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Greater Boston author readings April 8-14

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MONDAY: Tayari Jones (“Silver Sparrow”) reads at 4 p.m. at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Radcliffe Gymnasium, 10 Garden St. … Richard Johnson (“Field of Our Fathers”) reads at 6 p.m. at the South Boston Branch of the BPL, 646 East Broadway … Tsoknyi Rinpoche (“Open Heart, Open Mind”) reads at 7 p.m. at Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley … Martha Collins (“White Papers”) and Wayne Miller (“The City, Our City”) reads at 8 p.m. at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle St. ($3 ticket)

TUESDAY: Nikky Finney (“Head Off & Split”) and Tom Sleigh (“Army Cats”) read at 4:30 p.m. at the Newhouse Center for the Humanities, 237 Green Hall, Wellesley College … Drew Gilpin Faust (“This Republic of Suffering”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Rachel Dratch (“Girl Walks into a Bar…: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre ($5 ticket) … Rick Moody (“On Celestial Music: And Other Adventures in Listening”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road, Newton Centre … Joseph S. Nye, Jr. (“The Future of Power”) reads at 7 p.m. at the First Parish Church, 3 Church St., Cambridge … Jessica Maria Tuccelli (“Glow: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Elizabeth Goldsmith (“The Kings’ Mistresses”) reads at 7 p.m. at Boston University’s Barnes and Noble … Gary Snyder ("Riprap and Cold Mountain Poems") reads at 7 p.m. at MIT, room 12-250.

WEDNESDAY: Glenn Stout (“Fenway 1912”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Dimitry Kuzmin reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard-Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge … Amelia Gray (“Threats”) and Blake Butler (“Nothing”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Katherine Howe (“The House of Velvet and Glass”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

THURSDAY: Christopher Moore (“Sacre Beu: A Comedy d’Art”) reads at 6 p.m. at Coolidge Corner Theatre ($5 tickets) … Adam Pachter (editor, “Final Fenway Fiction”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road, Newton Centre … Lisa Wong (“Scales to Scalpels: Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … John Donatich (“The Variations”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

FRIDAY: Saul Wisnia (“Fenway Park: The Centennial”) reads at 11:30 a.m. at Boston University’s Barnes and Noble, 660 Beacon Street … Sheryl and Carrie Berk (“The Cupcake Club: Peace, Love, & Cupcakes”) read at 4 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Alexander McCall Smith (“The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection: No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets) … Jack Cox (“Public Education and Corporate Sponsorship in the early 19th century Waltham”) reads at 7 p.m. at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody St., Waltham … Gail Mazur (“Figures in a Landscape”), Lloyd Schwartz (“Cairo Traffic”), and Susanna Kittredge read at 7:30 p.m. at the Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St., Jamaica Plain ($5 donation suggested)

SATURDAY: Caitlin R. Kiernan (“Alabaster: Wolves”) reads at noon at Friendly Neighborhood Comics, 191 Mechanic Street, Bellingham … Peter David Shapiro (“Ghosts on the Red Line”) reads at noon at the Book Shop, 694 Broadway, Somerville … Veronique-Anne Epiter (“Moon Fever”) reads at 2:30 p.m. at BPL, Grove Hall Branch, 41 Geneva Ave., Dorchester


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