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Things to do Aug. 1, 2011: Literature

Posted July 31, 2011, at 8:27 p.m.

BANGOR — Meet Spencer Seidel, author of “Dead of Wynter,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. Books will be available for purchase and signing. For information, call 947-8336 or visit bpl.lib.me.us.

BANGOR — Meet Emily Bracale, author of “ In The Lyme-Light: Portraits of Illness and Healing,” 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. For information, call 947-8336 or visit bpl.lib.me.us.

CALAIS — The Calais Bookshop’s book group will discuss “The Basque History of the World” by Mark Kurlansky, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St. For information, call 454-1110.

CALAIS — Mystery writer Sarah Graves will discuss her newest book, “Knockdown,” 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St. For information, call 454-1110.

CAMDEN — Angus King will present a slide show of his travels and talk about his book, “Governor’s Travels: How I Left Politics, Learned to Back Up a Bus, and Found America,” 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. For information, call 236-3440 or visit librarycamden.org.

CAMDEN — Author David McCullough will discuss his new book, “The Greater Journey — Americans in Paris,” 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, Camden Opera House hosted by Camden Public Library. Ticket and event information available at librarycamden.org or call 236-3440.

NEWPORT — “One World, Many Stories” exhibit featuring the stories and mementos of people of Newport, including Donn Fendler of “Lost on a Mountain in Maine,” through Friday, Aug. 26, at Newport Cultural Center, 154 Main St. For information, call 368-2193 or visit newportculturalcenter.org.

ROCKLAND — Victoria Wyeth illustrated talk “Andrew Wyeth: Friends and Family — Portraits over the Years,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Oceanside High School auditorium, formerly Rockland District High School, 400 Broadway. Tickets are: $25 for the general public, $22 for members of the Friends of the Rockland Library, and $22 for students. Tickets are available at the Rockland Public Library, the Reading Corner and the Grasshopper Shop as well as in Camden at Sherman’s Books. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Rockland Public Library. For information, call the library at 594-0310.

SEARSPORT — Jane McCloskey, daughter of children’s author Robert McCloskey, will share memories of her father, his classic titles, including “Blueberries for Sal” and “Make Way for Ducklings,” at a talk and book signing, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday Aug. 5, at Left Bank Books, 21 E. Main St. McCloskey has just published a new biography of her father, “Robert McCloskey: A Private Life in Words and Pictures.” The event is free and open to the public. For information, call 548-6400 or visit leftbankbookshop.com.

WINTER HARBOR — Talk with Dennis Damon about Ruth Moore’s books will follow film about Ruth Moore, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Winter Harbor Library, 371 Main St. For information, call 974-9366 or visit winterharbor.lib.me.us.

YARMOUTH — Ardeana Hamlin will read from and sign copies of her new novel, “Abbott’s Reach,” 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Sherman’s, 56 Main St. For information, call 288-3161.

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