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Moby Dick Book Club

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Have you ever wanted to read Moby Dick, but were too intimidated? Or is the novel a treasured favorite and you’re ready for a re-read? All are welcome for a fun discussion of the American classic on White Whale Wednesdays! To celebrate Herman Melville’s 200th birthday, HAF, Discover Albany, and the New York State Writers Institute are hosting a Moby Dick Book Club, where we commit to completing the novel over a period of six months. We’ll chat for an hour with a Melville enthusiast over a pint, and then enjoy a Melville/Moby Dick centered program. Don’t have time for both? Feel free to come to just one part of the evening. The stalwart souls who do it all will receive a fun prize to commemorate their accomplishment.

Earlier Event: May 7
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