JAMES L. NELSON

Maine-based historian and novelist James L. Nelson will talk about the Battle of Bunker Hill, one of the subjects of his recent book “With Fire and Sword.” The book is about the early days of the American Revolution, culminating in the Battle of Bunker Hill. The talk and signing is being held as part of the library’s Brown Bag Lecture Series, so people are invited to bring a lunch. 

WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: Portlandlibrary.com; 871-1700