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Published: 2014-02-27T10:08:04-05:00

 



Greater Boston author readings March 2-8

2014-02-27T10:08:04-05:00

SUNDAY: Bill Alberti (“Once Upon a Sunrise”) and Louise Dery-Wells read at 12:45 p.m. at the Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North St., Plymouth … Michael Quinlin (“Irish Boston: A Lively Look at Boston’s Colorful Irish Past”) reads at 2 p.m. at Lawrence Heritage State Park, 1 Jackson St., Lawrence … Dory Codington (“Cardinal Points”) reads at 2 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Susan Minot (“Thirty Girls”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Jeffrey Bolster (“The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail”) reads at 4 p.m. at the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset MONDAY: Claire Messud ("The Woman Upstairs") reads at 4:30 p.m. at Wellesley College, Newhouse Center for the Humanities, 106 Central St., Wellesley … Barbara Helfgott Hyett (“Rift”) and Wendy Mnookin (“To Get Here”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge … Emily Parker (“Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices from the Internet Underground”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store TUESDAY: Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen (“Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well”) read at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/ douglas_stone_and_sheila_heen/) … Marie Rutkoski (“The Winner's Curse”) reads in conversation with Kristin Cashore at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Megan Marshall (“Margaret Fuller: A New American Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … John Clark Levin (“Private Anti-Piracy Navies: How Warships for Hire Are Changing Maritime Security”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Shannon Hale (“Dangerous”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley WEDNESDAY: Michio Kaku (“The Future of the Mind”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre (tickets $5 or free with book pre-order; visit brooklinebooksmith.com/tickets or call 617-566-6660) … Kim Harrison (“The Undead Pool”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon at the Boston Public Library, Copley, 700 Boylston St. … Andrea Raynor (“Incognito: Lost and Found at Harvard Divinity School”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Adam Wilson (“What’s Important Is Feeling”) and Paul Rome (“We All Sleep in the Same Room”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Mireille Guiliano (“French Women Don’t Get Facelifts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley ($5 ticket may be used as coupon) … Kenneth Calhoun (“Black Moon”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Peniel Joseph (“Stokely: A Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books THURSDAY: Denis Kitchen (“The Art of Harvey Kurtzman”) and Paul Hornschemeier (“Mother Come Home”) speak about legendary cartoonist Will Eisner at 6 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Christopher Klein (“Strong Boy: The Life and times of John L. Sullivan, America’s First Sports Hero”) reads at 6 p.m. in Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, Copley, 700 Boylston St. … Kathleen Hirsch (“A Home in the Heart of a City”) reads at 6:15 p.m. at the Jamaica Plain Branch of BPL, 12 Sedgwick St. … Maxim D. Shrayer (“Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Driscoll School, 64 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline … Alan Lightman (“The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Aaron Their (“The Ghost Apple”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Peniel Joseph (“Stokely: A Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Terry Kitchen (“Next Big Thing”) and Rob Siegel (“Memoirs of a Hack Mechanic”) read at 7 p.m. at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave., Somerville … Kate Alcott (“The Daring Ladies of Lowell”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … Andrew Knapp (“Find Momo: A Photography Book”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith …[...]



