RadioBDC Logo
Forms of Flight | Await Rescue Listen Live
 
 
< Back to front page Text size +

Boston area author visits, week of 10/14

Posted by Jim Concannon  October 11, 2007 03:45 PM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

By Judith Maas
SUNDAY: Abby Seixas discusses ‘‘Finding the Deep River Within,’’ at 3 p.m., at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord.

MONDAY: Steve Almond reads from ‘‘Not That You Asked,’’ at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge. ... Kathleen Flinn reads from ‘‘The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry,’’ at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner, Brookline. ... Garry Kasparov discusses ‘‘How Life Imitates Chess,’’ at 7 p.m., at First Parish Church, 3 Church St., Cambridge; for tickets ($5), call Harvard Book Store at 617-661-1515. ... Lisa Genova reads from ‘‘Still Alice,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge. ... Kitty Dukakis, Michael Dukakis, and Larry Tye discuss ‘‘Shock,’’ at 6:30 p.m., at the Egan Center, Northeastern University, 120 Forsyth St. ... William Martin (‘‘The Lost Constitution’’) speaks at 7 p.m., at the West Roxbury branch library, 1961 Centre St., W. Roxbury. ... Poets Dana Levin and Matthea Harvey read at 8 p.m., at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge ($3) ... Gabrielle Zevin reads from "Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac," at 4 p.m., at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St., Wellesley.

TUESDAY: Stephen King, Jim Shepard, Karen Russell, Richard Russo, and Heidi Pitlor discuss ‘‘The Best American Short Stories,’’ at 8 p.m., in Memorial Church, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge; for tickets ($15), call the Harvard Book Store at 617-661-1515. ... Tom Perrotta reads from ‘‘The Abstinence Teacher,’’ at 6 p.m., at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline ($5). ... Rose Moss reads from ‘‘In Court,’’ at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books. ... Dean Cycon discusses ‘‘Javatrekker,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop. ... Authors John Elder Robison, Leah Hager Cohen, and Michael C. White speak at 9:45 a.m., at the Atlantica Restaurant, 44 Border St., Cohasset; for tickets ($15) and reservations, call 781-383-2665.

WEDNESDAY: Anthony Romero discusses ‘‘In Defense of Our America,’’ at 7:30 p.m., at Emerson Umbrella, 40 Stow St., Concord. ... Translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky present ‘‘Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Brookline Booksmith. ... Jim Shepard reads from ‘‘Like You’d Understand, Anyway,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Bookstore, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge. ... Philip Winslow discusses ‘‘Victory for Us Is to See You Suffer,’’ at 7:30 p.m., at First Parish Church, Cambridge. ... Susan Jo Russell and other poets read at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books. ... Stephen Fox discusses ‘‘Wolf of the Deep,’’ at 6 p.m., at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square. ... Poets John Minczeski, Mark Pawlak, and Susan Tepper read at 7 p.m., at Pierre Menard Gallery, 10 Arrow St., Cambridge. ... Lawrence E. Mitchell discusses ‘‘Speculation Economy,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop. ... Robert Greer reads from ‘‘The Mongoose Deception,’’ at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Boston University, Kenmore Square; reception at 6:30 p.m. ... Poets Kim Bridgford and Harry Thomas read at 7:30 p.m., at the Newburyport Art Association, 65 Water St., Newburyport.

THURSDAY: Naomi Wolf discusses ‘‘The End of America,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop. ... Joshua Henkin (‘‘Matrimony’’) and Rudolph Delson (‘‘Maynard and Jennica’’) read at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Book Store. ... Nick Hornby reads from ‘‘Slam,’’ at 6 p.m., at the Devotion School, 345 Harvard St., Brookline ($5). ... Brett Milano discusses ‘‘The Sound of Our Town,’’ at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Boston University. ... Peter Duffy reads from ‘‘The Killing of Major Denis Mahon,’’ at 1 p.m., at Borders Downtown Crossing, 10-24 School St.

FRIDAY: Tess Gerritsen reads from ‘‘The Bone Garden,’’ at 7 p.m., at Pollard Library, 401 Merrimack St., Lowell. ... Robert Vare and James Fallows discuss ‘‘The American Idea,’’ at 7 p.m., at First Parish Church, Cambridge; for tickets ($5), call Harvard Book Store at 617-661-1515. ... Rick and John Wolff discuss ‘‘Harvard Boys,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop. ... Ian Klaus reads from ‘‘Elvis Is Titanic,’’ at 7 p.m., at Jabberwocky Bookshop, 50 Water St., Newburyport.

Announcements must arrive at globebookmaking@hotmail.com two weeks before publication date. Events are subject to change.

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

 
About off the shelf News about books, authors, and publishers from The Boston Globe.
contributors
Nicole Lamy is editor of the Globe's Books section.
Jan Gardner writes the "Shelf Life" column for the Globe's Books section.
archives

browse this blog

by category