080713Get Booked Series features William Martin, Martina Kirsch (198)

GILFORD — On Thursday, August 8, the Gilford Public Library will host New York Times bestselling author William Martin for a presentation entitled, "Lincoln and Liberty Too".

This presentation will examine President Lincoln, and take a journey into the past to meet him, the people he know and the city he lived in as President. The author of nine books, including The Lincoln Letter and the Peter Fallon series, William Martin has "tracked national treasures across the landscape of the American imagination, chronicled the lives of the great and the anonymous in American history, and brought to life legendary American locations, from "Cape Cod" to "Annapolis" to the "City of Dreams."

Martin will be at the Gilford Library as part of the library's Get Booked series of author visits. The presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is both free and open to the public.

The series continues on Tuesday, August 13 as author Marina Kirsch presents and discusses her book, "Flight of Remembrance: A World War II Memoir of Love and Survival". Flight of Remembrance follows the journey of Kirsch's father, who was drafted into the Luftwaffe in 1941. This special presentation will also begin at 6:30 p.m. and is free.