Greater Boston author readings Feb. 23-March 1

2014-02-20T09:34:24-05:00

SUNDAY: Carter Alan (“Radio Free Boston: The Rise and Fall of WBCN”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Doug Most (“The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Neil Swidey (“Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham MONDAY: Dan Kennedy (“The Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the Post-Newspaper Age”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Langley-Adams Library 185 Main St., Groveland … Mark Schneider (“Joe Moakley’s Journey: From Boston to El Salvador”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library, 690 Adams St., Dorchester … Edmund White (“Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith TUESDAY: Michael Lowenthal (“The Paternity Test”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library, 685 Tremont St. … Christopher Golden (“Snowblind”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … Bruce Holsinger (“A Burnable Book”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Christopher Klein (“A History of Boston Sports: From Playful Puritans to Football Patriots”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Depot, 13 Depot Sq., Lexington ($10 ticket required) … Alice Hoffman (“The Museum of Extraordinary Things”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Matthew Quick (“Good Luck of Right Now”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Danah Boyd (“It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store WEDNESDAY: Matthew Quick (“The Good Luck of Right Now”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Abbey Room at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St., Boston … Roberta Gately (“The Bracelet”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Stellina Restaurant, 47 Main St., Watertown … Neil Swidey (“Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Maxim D. Shrayer (“Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Ted Reinstein (“New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Peabody Library, 82 Main St., Peabody … Wiley Cash (“This Dark Road to Mercy”) and Peter Swanson (“The Girl With a Clock for a Heart”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Jennifer Ringer (“Dancing Through It: My Journey in the Ballet”) reads at 8 p.m. at José Mateo Ballet Theatre, 400 Harvard St., Cambridge THURSDAY: Stephen Brumwell (“George Washington: Gentleman Warrior”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Abbey Room at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St. … Carolyn Wilkins (“They Raised Me Up: A Black Single Mother and the Women Who Inspired Her”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Aislynn Rodeghiero- Rapciak (“Sullivan: Putting the Tri in Triumph”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Nick Bromell (“The Time is Always Now: Black Thought and the Transformation of US Democracy”) reads with Eugene Rivers and Brandon Terry at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Nathalie Laidler-Kylander (“The Brand IDEA: Managing Nonprofit Brandswith Integrity, Democracy and Affinity”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Neil Swidey (“Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books FRIDAY: Kathryn Craft (“The Art of Falling”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Susan Minot (“Thirty Girls”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jason Landry (“Instant Connections: Essays and Interviews on Photography”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop SATURDAY: Jennifer Davis Carey (“Near The Hope”) reads at 12 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough [...]



Greater Boston author readings Feb. 16-22

2014-02-13T09:24:36-05:00

SUNDAY: Marcia Matthew (“Hippieville”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18

Lyman St., Westborough

TUESDAY: Noam Chomsky (“Masters of Mankind: Essays and Lectures, 1969-2013”)

reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge …

Jerome Charyn (“I Am Abraham: A Novel of Lincoln and the Civil War”) reads at 7

p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Doug Most ("The Race Underground: Boston, New

York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway") reads at 7 p.m.

at Brookline Booksmith … A.C. Gaughen (“Lady Thief”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter

Square Books

WEDNESDAY: Kathleen Aguero (“After That”), Ellen Steinbaum (“Brightness Falls”),

and Judith Harris (“Night Garden”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Joan

Breton Connelly (“The Parthenon Enigma”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

THURSDAY: Florence Ladd (“The Spirit of Josephine”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the

Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Lawrence Buell (“The

Dream of the Great American Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store …

Anthony Amore (“Stolen Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists”)

reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church in Cambridge, 3 Church St., Cambridge … Aria

Sloss (“Autobiography of Us”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Tracy K.

Smith (“Life on Mars”) reads at 7 p.m. at Boston College, Gasson Hall, Room 100 …

Doug Most (“The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry

That Built America's First Subway”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St.,

Weymouth … Terry Kitchen (“Next Big Thing”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Wellesley Free

Library, 530 Washington St., Wellesley

FRIDAY: Nell Lake (“The Caregivers: A Support Group's Stories of Slow Loss,

Courage, and Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Michael Amico, Michael

Bronski, and Ann Pellegrini (“You Can Tell Just By Looking: And 20 Other Myths

About LGBT Life and People”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop

SATURDAY: Linda Baletsa (“Operation Mockingbird”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck

Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … A. H. Wellewood (“The Well: Memoirs of a

Schizophrenic”) reads at 1 p.m. at Booklovers’ Gourmet, 55 East Main St., Webster

Daniel Bruce (“ Simply New England: Seasonal Recipes That Celebrate Land and

Sea”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley


Send announcements to boston.globe.bookings@gmail.com at least two weeks

before event date. Events are subject to change.




