Literary Events

John Bemelmans Marciano

When: Thu., Sept. 18, 10 a.m. 2008

He never met his famous grandfather, Ludwig Bemelmans, but John Bemelmans Marciano grew up loving his late forebear's series of books for children about the Parisian schoolgirl, Madeline. Finding an unfinished manuscript of his grandfather's, Marciano decided to continue the series. AtRakestraw Books (409 Railroad Ave., Danville) on Sept. 18, he discusses his latest, Madeline and the Cats of Rome. 10 a.m.

Anneli Star Josselin Rufus

Price: free