Talk on addiction and recovery at Dover library

DOVER – All are welcome to attend the upcoming New Hampshire Humanities program at the Dover Public Library, either in-person or virtually on Monday, May 9, at 6:30 pm The program is entitled “Hooked: Narratives of Addiction, Recovery and Redemption ”To be presented by Kate Gaudet. No registration for this free program is required, unless you’d like to attend virtually. Visit dover.nh.gov/government/city-operations/library/events to register. The program is open to the public. For more information, call 603-516-6050.

Livestream talk with Amor Towles about ‘The Lincoln Highway’

PORTSMOUTH – Writers on a New England Stage is presenting New York Times best-selling author Amor Towles with his new novel, “The Lincoln Highway,” on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 pm The in-person event is sold out but livestream tickets are available.

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The event includes an audience Q&A and a literary conversation with Peter Biello, host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s broadcast of the afternoon news magazine All Things Considered. Livestream tickets are $ 10. Copies of the book ($ 30 hardcover) will be available for purchase. Books and tickets can be purchased online at TheMusicHall.org, at 603-436-2400, or in person at the box office at 28 Chestnut St.

A sketch of William Dean Howells at work, courtesy of WD Howells.

Tour William Dean Howells’ Kittery Point home

KITTERY, Maine – As part of its 375th anniversary celebration, Kittery is offering tours of author William Dean Howells’ home. Susan Goodman, an English professor at the University of Delaware, who co-authored a 2005 biography of the author, will lead two tours of Howells’ gambrel-roofed former residence at 36 Pepperrell Road in Kittery Point on Tuesday, May 10. These tours , to be held at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, will be ticketed events and limited to groups of 15. Tickets may be obtained through the Rice Public Library at rice.lib.me.us.

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