Greater Boston author readings Feb. 9-15

2014-02-06T09:09:31-05:00

SUNDAY: Tom Ingrassia and Jared Chrudimsky (“One Door Closes: Overcoming Adversity By Following Your Dreams”) read at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Richard Beinecke (“The Mystic River: A Natural and Human History and Recreation Guide”) reads at 2 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Christina Baker Kline (“Orphan Train”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord MONDAY: B. J. Novak (“One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge … Doug Brendel (“Ipswich Unzipped”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland … Florence Ladd (“The Spirit of Josephine: A Family Reunion in Paris”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Nancy Goldner (“Living Solo: A Practical Guide to Life on Your Own”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library, 433 Centre St., Jamaica Plain … April Smith (“A Star for Mrs. Blake”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books TUESDAY: Deni Béchard (“Empty Hands, Open Arms”) reads at 4:30 p.m. at Wellesley College, Newhouse Center for the Humanities, 106 Central St., Wellesley … Liz Prince (“Alone Forever”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Andrew Schlesinger (“The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi (“Salaam, Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex, and Intimacy”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Helen Peppe (“Pigs Can’t Swim: A Memoir”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books WEDNESDAY: Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Beaman Memorial Public Library, 8 Newton St., West Boylston … Maxim D. Shrayer (“Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Steve DiFillippo (“It’s All About the Guest: Exceeding Expectations in Business and Life, the Davio’s Way”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley ($5 ticket can be used toward purchase … Ann Taylor (“The River Within”) and Laura Bernard (“Far From Home”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … James Redfearn (“The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Paragon Grill, Nantasket Beach Resort, 45 Hull Dr., Hull … Jaime Clarke (“Vernon Downs”) and Madison Smartt Bell (“Zig Zag Wanderers”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Judy Forman (“A Nation in Pain: Healing our Biggest Health Problem”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Gina Frangello (“A Life in Men”), Jessica Keener (“Women in Bed”), and Mary Elizabeth Pope (“Divining Venus: Stories”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Ann Hood (“Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Melrose Public Library, 68 West Emerson St., Melrose THURSDAY: Elizabeth Kolbert (“The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Gina Frangello (“A Life in Men”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Lawrence Buell (“The Dream of the Great American Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … James Scott (“The Kept”) and Rachel Urquhart (“The Visionist”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … James Cambias (“A Darkling Sea”), Brian Staveley (“The Emperor's Blades”), and Ramona Wheeler (“Three Princes”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop FRIDAY: Jon Papernick, Steve Almond, and Lana Fox read erotica at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … J. Hope Stein (“Talking Doll”), Gillian Devereux (“Focus on Grammar”), and Janaka Stucky (“The World Will Deny It For Us”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith SATURDAY: Ann El-Nemr (“Betrayed”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Jack Scully (“Book of Arrows”) and Rene Schwiesow (“A Year in the Quilt”) read at 2:30 p.m. at the Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St., Brockton Se[...]



Greater Boston author readings Feb. 2-8

2014-01-30T09:15:41-05:00

SUNDAY: Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 2 p.m. at Duxbury Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury (rvsp required at http://www.libraryinsight.com/ eventdetails.asp?jx=mzp&lmx=557027&v=3) MONDAY: Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee (“The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies”) read in conversation with Meghna Chakrabarti at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/ erik_brynjolfsson_and_andrew_mcafee/) TUESDAY: Jacquelyn Mitchard (“What We Saw at Night”) reads at 5 p.m. at the Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd., Dorchester … E. L. Doctorow (“Andrew's Brain”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/e.l._doctorow/ ) … Doug Most (“The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry that Built America’s First Subway”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St. … David Kertzer (“The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe”) reads in conversation with James Carroll at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Elisabeth Elo (“North of Boston”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … Ben Marcus (“Leaving the Sea: Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Okey Ndibe (“Foreign Gods, Inc.”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books WEDNESDAY: Joan Houlihan (“Ay”) and Ellen Watson (“Dogged Hearts”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Rachel Kushner (“The Flamethrowers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jenny Offill (“Dept. of Speculation”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Ethan Zuckerman (“Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Anthony Amore (“Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists ”) reads at 7 p.m. at Cambridge Forum, First Parish (Unitarian Universalist), 3 Church St., Cambridge THURSDAY: Sam Baltrusis (“Ghosts of Boston: Haunts of the Hub”) reads at 2 p.m. in Rabb Lecture Hall at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St. … Nínive Calegari (“Teachers Have It Easy”) reads at 6 p.m. at Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, Copley … Carla Kaplan (“Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Roddy Doyle (“The Guts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Rachel Kushner (“The Flamethrowers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Jodi Daynard (“The Midwife's Revolt”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Weston Public Library, 87 School St., Weston … Mark Mincolla (“Whole Health: A Holistic Approach to Healing for the 21st Girl with a Clock for a Heart”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store Century”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Peter Swanson (“The FRIDAY: Howard Eiland (“Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jennifer Senior (“All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood”) reads in conversation with Daniel Gilbert at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Elisabeth Elo (“North of Boston”) reads at 7 p.m. at Jabberwocky Bookshop, 50 Water St., Newburyport … David Bedrick (“Talking Back to Dr. Phil: Alternatives to Mainstream Psychology”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Dan Jones (“Love Illuminated: Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subjects (With the Help of 50,000 Strangers)”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … John M. Anderson (“Dictionary Quilt”), Jennifer Barber (“Given Away”), and Kevin Gallagher (“Gringo Guadalupe”) read at 7:30 p.m. at Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St., Jamaica Plain ($5 suggested donation) … Lisa Borders (“The Fifty-First State”), Rusty Barnes (“Re[...]



