Author William Farina will read from his book, "De Vere as Shakespeare: An Oxfordian Reading of the Canon," in Ashland tonight.

The reading begins at 7:30 p.m. at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St. It's free.

Farina presents the controversial argument for poet Edward De Vere's authorship of the plays and poems attributed to Shakespeare, offering historical and literary evidence.

Details: 488-0029.