Crash Barry visits Bull Moose to read from and sign copies of his book “Tough Island: True Stories from Matinicus, Maine.” His tales of danger and drugs, sex and violence, death and sorrow, all with a backdrop of breathtaking beauty, come from two years spent as a lobsterboat sternman on the remote island. 

WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Bull Moose, 456 Payne Road, Scarborough

HOW MUCH: Free; first-edition hardcover books available for reduced price of $11.70