Aruna Kenyi, a Portland High School graduate and native of Sudan, will read excerpts of his memoir “Between Two Rivers.” The book chronicles his improbable journey from East Africa to southern Maine. Kenyi is currently attending the University of Maine at Farmington, studying to be a high school health educator. For more information, go to www.tellingroom.org.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Longfellow Books, 1 Monument Way, Portland. 772-4045

HOW MUCH: Free