Greater Boston author readings Jan. 26-Feb. 1

2014-01-23T10:55:44-05:00

2014 January 26 to February 1

SUNDAY: Peg Jones (“Living in the Heart Place with Your Angels”) reads at 1 p.m. at

Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Elisabeth Wolf (“Lulu in LA LA

Land”) reads at 2 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester

MONDAY: Max Tegmark (“Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate

Nature of Reality”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Olivia Laing (“The Trip

to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

TUESDAY: Lawrence S. DiCara (“Turmoil and Transition in Boston: A Political

Memoir from the Busing Era”) reads at 6 p.m. in Rabb Lecture Hall at the Boston

Public Library, 700 Boylston St. … Isabel Allende (“Ripper”) reads at 7 p.m. at First

Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/

event/isabel_allende/) … Elizabeth Elo (“North of Boston”) reads at 7 p.m. at

Brookline Booksmith … Kirstin Chen (“Soy Sauce for Beginners”) reads at 7 p.m. at

Porter Square Books

WEDNESDAY: Jean Dany Joachim (“Crossroads/Chimenkwaze”) and Tontongi (“In

the Beast’s Alley”) read at 6:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway,

Cambridge … Michael Ignatieff (“Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics”)

reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

THURSDAY: Katie Workman (“The Mom 100 Cookbook”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the

Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton … Neal

Sanders (“Deadly Deeds”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester …

Judy Foreman (“A Nation in Pain: Healing our Biggest Health Problem”) reads at 7

p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Scott Stossel (“My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread,

and the Search for Peace of Mind”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Rachel

Pastan (“Alena”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

FRIDAY: Richard Grossman (“Wrong: Nine Economic Policy Disasters and What

We Can Learn from Them”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Alex Myers

(“Revolutionary”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

SATURDAY: George Popovici (“Angels Walking with Us”) reads at 1 p.m. at

Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Lori and Wayne Earl (“This

Star Won’t Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl”) read at 7 p.m. at

Wilson Middle School, 22 Ruteledge Rd., Natick ($25 ticket includes book; go to

www.wellesleybooks.com or call 781.431.1160)

Send announcements to boston.globe.bookings@gmail.com at least two weeks

before event date. Events are subject to change.




Greater Boston author readings Jan. 19-25

2014-01-16T09:27:11-05:00

SUNDAY: Stephanie Brockway (“The Mystic Phyles: Beasts”), Jan Krause Greene (“I

Call Myself Earth Girl”), Zorina Frey (“The Right Way to Self-Publish”), Sharron Kahn

Luttrell (“Weekends With Daisy”), and Kathleen O’Malley (“Messages from Within:

Finding Meaning in Your Life Experiences”) read at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18

Lyman St., Westborough

MONDAY: Alysia Abbott (“Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father”), Carissa Halston

(“The Mere Weight of Words”), and Rodney Wittwer (“Gone and Gone”) will read at

7 p.m. at the Middlesex Lounge, 315 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

