NASELLE - Seven writers who have a Finnish heritage or whose books relate to Finnish culture or history will make presentations at the Naselle Timberland Library Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29. The authors will read from their works and then discuss them with the audience. Book signings will follow each talk. Call the Naselle Timberland Library at 484-3877 for more information.

July 28

• 11 a.m. to noon, Solveig Torvik: "Nikolai's Fortune."

• 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., M.E.A. McNeil: "A Mother's Story: Based on the Lemminkainen Runes from the Finnish Epic the Kalevala."

• 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Lester Ristinen: "Collectible Knives of Finland."

• 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Robert Michael Pyle: "Sky Time in Gray's River: Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place."

July 29

• 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Brian Atwater and David Yamaguchi: "The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America." • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Irene Martin: "Legacy and Testament: The Story of Columbia River Gillnetters."

• 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Bryan Penttila: "Columbia River, the Astoria Odyssey: A Pictorial History of Life on the Columbia River Estuary."

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