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Town Greens Book Talk by Eric Lehman
Please join us for a talk by author, Eric D. Lehman, to discuss his book, Town Greens of Connecticut. We will meet in the main meeting room of the Guilford Library from 7:00-9:00. Please feel free to visit some great restaurants around the green in Guilford before hand and we will have some treats available for the talk. Parking is available in the library parking lot and around the green. This event is FREE!
Eric Lehman teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Bridgeport and his essays, reviews, poems, and stories have been published in dozens of journals and magazines. His dozen books include A History of Connecticut Food, Literary Connecticut, A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in Your Backyard, Bridgeport: Tales from the Park City, Hamden: Tales from the Sleeping Giant, Insiders' Guide to Connecticut, The Foundation of Summer, Connecticut Town Greens: History of the State's Common Centers, and Afoot in Connecticut: Journeys in Natural History, nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Becoming Tom Thumb: Charles Stratton, P. T. Barnum, and the Dawn of American Celebrity was released by Wesleyan University Press and won the Henry Russell Hitchcock Award from the Victorian Society of America, and was chosen as one of the American Library Association's outstanding university press books of the year. His revolutionary history Homegrown Terror: Benedict Arnold and the Burning of New London was a finalist in two categories of the Indie Book Awards. 2016 sees the long-awaited publication of his novella, Shadows of Paris.
For more about the author, you can find his website here: http://www.ericdlehman.org/