TUESDAY: Alison Barnet (“South End Character”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South

End Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston … Tim Gager (“The Shutting Door”) and others

read for the Heat Magazine release party at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … James

Scott (“The Kept”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

WEDNESDAY: John Banville (“The Sea”) reads at 6:30 p.m. in Brown University’s

Crystal Room, Alumnae Hall, 194 Meeting St., Providence … Richard Powers

(“Orfeo”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Wendy Lesser (“Why I Read: The

Serious Pleasure of Books”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Forum, 3 Church St.,

Cambridge … Christopher Golden, Holly Newstein and Nate Kenyon (“Dark Duets:

All-New Tales of Horror and Dark Fantasy”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books …

Betsy Polatin (“The Actor's Secret: Techniques for Transforming Habitual Patterns

and Improving Performance”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Scott Sigler

(“Pandemic”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop

THURSDAY: Gary Shteyngart (“Little Failure: A Memoir”) reads at 6 p.m. at the

Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($28 tickets include book, go to http:/

/www.harvard.com/event/gary_shteyngart1/) … Alice Greenway (“The Bird

Skinner”) reads at 6 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley

… Erik J. Chaput (“The People’s Martyr: Thomas Wilson Dorr and His 1842 Rhode

Island Rebellion”) reads at 6 p.m. at the National Archives at Boston, 380 Trapelo

Rd., Waltham (registration requested, go to boston.education@nara.gov or call 781-

663-0130) … Gish Jen (“Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Independent Self”) and

Leah Hager Cohen (“I Don’t Know: In Praise of Admitting Ignorance (Except When

You Shouldn’t)”) read at 6:30 p.m. at Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway,

Cambridge … Nicholas Dawidoff (“Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the

Turbulent World of NFL Football”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Pamela

Post-Ferrante (“Writing and Healing: A Mindful Guide for Cancer Survivors”) reads

at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

FRIDAY: Rachel Cantor (“A Highly Unlikely Scenario, or a Neetsa Pizza Employee's

Guide to Saving the World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

SATURDAY: Gayle Suzanne (“It's In the Little Things”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck

Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Robert Uttaro (“To the Survivors: One

Man’s Journey as a Rape Crisis Counselor”) reads at 2 p.m. at Booklovers' Gourmet,

55 East Main St., Webster

Send announcements to boston.globe.bookings@gmail.com at least two weeks

before event date. Events are subject to change.




Greater Boston author readings Jan. 12-18

2014-01-09T09:16:12-05:00

SUNDAY: Anna Staniszewski (“The Dirt Diary”) reads at 2 p.m. at Brookline

Booksmith … Heather Webb (“Becoming Josephine”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord

Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord

MONDAY: Nick Turse (“Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in

Vietnam”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Brendan Kiely (“The Gospel of

Winter”), John Corey Whaley (“Where Things Come Back”), Jason Reynolds (“When I

Was the Greatest”) and Chris Lynch read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

TUESDAY: Christopher Castellani (“All This Talk of Love”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the

South End Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston … Cassandra Clare and Joshua Lewis

(“The Shadowhunter’s Codex”) and Holly Black (“The Coldest Girl in Coldtown”)

read at 7 p.m. at Bardwell Auditorium, Dana Hall School, 37 Cameron St., Wellesley

($5 ticket can be used as a coupon to purchase books) … Jay Cantor (“Forgiving the

Angel: Four Stories for Franz Kafka”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dale

Peterson (“Giraffe Reflections”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Amanda

Gefter (“Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn: A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of

Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

WEDNESDAY: Jason Tandon (“Quality of Life”) and Nicole Dutton (“If One of Us

Should Fall”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Bill Aulet (“Disciplined

Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard

Book Store

THURSDAY: Adam Gopnik (“Paris to the Moon”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Peabody

Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem (reservations required, call 978-745-9500) …

Christopher Kennedy Lawford (“What Addicts Know: Ten Lessons from Recovery to

Benefit Everyone”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … James B. Conroy (“Our

One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln & the Hampton Roads Peace Conference”)

reads at 7 p.m. at the Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham … James

Scott (“The Kept”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Jennifer Haigh (“News

