Botswanan author and former judge Unity Dow will be at Longfellow Books on Wednesday for a reading and signing of her latest book, “Saturday Is for Funerals.” In the book, Dow and Max Essex tell stories of lives ravaged by AIDS in her native country. Dow will be in Maine as part of the University of Maine’s Justice for Women Lecture series. 

WHEN: 3 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Longfellow Books, One Monument Way, Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: Longfellowbooks.com; 772-4045