There will be an author talk at the Chilmark Library by Michael Blanchard on Wednesday, Dec. 4 for his new book Through a Sober Lens: A Photographer’s Journey.

Mr. Blanchard’s book chronicles, in words and photographs, his journey from alcoholism to a life of connection and healing. His previous book is Fighting For My Life and he owns the Crossroads Gallery in Oak Bluffs. The event takes place from 5 to 6 p.m.