From Heaven: The Bakerton Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St.,

Winchester … Ken Moraff (“It Happened in Wisconsin”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter

Square Books

FRIDAY: Yascha Mounk (“Stranger in My Own Country: A Jewish Family in

Modern Germany”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Sharon Salzberg

(“Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and

Peace”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Terry Kitchen (“Next Big

Thing”) reads with musical guests Rick Berlin and members of '80s band Loose

Ties at 8 p.m. at Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville ($10 tickets at

www.artsatthearmory.org or 617-718-2191)

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Greater Boston author readings Dec. 29-Jan. 4

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SUNDAY: Anthony Martignetti (“Beloved Demons: Confessions of an Unquiet Mind”)

reads at 4 p.m. at Porter Square Books

FRIDAY: Leah Hager Cohen (“I Don’t Know: In Praise of Admitting Ignorance

(Except When You Shouldn’t)”) and Kate Snodgrass (“Boston Theater Marathon”)

read at 7:15 p.m. at Lesley University’s Marran Theater, 34 Mellen St., Cambridge

… Ilan Mochari (“Zinski the Obscure”), Chris Terry (“Zero Fade”), Zachary Bos,

and Timothy Gager read at 8 p.m. at Out of the Blue Art Gallery, 106 Prospect St.,

Cambridge

SATURDAY: Milton P. Dentch (“Fall of an Icon, Polaroid after Edwin H. Land - An

insider's view of the once great company”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller,

18 Lyman St., Westborough … Tony Eprile (“The Persistence of Memory”), Joan

Houlihan(“Ay”) read at 6:30 p.m. at Lesley University’s Marran Theater, 34 Mellen

St., Cambridge.

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Greater Boston author readings Dec. 22-28

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SUNDAY: Bill Rosen and Marie Thomas (“Bowlful of Laughs”) read at 1 p.m. at

Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough

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Greater Boston author readings Dec. 15-21

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SUNDAY: Ted Reinstein (“New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Steven W. Margles (“Notes from: Your Friend, the Tooth Fairy”) reads at 2 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester

MONDAY: Dyan deNapoli (“The Great Penguin Rescue: 40,000 Penguins, a Devastating Oil Spill, and the Inspiring Story of the World’s Largest Animal Rescue”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Nichols Village, One Nichols Way, Groveland

TUESDAY: Bob Halloran (“Impact Statement: A Family's Fight For Justice against Whitey Bulger, Stephen Flemmi, and the FBI”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, Tewksbury, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Glenn Morris (“Obligation for Justice”) reads at 7 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair

THURSDAY: Andre Dubus III (“Dirty Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury

SATURDAY: Lisa MacDonald (“Can't Get Me”) reads at 11 a.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Edward H. Thompson, Jr. (“A Man's Guide to Healthy Aging”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Dan Memmolo (“FistCity”) and Lee Mendenhall read at 2:30 p.m. at the Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St., Brockton … Dick and Rick Hoyt with Todd Civin (“One Letter at a Time”) read at 3:30 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough

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Greater Boston author readings Dec. 8-14

