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Greater Boston author readings Feb. 5-11

Posted by guest  February 2, 2012 09:06 AM

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SUNDAY: Alan Lightman ("Mr. G") reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St, Concord

MONDAY: Margot Livesey (“The Flight of Gemma Hardy”) reads at noon at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley ($35 ticket includes book and lunch; rsvp at (781) 431-1160 or events@wellesleybooks.com) ... Naomi Benaron (“Running the Rift”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … David Weinberger (“Too Big To Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t The Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Ishmael Beah (“A Long Way Gone”) reads at 7 p.m. at Boston College, Gasson Hall room 100 … Susan E. Reed (“The Diversity Index”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop

TUESDAY: Theodora Goss (“The Thorn and the Blossom: A Two-Sided Love Story”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes and Noble at Boston University, 660 Beacon Street … Sebastian Seung and Jeff Lichtman (“Connectome: How the Brain’s Wiring Makes Us Who We Are”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Richard Hoffman (“Emblem”) and Philip Fried ("Early/Late") read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Adam Schwartz (“A Stranger on the Planet”) and Lucy Ferriss (“The Lost Daughter”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

WEDNESDAY: Tracy Kidder (“Strength in What Remains”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Theater, 559 Washington Street … Robert Kanigel (“On an Irish Island”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dan Chaon (“Stay Awake: Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … R. B. Scott (“Mitt Romney: An Inside Look at the Man and His Politics”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley … Tom MacDonald (“The Charlestown Connection”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Canton Public Library, 786 Washington Street, Canton

THURSDAY: Theodora Goss (“The Thorn and The Blossom: A Two-Sided Love Story") reads at 2 p.m. at Concord Bookshop … Toby Lester (“Da Vinci’s Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Boston Room of the BPL, Copley Square … Kenneth E. Pollock (“Philosophy of Life: Stories for Young People”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Lower Mills Branch Library , 27 Richmond Street, Dorchester … Les McKeown (“The Synergist: How to Lead Your Team to Predictable Success”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Carolyn Gregory (“Open Letters”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Jamaica Plain Branch Library, 12 Sedgwick Street … Claire Messud with John Freeman (“Granta 118: Exit Strategies”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Gary Small (“The Alzheimer’s Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Forum, First Parish Cambridge, 3 Church Street … Tom MacDonald (“The Charlestown Connection”) reads at Tufts Library, 46 Broad Street, Weymouth … Liz Moore ("Heft") and Alex Gilvarry ("From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant") read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Joseph B. Martin (“Alfalfa to Ivy: Memoir of a Harvard Medical School Dean”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Hannah Pittard (“The Fates Will Find Their Way”) and Jessica Keener (“Night Swim”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

FRIDAY: Hendrik Hartog (“Someday All This Will Be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Nathan Englander (“What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Mary Bonina (“Clear Eye Tea”), Ken Tangvik (“Don’t Mess With Tanya: Stories Emerging From Boston’s Barrios”), and Gary Whited read at 7:30 p.m. at the Chapter and Verse Reading Series, Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain …

SATURDAY: Ann Hood (“The Treasure Chest”) reads at 11 a.m. at Duxbury Free Library … Scott Magoon (“Chopsticks”) reads at 2 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main Street, Winchester … Fabiola Powell (“Faith’s Legacy”) reads at 2 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 1 Worcester Road, Framingham


Announcements must arrive at boston.globe.bookings@gmail.com at least two weeks before publication date. Events are subject to change. A full listing of events is available online at http://www.boston.com/ae/books/blog/.


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