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.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

MDM23 is official!

The 23rd Moby-Dick Marathon is coming, January 4-6. Details are now on the Whaling Museum site.

Save the date. Plan your transportation. Make room reservations.

2019 being the bicentennial of Melville's birth, we can expect something special.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Unknown Melville manuscript found?

Roger Stritmatter, humanities professor at Coppin State University (Baltimore), believes he may have found the manuscript of "a satiric mock-newspaper" penned by Herman Melville.

Read all about it in the Baltimore Sun.

Hat-tip @MelvilleQuotes.