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SUNDAY: Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, Westborough Shopping Center, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Ellen Larson (“In Retrospect”) and Maida Tilchen (“She’s Gone Santa Fe”) read at 1:30 p.m. at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave., Somerville … Ben Bradlee Jr. (“The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams”) reads at 2 p.m. with Bob Ryan at the John F. Kennedy Library, Columbia Point, Boston … Steven Pavlos Holmes, Tara L. Masih, Sydney Landon Plum, and Audrey Schulman (“Facing the Change: Personal Encounters with Global Warming Book Reading and Reception”) read at 2 p.m. at the Boston Nature Center, Mattapan (registration required; call 617-983-8500 or go to http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/program-catalog#program:program_code=30057) … Holly Rossi and Liz Owen (“Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back”) read at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Lea M. Hill (“The Society of Sylphs: How an Autistic Boy and a Mystical Being find their Voices through Human Tragedy”) reads at 2 p.m. at Angels of Light Ministry, 320 Washington St., Norwell … Terry Kitchen (“Next Big Thing”) reads and performs at 3:30 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Jay Parini (“Jesus: The Human Face of God”) reads at 4 p.m. at the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset MONDAY: Julie Wu (“The Third Son”) reads at 11 a.m. in the Assembly Room of the Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave., Belmont … Jackie MacMullen (“When the Game was Ours”), Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy (“Whitey Bulger”), Eve LaPlante (“Marmee and Louisa”) and others read and sign for Mayor Menino’s “ReadBoston” charity at 6 p.m. at the Hotel Commonwealth, 300 Commonwealth Ave. ($35 tickets include refreshments) … Bob Halloran (“Impact Statement: A Family’s Fight For Justice Against Whitey Bulger, Stephen Flemmi, and the FBI”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St., Groveland (registration requested, call 978-372-1732 or visit www.langleyadamslib.org … Ann Patchett (“This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Witold Rybcynski (“How Architecture Works: A Humanist's Toolkit”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store TUESDAY: Beverly Gologorsky (“Stop Here”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Howie Carr (“Ratman: The Trial and Conviction of Whitey Bulger”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Ari Shavit (“My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton. WEDNESDAY: Hallie Ephron (“There Was An Old Woman”) reads at 7 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Mattilda B. Sycamore (“The End of San Francisco”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Nathaniel Philbrick (“Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Julie Orringer (“The Invisible Bridge”) and Kate Milliken (“If I’d Known You Were Coming”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books THURSDAY: Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Bestsellers Café, 24 High St., Medford … Maxim Shrayer (“Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Members of the Harvard Lampoon (“The Wobbit”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Jayne Anne Phillips (“Quiet Dell”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store FRIDAY: Mark Halperin and John Heilemann (“Double Down: Game Change 2012”) read at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/m[...]



Greater Boston author readings Dec. 1-7

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SUNDAY: Ted Reinstein (“New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories”) reads at noon at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Stephen Sanzo (“Little Stinker”) reads at noon at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 2:30 p.m. at the Morse Institute Library, 14 East Central St., Natick MONDAY: Sam Cornish (“Dead Beats”) and others read at 6 p.m. at James's Gate Restaurant, 5 McBride St., Jamaica Plain … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 6 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Katy Butler (“Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … New England Poetry Club prize winners read at 7 p.m. at Harvard’s Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge … Marguerite Bouvard (“The Light That Shines Inside Us”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley .. Roger Rosenblatt (“The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store TUESDAY: J. Courtney Sullivan (“The Engagements”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston … Frank Bidart (“Metaphysical Dog: Poems”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Garrison Keillor (“O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge ($5 tickets, at http://www.harvard.com/event/garrison_keillor/) … James Goodale with David Greenway (“Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Dick Lehr (“Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 7 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Roger Rosenblatt (“The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith WEDNESDAY: Authors of “The America's Test Kitchen Cooking School Cookbook”) read at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/americas_test_kitchen2/) … Denise Bergman (“The Telling”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Hank Phillippi Ryan ("The Wrong Girl") and Hallie Ephron (“There Was An Old Woman”) read at 7 pm. at the Abington Public Library, 600 Gliniewicz Way, Abington … Rosie Sultan (“Helen in Love”) and Ron MacLean (“Headlong”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books THURSDAY: Peter J. Drennan (“Sixteen: An American Hockey Story”) reads at 6 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Daniel Menaker (“My Mistake”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Jessica Alexander (“Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Merry White (“Cooking for Crowds: 40th Anniversary Edition”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Winchester Public Library, 80 Washington St., Winchester … Marcella Pixley (“Freak”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Mark Cohen (“Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton FRIDAY: Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”), Gary Braver (“Tunnel Vision”), Sheila Connolly (“Buried in a Bog”), and Kate Flora (“Redemption”) read at 12:30 p.m. at the Marston Mills Public Library, 2160 Main St., Marson Mills … Nicholas Dawidoff (“Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside th[...]



