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Area author visits, week of Dec. 17

Posted by Jim Concannon  December 4, 2006 05:56 PM

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Dec 10 to 16

SUNDAY: Victor Howes, Lois Ames, Suzanne Berger, and Robert J. Clawson discuss poet Anne Sexton at 2 p.m., in Forsyth Chapel, Forest Hills Cemetery, 95 Forest Hills Ave. ($5) … Connie Biewald reads from “Roses Take Practice,” at 2 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge.

MONDAY: Harry Shearer reads from “Not Enough Indians,” at 6 p.m., at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline ($2) … Bill Brett discusses “Boston: All One Family,” at 7 p.m., at Borders Back Bay, 501 Boylston St. … Poet John Hodgen reads at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop.

TUESDAY: Amir Aczel discusses “The Artist and the Mathematician,” at 7:30 p.m., at Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St., Newtonville … Andy Rooney discusses “Out of My Mind,” at 6 p.m., at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge; tickets ($3) available from the Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Gregory Maguire reads from “Son of a Witch,” at 7 p.m., at Borders Back Bay … Poets Kathleen Aguero, Meg Kearney, and New England Poetry Club prize winners read at 7 p.m., at the Central Square Cambridge Public Library, 44 Pearl St., Cambridge … Lord Breaulove Swells Whimsy reads from “The Affected Provincial’s Companion,” at 7 p.m., at the Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline … Rafael Hernandez and Dick Cluster discuss “History of Havana,” at 5:30 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop.

WEDNESDAY: Edward M. Hallowell discusses “CrazyBusy,” at 7:30 p.m., at the Dover Town Library, 56 Dedham St., Dover … Authors Tom Perrotta, Katherine Hall Page, Christopher Castellani, and Jenna Blum speak at 7 p.m., at Borders Back Bay.

THURSDAY: Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses “Team of Rivals,” at 5 p.m., at Borders Back Bay … Jami Attenberg discusses “Instant Love,” at 7 p.m., at the Brookline Booksmith.

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SATURDAY: Matthew Landrus discusses “The Treasures of Leonardo Da Vinci,” at 4 p.m., at Borders Back Bay … Poets Rosanna Warren and Martha Collins read at 3:45 at the Brockton Public Library, 304 Main St., Brockton.

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