Maine author Lily King will be reading from and talking about her third novel, “Father of the Rain,” which fellow Maine author Richard Russo has called “one of the most richly satisfying and haunting novels I’ve read in a long time.” King will be speaking as part of the library’s Brown Bag Lecture series, so bring your lunch if you want.


WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland


INFO: 871-1700;