Greater Boston author readings Nov. 24-30

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SUNDAY: Rabbi Marc Schneier (“Sons of Abraham: A Candid Conversation about the Issues That Divide and Unite Jews and Muslims”) reads at 11 a.m. at Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton … Amy Hoffman (“Lies About My Family”), Tehila Lieberman (“Venus in the Afternoon”), Michael Lowenthal (“The Paternity Test”), and Ilie Ruby (“The Salt God’s Daughter”) read at 1:30 p.m. at Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton … Beth Revis (“Shades of Earth”), Alan Gratz (“Prisoner B-3087”), Myra McEntire (“Infinityglass”), and Jeri Smith-Ready (“Shine”) read at 2 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Stephen Sanzo (“Little Stinker”) reads at 2 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Doris Kearns Goodwin (“The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism”) reads at 3 p.m. at Trinitarian Congregational Church, 54 Walden Street, Concord. Event is sponsored by Concord Bookshop.

MONDAY: Bill Ayers (“Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Don Finegold (“Murder in Leather Town”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody … Lawrence Millman (“Giant Polypores & Stoned Reindeer”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Rainbow Rowell (“Fangirl”) and David Levithan (“Two Boys Kissing”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

TUESDAY: John Barylick (“Killer Show: The Station Nightlub Fire, America's Deadliest Rock Concert”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … James Redfearn (“The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Dover Town Library, 56 Dedham St., Dover

SATURDAY: Marilee Alexander (“The Wise Man's Last Wish: A Christmas Tale”) reads at 12 noon at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Gary Braver (“Tunnel Vision”), Dale Phillips (“A Shadow on the Wall”), and Ellen Larson (“In Retrospect”) read at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury

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Greater Boston author readings Nov. 17-23

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SUNDAY: Archer Mayor ("Three Can Keep A Secret") reads at 1 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Jan Krause Greene (“I Call Myself Earth Girl”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Heather Terrell (“Relic: The Books of Eva 1”) reads at 2 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Andre Dubus III (“Dirty Love”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Terry Kitchen (“Next Big Thing”) reads at 3 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester MONDAY: George Howe Colt (“Brothers: George Howe Colt on His Brothers and Brothers in History”) reads at 11 a.m. at the Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave., Belmont … Russell Banks (“A Permanent Member of the Family”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Simon Tofield (“Simon's Cat vs. The World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Qais Akbar Omar (“A Fort Of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Westborough Public Library, 55 West Main St., Westborough … Luana Marques (“Almost Anxious: Is My (or My Loved One's) Worry or Distress a Problem?”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Susan Stinson (“Spider in a Tree”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Kevin O'Hara (“A Lucky Irish Lad”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Charlestown Branch Library, 179 Main St., Charlestown … Howard Gardner and Katie Davis (“The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World”) read at 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Forum, First Parish Cambridge, 3 Church St., Cambridge TUESDAY: Jack Porter (“Jewish Partisans in the Soviet Union During World War II”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Scott Wiener (“Viva La Pizza: The Art of the Pizza Box”) reads at 7 p.m. at Otto Pizza, 888 Commonwealth Ave. … John McMillian (“Beatles vs. Stones”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Max Gladstone (“Two Serpents Rise”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Susan D. Anderson (“Time After Time: A Memoir”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Dara Goldman (“Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Alden Jones (“The Blind Masseuse: A Traveler’s Memoir From Costa Rica to Cambodia”) and Jacinto Lucas Pires (“The True Actor”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Lynnfield Historical Society, Old Indian Meetinghouse, 617 Main St., Lynnfield WEDNESDAY: Winston F. Bolton (“What the Air Might Say”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Holmes Public Library, 470 Plymouth St., Halifax … Terry Kitchen (“Next Big Thing”) reads with special musical guest Rick Berlin at 7 p.m. at Trident Booksellers and Café, 338 Newbury St., Boston … Graham Robb (“The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dan Sklar (“Flying Cat (Actually Swooping) Poems, Stories and Plays”), Meghan Perkins, Emily Pineau (“No Need to Speak”), and Doug Holder (“Eating Grief at 3AM”) read at 7:30 p.m. at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St., Gloucester … Kevin Goodan (“Upper Level Disturbances”) and Aimee Sands (“The Green-Go Turn of Telling”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books THURSDAY: Gene Luen Yang (“Boxers & Saints”) reads in conversation with M. T. Anderson at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/gene_luen_yang/) … Roland K[...]