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 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, 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

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