WSHU Public Radio, will feature David Bouchier, the host of the station's "Sunday Matinee," at its "Join the Conversation" series 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at University Commons, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave.

Bouchier, a British essayist and humor writer, will discuss "Peripheral Vision: Irregular Essays from Public Radio," his newest collection of unexpected observations and whimsical opinions.

Bouchier's commentaries and columns have appeared in many publications, including The Hartford Courant and The New York Times. The resident of Stony Brook, L.I., is also the author of seven books, including "The Cats and the Water Bottles" and "Other Mysteries of French Village Life."

"Sunday Matinee" is a program of classical music and commentary heard on WSHU and WSUF in Long Island's Suffolk County.

Bouchier will be available to sign books after his talk.

Reservations are required and can be made at www.wshu.org. There is a $5 suggested donation, which will be collected at the door to benefit WSHU Public Radio.

Call the station at 203-371-1255 for information.