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Greater Boston author readings Feb. 12-18

Posted by guest  February 9, 2012 07:48 AM

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SUNDAY: Ilchi Lee (“The Call of Sedona: Journey of the Heart”) reads at 11 a.m. at the Harvard Coop … Jennifer Haigh (“Faith) speaks at 4 p.m., at Paul Pratt Memorial Library, Cohasset (tickets at 781-383-1348) … Toby Lester ("Da Vinci's Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image") reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St, Concord … Ezra Vogel ("Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China") reads at 4 p.m. at Porter Square Books

MONDAY: Franco Mormando (“Bernini: His Life and His Rome”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Toby Lester (“Da Vinci’s Ghost”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Leslie Epstein (“Liebestod: Opera Buffa with Leib Goldkorn”) and Richard Hoffman (“Emblem: Poems”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Joseph S. Nye, Jr. (“The Future of Power”) reads at 7 p.m. at the First Parish Church, 1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge … Martha Rhodes (“The Beds”) and R. Dwayne Betts (“Shahid Reads His Own Palm”) read at 8 p.m. at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle Street ($3 ticket required)

TUESDAY: Junot Diaz (“The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”) speaks at 4 p.m. at Devlin Hall, Boston College … Alan Albert, Sandra Kohler (“Improbable Music”), and Judith Steinbergh (“Writing My Will: Poems and Prose”) read at 7 p.m. at the Newton Public Library, 330 Homer Street, Newton Centre …

WEDNESDAY: Lawrence Millman (“Fascinating Fungi of New England”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Junot Diaz (“The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”) reads at 7 p.m. at Boston College’s Yawkey Center, Murray Function Room … Margot Livesey (“The Flight of Gemma Hardy: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … William Landay (“Defending Jacob”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Dennis Lehane (“Moonlight Mile”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Melrose Public Library, 69 West Emerson Street, Melrose.

THURSDAY: Terri Arthur (“Fatal Decision: Edith Cavell, WWI Nurse”) reads at 3:30 at the Massachusetts Nurses Association Council 3 office, 60 Route 6A, Sandwich … Arthur Singer and Ronald Goodman (“Boston’s Downtown Movie Palaces”) read at 6 p.m. in the Boston Room at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Donna Hicks (“Dignity”) reads at 6 p.m. at Stellina Restaurant, 47 Main Street, Watertown … Michael Palmer (“Oath of Office”), Daniel Palmer (“Helpless”), and Lisa Gardner (“Catch Me”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Alan Shapiro (“Broadway Baby”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

FRIDAY: 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 Harvard Book Store … Natalie Dykstra ("Clover Adams: A Gilded and Hearbreaking Life") reads at 7 p.m. at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody Street, Waltham

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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