July 19, 21—RUTLAND—On Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m., Phoenix Books Rutland will host Donald and Carol Thompson for a talk on their book, “Perseverance: The Life and Work of Painter James Hope.”
James Hope (1818-1892) was an American portrait and landscape painter who excelled at capturing the beauty of mid-19th century Vermont. He is best known for his five large paintings of the Civil War Battle of Antietam done from sketches made while serving as captain in the Second Vermont Volunteers. These are displayed at the Antietam National Battlefield Visitors Center in Maryland.
Then, on Saturday, July 21, Phoenix Books Rutland will host Nash Patel and Leda Scheintaub, authors of “Dosa Kitchen,” for a meet-and-greet/book signing from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The authors will have free samples of dosas for attendees to try.
Dosas, a popular Indian street food, are thin, rice- and lentil-based pancakes that can be stuffed with or dipped into a variety of flavorful fillings.
Both events are free and open to all. Phoenix Books Rutland is located at 2 Center St. Copies of the books will be available for attendees to purchase and have signed.
For more information, call 802-855-8078 or visit phoenixbooks.biz.