Sign up to read Moby-Dick during the festival

The Book Festival public reading of the classic novel, Moby-Dick, starts on Oct. 10. To sign up please email Nick Dolan at

The team, led by Anna Barker, who organizes the public reading of a classic each year during the Book Festival, we will read in front of the Old Capitol on:

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

and under the whale skeleton in the University of Iowa’s Museum of Natural History in Macbride Hall on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.