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Boston area author readings Nov 21 to 27

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Thanksgiving is all about turkey and football. When it comes to the sacred bird, you're on your own. But those who expect to be jonesing for still more football after the holiday can head to Chatham on Friday to hear Reid Oslin discuss “Boston College Football Vault,” his history of Eagles football, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Yellow Umbrella Bookstore at 501 Main St. in Chatham. If you want, pack a sandwich made from the leftovers and celebrate turkey day redux.

And now for the rest of the list, read on.

SUNDAY: Myla Goldberg (“The False Friend”) speaks at 5 p.m., at Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St., Newtonville … Richard Francis discusses “Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia,” at 3 p.m., at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord.

MONDAY: Julie Klam discusses “You Had Me at Woof,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner … Jeff Sharlet discusses “C Street,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Susan Trausch discusses “Groping Toward Whatever, or How I Learned to Retire, Sort of” at 7 p.m., at Norwell Public Library, 64 South St., Norwell …Misha Angrist (“Here Is a Human Being”) speaks at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge.

FRIDAY: Reid Oslin discusses “Boston College Football Vault,” from 1 to 3 p.m., at Yellow Umbrella Bookstore, 501 Main St., Chatham.

SATURDAY: Joanne Chang discusses “Flour,” at 2 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … P. Ann Pieroway signs “Taste and Tables of Coastal New England,” from noon to 2 p.m., at Toad Hall Bookstore, 47 Main St., Rockport.

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