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Boston area author readings Feb. 21-27

Posted by guest  February 19, 2010 12:32 PM

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Feb 21 to 27
 
TODAY:  Kate Flora and others discuss “Quarry,” at 3 p.m., at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Poets Susan Eisenberg, Carolyn Gregory, Audrey Henderson, and Sandra Storey read at 2 p.m., at Forsyth Chapel, 95 Forest Hills Ave., Jamaica Plain ($5) … Joe Hill reads from “Horns,” at 3 p.m., at Cornerstone Books, 45 Lafayette St., Salem.
 
MONDAY: Joe Hill reads from “Horns,” at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge … Poets Kevin Barents, Chloe Garcia-Roberts, and Marie Gaulthier read at 8 p.m., at the Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle St., Harvard Square, Cambridge ($3) … George Saunders reads from “In Persuasion Nation,” at 7:30 p.m., in Gasson 100, Boston College, 140 Comm. Ave., Chestnut Hill … Eilis Ni Dhuibbne (“Fox, Swallow, Scarecrow”) speaks at 7 p.m., at Connolly House, Boston College, 300 Hammond St., Chestnut Hill … Catherine Lutz discusses “Carjacked,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge … Patrick Tracey reads from “Stalking Irish Madness,” at 6:30 p.m., at the Adams Street Branch Library, 690 Adams St., Dorchester.
 
TUESDAY:  John Banville discusses “The Infinities,” at 6 p.m., at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge; tickets ($5) available at harvard.com; Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave.; or by calling 617-661-1515 … Tara Masih reads from “Where the Dog Star Never Glows,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner, Brookline … Mark Denbeaux and others discuss “The Guantanamo Lawyers,” at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books … Michael Kranish discusses “Flight from Monticello,” at 6 p.m., at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Hank Phillipi Ryan discusses “Drive Time,” at 7:30 p.m., at Melrose Public Library, 69 W. Emerson St., Melrose … Kate Genovese (“Two Weeks Since My Last Confession”) speaks at 7 p.m., at Winthrop Public Library, 2 Metcalf Square, Winthrop.
 
WEDNESDAY: Philippe Forest reads from “Sarinagara,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop … Marisa Meltzer discusses “Girl Power,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Stephen Benatar reads from “Wish Her Safe at Home,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store … Dawn Paul discusses “The Country of Loneliness,” at 7 p.m., at Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St., Beverly … Peter Rand, Anna Winestein, and Alston Purvis discuss “The Ballets Russes and the Art of Design,” at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Boston University, Kenmore Square.
 
THURSDAY: Ilan Stavans discusses “Gabriel Garcia Marquez,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Rebecca Goldstein discusses “36 Arguments for the Existence of God,” at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books … Anna Lawrence Pietroni reads from “Ruby’s Spoon,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store … Amelia Atwater-Rhodes reads from “Token of Darkness,” at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, 1 Worcester Rd., Framingham … Rhoada Wald, Prudence King, and Hyman Kempler discuss “New Pathways for Aging,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop … Established and emerging writers and artists read and display their work at 7 p.m., at Cornerstone Books; open mike follows.
 
FRIDAY: Deahn Berrini (“Milkweed”) reads at 7 p.m., at Jamaicaway Books, 676 Centre St., Jamaica Plain … Richard Nocera discusses “Women Own All the Vaginas,” at 7 p.m., at Jabberwocky Bookshop, 50 Water St., Newburyport ... Patti Page signs "This Is My Song: A Memoir," from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Books by the Sea, 846 Main St., Osterville.

 
SATURDAY: David Swanson discusses “Daybreak,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop … Stephanie Schorow discusses “East of Boston: Notes from the Harbor Islands,” at 1:30 p.m., at the Hyde Park Branch Library, 35 Harvard Ave. … Dwayne Raymond discusses “Mornings with Mailer,” at 7 p.m., at Cornerstone Books.
 

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