S. (It had been published in England on October 18, as The Whale.)