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We are a nonprofit bookstore, cafe, and event space in downtown NYC. All proceeds from every show you attend and everything you buy, down to a record and a PBR, go directly to our mission of fighting AIDS and homelessness. 126 Crosby Street, NYC

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Check out our kick-ass poster by Bianca Stone for next month’s Moby-Dick Marathon reading, which will find port at Housing Works on Saturday—including a performance of “Midnight, Forecastle” by Amy Virginia Buchanan’s (aka our cafe manager and storytime ukulele player) Pequod Players troupe—from 10AM to 3PM, and Sunday the event ends here at 4PM. More info at Moby-Dick Marathon NYC, including the full crew.

More amazing details to come as they’re confirmed. We can tell you that there will be loads of amazing Littleneck clam chowder, some Out of Print Clothing swag, and reading copies from Penguin Classics, all our amazing sponsors; and a multimedia presentation of “Etymology” and “Extracts” at WORD on Friday to open the event.

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