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TUESDAY: Nathan Winograd discusses ''Redemption: The Myth of Pet Overpopulation and the No Kill Revolution in America,'' at 6:30 p.m., at the National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Rd., Lexington ... Christopher Golden discusses ''Baltimore,'' at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, 1 Worcester Rd., Framingham.
WEDNESDAY: Eric Jay Dolin discusses ''Leviathon,'' at 7 p.m., at the Rockport Public Library, 17 School St., Rockport ... Maryanne Wolf reads from ''Proust and the Squid,'' at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge ... Alan Hirshfeld (''The Electric Life of Michael Faraday'') reads at 6:15 p.m., at the Hotel Marlowe, 25 Edwin Land Blvd., Cambridge ... Joshua Furst reads from ''The Sabotage Cafe,'' at 7 p.m., at the Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner, Brookline ... Jon Keller discusses ''The Bluest State,'' at 1 p.m., at Borders Downtown Crossing, 10-24 School St.
THURSDAY: Steve Almond, Al Basile, and others discuss ''Further Fenway Fiction,'' at 7 p.m., at Porter Square books ... John Leland (''Why Kerouac Matters'') and Joyce Johnson (''Minor Characters: A Beat Memoir'') speak at 6 p.m., at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge; for tickent information, call Harvard Bookstore, 617-661-1515 ... Robert Whitcomb and Wendy Williams discuss ''Cape Wind,'' at 7 p.m., at the Brookline Booksmith ... Lara Santoro discusses ''Mercy,'' at 7 p.m., at Borders Back Bay, 511 Boylston St.
FRIDAY: Michael Palin discusses ''Diaries 1968-1979: The Python Years,'' at 7 p.m., at First Parish Church, 3 Church St., Cambridge; for ticket information, call Harvard Book Store, 617-661-1515 ... Maryanne Wolf discusses ''Proust and the Squid,'' at 7 p.m., at Borders Back Bay ... Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus read from ''Dedication,'' at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge ... Mystery authors Mark Richard Zubro, Anthony Bidulka, Chuck Zito, and Neil Plakcy read at 7 p.m., at Calamus Bookstore, 92B South St. ... K.C. Frederick (''Inland''), Leah Hager Cohen (''House Lights''), and poet Irene Koronas read at 8 p.m., at Out of the Blue Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge ... Joseph Finder reads from ''Power Play,'' at 7 p.m., at Jabberwocky Bookshop, 50 Water St., Newburyport.
SATURDAY: Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus read from ''Dedication'' at 2 p.m. at Borders in Brookline.
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