The Sherman Historical Society will present a reading and booksigning with John Cilio of Sherman, author of "Portals in the Sky: A Collection of Vintage Cockpit Photographs," Aug. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m.

The 111-page paperback includes a collection of black and white photographs and associated documentation.

The event will be held at the historical society at 3 Route 37 Center.

To pre-purchase a signed copy of the book, call 860-354-3083 or e-mail shermanhistorical@sbcglobal.net.

For more information about the book, visit www.vintageflyer.com or www.shermanhistoricalsociety.org/index-main.html.