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Greater Boston author readings Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Posted by guest  January 26, 2012 09:59 AM

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SUNDAY: Carpenter Poets of Jamaica Plain reading at 2 p.m. at Forest Hills Cemetery, 95 Forest Hills Avenue, Jamaica Plain ($5 ticket) ... John Matteson ("The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography") reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop ... Cathryn Griffith (?Havana Revisited: An Architectural Heritage'') reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Connolly Branch Library, 433 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain.

MONDAY: John Matteson ("The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography") reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store.

TUESDAY: Susan Lubner ("Noises at Night'') reads at 6 p.m. at the North Suburban Jewish Community Center, 83 Pine Street, Peabody (r.s.v.p at www.nsjcc.org or (978) 535-2968 ... Deborah Scroggins ("Wanted Women") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... Jodi Kantor ("The Obamas'') reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

WEDNESDAY: William Bratton and Zachary Tumin ("Collaborate or Perish! Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World'') read at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store) ... RoseMarie Terenzio ("Fairy Tale Interrupted'') reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith ... Margot Livesey ("The Flight of Gemma Hardy") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... Randy Susan Myers ("The Murderer's Daughters'') reads at 7 p.m. at Westwinds Bookshop, 35 Depot Street, Duxbury

THURSDAY: Adam Johnson ("The Orphan Master's Son") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... Dimitar Sasselov ("The Life of Super-Earths: How the Hunt for Alien Worlds and Artificial Cells Will Revolutionize Life on Our Planet") reads at 7 p.m. at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody Street, Waltham ... Melanie Henderson ("Elegies for New York Avenue'') and Becky Thompson ("Zero Is the Whole I Fall Into at Night'') read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith ... Jeff Badger ("What Did You Do in the War, Grandad?'') reads at 6 p.m. at the Hyde Park Branch of the BPL, 35 Harvard Avenue.

FRIDAY: Wael Ghonim ("The Power of the People Is Greater Than the People in Power: A Memoir'') reads at 5 p.m. at the Charles Hotel (Charles Ballroom, 2nd Floor), Cambridge ... Pico Iyer ("The Man Within my Head'') reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store ... Laura Ellen Scott ("Death Wishing''), Virginia Young ("Winter Waltz''), Kate Hanson Foster ("Mid Drift'') and Timothy Gager ("Treating a Sick Animal'') read at 8 p.m. at Out of the Blue Gallery, 106 Prospect Street, Cambridge/

SATURDAY: Peter Johnson ("The Amazing Adventures of John Smith, Jr. AKA Houdini'') reads at noon at Friendly Neighborhood Comics, 191 Mechanic Street, Bellingham.

Announcements must arrive at boston.globe.bookings@gmail.com at least two weeks before publication date. Events are subject to change.


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