The Berkshire County Historical Society will host author and historian Aaron Sachs for a book signing and discussion of his latest book, "Up from the Depths: Herman Melville, Lewis Mumford, and Rediscovery in Dark Times," at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road.

Sachs is professor of history and American studies at Cornell University. He will be joined in discussion by Richard Matturro, author and former University of Albany professor of literature.


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Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.