The Summer 2010 Book Signing series at Artisan Books & Bindery, 509 Pendleton Point Road, will host authors and their latest books Thursdays at 2:30 p.m.

The series schedule is as follows; July 8, James L. Nelson, “George Washington’s Great Gamble”; July 15, Susan Bartlett Crater, “Sister Parish Design: On Decorating”; July 22, Kate Braestrup, “Marriage and Other Acts of Charity”; July 29, Chris Van Dusen, “Circus Ship”; Aug. 5, Bruce Murkoff, “Red Rain”; and Aug. 12, Dev Devereux, “Maine: Out & About.”

On Tuesday, July 13, Artisan Books & Bindery will host Linda Greenlaw for a talk, Q&A session and signing of her “Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea” at 2:30 p.m.

For more information, call 734-6852 or visit

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to