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Greater Boston author readings March 18-24

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SUNDAY: John G. Funchion (“Move the Sock Hole Over”) reads at 2 p.m. at the Peabody Institute Library-Danvers, 15 Sylvan St., Danvers … Madeline Miller (“Song of Achilles”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main Street, Concord

MONDAY: Peter Cameron (“Coral Glynn”) and Margot Livesey (“The Flight of Gemma Hardy”) read at 6 p.m. in the Boston Room at the Central Library in Copley Square … Jack Goldsmith (“Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11”) reads at 6 p.m. with Charles Fried, Martha Minow, and Joseph S. Nye, Jr. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at Havard Book Store) … Jeanette Winterson (“Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Rebecca Morgan Frank (“Little Murders Everywhere”) reads at 8 p.m. at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle Street ($3 ticket)

TUESDAY: Adam Wilson (“Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store) … Carolyn DeCristofano (“A Black Hole Is Not a Hole”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley … Howard Frank Mosher (“The Great Northern Express”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Robert Arellano (“Curse the Names”), Bernice L. McFadden (“Gathering of Waters”), Eliza Factor (“The Mercury Fountain”), Sterling Watson (“Fighting in the Shade”), and Joseph Mattson (“The Speed Chronicles”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

WEDNESDAY: Julie Orringer (“The Invisible Bridge”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton Street, Newton ($8 tickets at www.bostonjcc.org/bookfair or boxoffice@jccgb.org) … Hari Kunzru, (“Gods Without Men”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

WEDNESDAY: Anne Lamott and Sam Lamott (“Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son’s First Son”) read at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre (free tickets at 617-566-6660) … Alan Lightman (“Mr. g”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Stellina Restaurant, 47 Main Street, Watertown … Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson (“Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Ezra Vogel (“Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church Parlor, 3 Church Street, Cambridge

THURSDAY: Madeline Miller (“The Song of Achilles: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Lauren Groff (“Arcadia”) and Megan Mayhew Bergman (“Birds of a Lesser Paradise”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Adam Hochschild (“To End All Wars”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Howard Frank Mosher (“The Great Northern Express: A Writer's Journey Home”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop ... Robert Kanigel ("On an Irish Island") reads at 7 p.m. at MIT, room #6-120

FRIDAY: Mike Edwards (“Democracy Despite Itself: Why a System That Shouldn't Work at All Works So Well”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … John Elder Robison (“Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Elaine Pagels (“Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

SATURDAY: Chris Matthews (“Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero”) reads at 10 a.m. at Barnes and Noble, One Worcester Road, Framingham … Dr. Emmett G. Price III (“The Black Church and Hip Hop Culture: Toward Bridging the Generational Divide”) reads at 2 p.m. at Northeastern’s John D. O'Bryant African American Institute, Amilcar Cabral Center, 40 Leon Street, Boston … Susan Fillion (“Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel: Bringing Matisse to America”) reads at 4 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley … Chris Matthews (“Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

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