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Boston area author visits, June 7-13

Posted by Jim Concannon  June 5, 2009 05:28 PM

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By Judy Maas

SUNDAY: Tess Callahan (“April and Oliver”) and Josh Weil (“The New Valley”) read at 2 p.m., at Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St., Newtonville … Alain de Botton (“The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work”) speaks at 2:30 p.m., at the Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave.; for tickets ($12), call 617-478-3103 or visit www.icaboston.org … The New England Poetry Club presents Family Poetry Day and Winners of NEPC Children’s Poetry Contests at 4 p.m., at the East Lawn, Longfellow National Historic Site, 105 Brattle St., Cambridge … Emily Doskow discusses “Sharing Solution,” at 3 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge … Grace Lin reads from her middle-grade novel, “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon,” at 1 p.m., at Curious George, 1 JFK St., Cambridge … Poets Judy Katz-Levine and others read at 3 p.m., at Village Books, 751 South St., Roslindale.

MONDAY: Thomas Levenson discusses “Newton and the Counterfeiter,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Frances Osborne reads from “The Bolter,” at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge … Ellen Clegg discusses “ChemoBrain,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge.

TUESDAY: Roy Harris discusses “Pulitzer’s Gold,” at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books … Steven Riel (“Postcard from P-town”) and Edison Dupress (“Prosthesis”) read at 7 p.m., at Grolier Poetry Book Shop, 6 Plympton St., Cambridge … Eva Selhub discusses “The Love Response,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner, Brookline … Ben George, Steve Almond, Jennifer Finney Boylan, and Sven Birkerts discuss “Pop Culture: Thoughts on Being a Dad,” at 6 p.m., a the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge; tickets ($5) may be purchased online at harvard.com, at Harvard Book Store, or by calling 617-661-1515 … Rachel DeWoskin reads from “Repeat After Me,” at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Boston University, Kenmore Square … Robert P. Smith discusses “Riches Among the Ruins,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop … Buttonwood Books hosts “Coffee with the Authors” with Lisa Genova (“Still Alice”), Lynne Griffin (“Life Without Summer”), and Anne D. LeClaire (“Listening Below the Noise”) from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m., at Atlantica Restaurant, 44 Border St., Cohasset ($16); for reservations, call 1-781-383-2665.

WEDNESDAY: Robin Abrahams (“Miss Conduct’s Mind Over Manners”) speaks at 6 p.m., at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Clara Kramer and Stephen Glantz discuss “Clara’s War,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Suzanne Guillette discusses “Much to Your Chagrin,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop … Ali Sethi discusses “The Wish Maker,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store.

THURSDAY: Steve Almond, Kathleen Rooney, and others discuss “The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Jorg Blech discusses “Healing Through Exercise,” at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books … Binnie Kirshenbaum (“The Scenic Route”) and Seth Harwood (“Jack Wakes Up”) read at 7 p.m., at Newtonville Books … Reif Larsen discusses “The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store.

FRIDAY: Seth Harwood reads from “Jack Wakes Up,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop.

SATURDAY: Reid Oslin discusses “Boston College Football Vault,” from 1 to 3 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, 96 Derby St., Hingham … Kim Ablon Whitney reads from “The Other Half of Life,” at 2 p.m., at Wellesley Booksmith, 82 Central St., Wellesley ... Poet Rafael Campo and fiction writer Heidi Jon Schmidt read at 7 p.m., at the Fine Arts Work Center, 24 Pearl St., Provincetown.

Events are subject to change.


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