Moby-Dick Marathon Reading

November 9-10, 2019

Climb aboard the Pequod with Independence Seaport Museum and The Rosenbach for a great white whale of a celebration!

Join us as we read Herman Melville’s entire novel over a 25-hour period, starting on Saturday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m. and reading through Sunday, November 10 at 3:00 p.m. This collaboration with The Rosenbach will feature a boatload of food and fun activities for all ages. Celebrate the Great White Whale with us! 

Sign up to be a reader

If you would like to be a reader, please email Edward G. Pettit at Please indicate what times you are available to read and we will do our best to accommodate.