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Greater Boston author readings March 4-10

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SUNDAY: Vivian Gornick (“Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life”) reads at 3 p.m. for Thoreau Farm Forum at Concord Academy Chapel, 166 Main Street, Concord … Heather Cox Richardson (“Wounded Knee”) speaks at 4 p.m. at Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Road, Cohasset (for tickets call 781-383-1348)

MONDAY: Abby Stokes (“Is This Thing On?" A Computer Hand Book for Late Bloomers, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Linda Gray Sexton (“Half in Love: Surviving the Legacy of Suicide”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Karina Borowicz (“The Bees Are Waiting”), Len Krisak’s (“Virgil’s Eclogues”), and Jennifer S. Flescher read at 7 p.m. at the Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge … Claire Bidwell Smith (“The Rules of Inheritance”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Emerging writers Kristen Andersen, Hyejung Kook, and Kerrin McCadden read at 8 p.m. at The Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle Street ($3 ticket)

TUESDAY: Sven Birkerts ("The Other Walk") reads at 6:30 PM at the South End Library, Tremont Street at West Newton Street, Boston … Margot Livesey (“The Flight of Gemma Hardy”) and Megan Mayhew Bergman (“Birds of a Lesser Paradise”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Richard Mason (“The History of a Pleasure Seeker”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Leslie Epstein (“Liebestod: Opera Buffa with Leib Goldkorn”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … David Wolman (“The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers and the Coming Cashless Society”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

WEDNESDAY: Michael Dawson, William Julius Wilson, and Eugene Rivers discuss “The Future of Black Politics” at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 ticket) … Catherine Chung (“Forgotten Country”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Linda Gray Sexton, (“Half in Love: Surviving the Legacy of Suicide”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Mike Cooper (“Clawback”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Steven M. Forman (“Boca Daze”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, One Worcester Road, Framingham … Donovan Hohn (“Moby-Duck”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Boston University … Michael Edwards (Democracy Despite Itself”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop

THURSDAY: James M. McPherson (“Battle Cry of Freedom,” “Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief”) speaks at 6 p.m. at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Donovan Hohn (“Moby-Duck”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Adam Wilson (“Flatscreen”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Olaf Olafsson (“Restoration”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Ben Benjamin (“Conversation Transformation: Recognize and Overcome the 6 Most Destructive Communication Patterns”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Joshua Kendall (“The Forgotten Founding Father: Noah Webster’s Obsession and the Creation of An American Culture”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … William Landay (“Defending Jacob”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St, Weymouth


FRIDAY: Kristi Yamaguchi (“It’s a Big World, Little Pig!”) reads at 4 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley ($5 tickets at 781.431.1160) … Thomas Mallon (“Watergate: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Lyrae Van Clief Stefanon (“Open Interval”) and Thomas Sayers Ellis (“Skin, Inc.”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

SATURDAY: Toby Lester (“Da Vinci's Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Hingham Public Library


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