State Road Restaurant’s Speakeasy Series returns next week with more unrivaled chances to mingle and speak with respected authors. This Tuesday, April 18, author John Hough Jr. will discuss Seen the Glory, a novel about the Battle of Gettysburg and two young brothers who volunteer to serve their country. Future participating authors include Alexandra Styron, who will speak about her book, Reading My Father, on May 16. On June 20 novelist Richard North Patterson will discuss his 20th novel, Fall from Grace, a family drama set on Martha’s Vineyard.

The Speakeasy Series is presented by State Road in collaboration with the West Tisbury library foundation. Proceeds benefit the library’s capital campaign. All Speakeasy events begin at 5:30 p.m. at State Road Restaurant in West Tisbury. Hors d’oeuvres and light refreshments will be served. The price per ticket is $75 per person or $200 for the series. Space is limited, so early booking is advised. For more information or to make reservations, call Carol Brush at 508-693-3489.