Author Robinson to speak at bookstore

The Lighthouse Voc-Ed Center in Old Mystic and R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison will mark Autism Awareness Month with a talk by John Elder Robison at 7 p.m. April 26 on his new book, "Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian."

The event will take place at the bookstore, at 768 Boston Post Road in Madison.

Robison's previous book, the memoir, "Look Me in the Eye," has been translated into 18 languages and is sold in 60-plus countries.

For information about the event, visit For reservations, contact Denise Murphy at the center at (860) 445-7627 extension 115 or at


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