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Greater Boston author readings Nov. 13-19

Posted by guest  November 10, 2011 09:29 AM

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SUNDAY: Ying Ying Chang discusses “The Woman Who Could Not Forget,” at 1 p.m., and John Dobbyn reads from “Black Diamond,” at 4 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge … Maria Duenas “The Time in Between” reads at 3 p.m., at Porter Square Books … Caroline Preston discusses and signs "The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt" at 3 p.m., at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St, Concord.

MONDAY: Maria Duenas (“The Time In Between”) discusses and signs her work over (bring your own) lunch, at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley (RSVP: (781) 431-1160 or events@wellesleybooks.com) … Caroline Preston (“The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt”) and Marisa de los Santos (“Falling Together”) speak at 6 p.m., at Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Peter Orner (“Love and Shame and Love”) speaks at 7 p.m., at Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St., Newtonville … Scott Pasfield discusses “Gay in America,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge.

TUESDAY: John Hodgman (“That Is All”) speaks at 7 p.m., at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline; for ticket information … Jane Schoenberg reads and signs "The One and Only Stuey Lewis" at 2 p.m., at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St, Concord … Caroline Preston “Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt”) reads at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, Cambridge … Alice Hoffman reads from “The Dovekeepers,” at 7 p.m., at Newtonville Books … Dave Zeltserman reads from “A Killer’s Essence,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop … Ken Ballen discusses “Terrorists in Love,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Tom MacDonald (“The Charlestown Connection”) speaks at noon at Quincy Rotary Club, 27 Glendale Road, Quincy … Erin Byers Murray discusses and signs “Shucked: Life on a New England Oyster Farm” at 7 p.m., at the Barnes & Noble at Boston University, 660 Beacon Street … Poets Mary Bonina, John Flynn, and Jennifer Jean read at 6:30 p.m., at Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville ($4 admission includes reading and open mic).

WEDNESDAY: Alex Ross (“Listen to This”) speaks at 7 p.m., in Gasson Hall, Boston College, Chestnut Hill … Larry Doyle (“Deliriously Happy and Other Bad Thoughts”) speaks at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Jeff Sharlet, (“Sweet Heaven When I Die”) reads at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, Cambridge … Christian G. Samito (“Becoming American Under Fire”) speaks on the “Fighting Ninth,” at 6 p.m., at Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Melanie Dunea with Barbara Lynch and Lydia Shire discuss “My Last Supper,” at Harvard Book Store … Angela Gerst discusses “A Crack in Everything,” at 7 p.m., at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley.

THURSDAY: Brian Kellow discusses “Pauline Kael,” at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Boston University, Kenmore Square … Michael Holley (“War Room: The Legacy of Bill Belichick and the Art of Building a Perfect Team”) reads at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, Cambridge … Brookline authors read from 5 to 8 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Donna Lethal (“Milk of Amnesia”) reads at 6 p.m., at Four Green Fields, One Boston Place … Andrew Feinstein discusses “The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store … Dinesh Sharma discusses “Barack Obama in Hawaii and Indonesia,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge … Daphne Kalotay speaks about her new novel “Russian Winter” at 7:30 p.m., at the Concord Free Public Library.

FRIDAY: MFA candidates from local universities read at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Claire Gaudiani and David Graham Burnett discuss “Daughters of the Revolution,” at 3 p.m., at Harvard Book Store … Donna Lethal (“Milk of Amnesia”) reads at 8 p.m., at Store 54, 16 Harvard Ave., Allston … William Martin (“Cape Cod”) and Casey Sherman (“The Finest Hours”) speak at Willowbend Country Club, 130 Willowbend Dr., Mashpee; tickets ($25) available by calling 508-539-5326 or emailing gphillips@wdc-capecod.com … Newt Gingrich signs “A Nation Like No Other,” and other books at 6:45 p.m., at the Harvard Square coop … Michael Holley (“War Room: The Legacy of Bill Belichick and the Art of Building a Perfect Team”) reads at 7 p.m., at the Jabberwocky Bookshop, at the Tannery, 50 Water St., Newburyport … Gregory Maguire reads from and signs "Out of Oz" at 7 p.m., at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St, Concord.

SATURDAY: Shaquille O’Neal reads from “Shaq Uncut,” at 1 p.m., at Harvard Book Store … Tom MacDonald (“The Charlestown Connection”) speaks at 7 p.m., at Olivia Browning, 20 City Square, Charlestown … Sonia Rowe discusses “How God Delivered Me from What the Doctor Diagnosed as Depression,” at 2 p.m., at the Mattapan Branch Library, 1350 Blue Hill Ave.

Please send listings to Boston.Globe.Bookings@gmail.com at least two weeks in advance. Events are subject to change.

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