Monday, May 14

In Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation, 36 acclaimed authors (including Rebecca Solnit, Joyce Carol Oates and Edwidge Danticat) reflect on the grim reality behind the economics that prove we live in deeply unjust times. Editor John Freeman discusses the collection with contributors Richard Russo and Kerri Arsenault at Print (273 Congress St., Portland) at 7 p.m. Free. 536-4778. printbookstore.com.