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Greater Boston author readings April 15-21

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SUNDAY: Rose A. Lewis and Jen Corace (“Sweet Dreams”) read at 11 a.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Dawn Tripp ("The Season of Open Water") reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop … Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson (“By Invitation Only: How We Built Gilt and Changed the Way Millions Shop”) read at 3 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Jill McDonough (“Habeas Corpus”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Free Public Library.

MONDAY: Chimamanda Adichie (“The Thing Around Your Neck”) reads at 4 p.m. at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 10 Garden St., Cambridge … John D’Agata and Jim Fingal (“The Lifespan of a Fact”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dani Rodrik (“The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge.

TUESDAY: Martha Collins (“White Papers”) reads at 2:30 p.m. at UMass’s Healey Library, 11th floor, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston … Anne Perry (“Dorchester Terrace”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, Copley … James Tabor (“Deep Zone”) and Howard Shrier (“Boston Cream”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Doug Mack (“Europe on 5 Wrong Turns a Day: One Man, Eight Countries, One Vintage Travel Guide”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Jennifer Haigh (“Faith”) and Dani Shapiro (“Devotion”) read at 7:30 p.m. at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton ($8 tickets at www.bostonjcc.org/bookfair , boxoffice@jccgb.org, or 617-965-5226).

WEDNESDAY: Mark Fiege (“The Republic of Nature”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Sayed Kashua (“Second Person Singular”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith.

THURSDAY: William Giraldi (“Busy Monsters”), Marianne Leone (“Knowing Jesse”), Kate Racculia (“This Must Be the Place”) and Anna Solomon (“The Little Bride”) read at 6 p.m. at Think Tank, One Kendall Square, Cambridge ($20 tickets in advance at www.bostonbookfest.org; $25 tickets at the door) … Elliot Kai-Kee and Rike Burnham (“Teaching in the Art Museum: Interpretation as Experience”) read at 6 p.m. the Harvard Art Museums, 485 Broadway, Cambridge … Hugh Brewster (“Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Abbey Room at the Boston Public Library, Copley … Alice Hoffman (“The Dovekeepers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Clea Simon (“Cats Can't Shoot: A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Tsoknyi Rinpoche (“Open Heart, Open Mind”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Trident Bookstore … Sergey and Marina Dyachenko (“The Scar”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop.

FRIDAY: Susie Davidson and Edgar Krasa (“The Music Man of Terezin: The Story of Rafael Schaechter”) read at noon at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston’s Hot Kosher Lunch Fridays, Center Communities of Brookline, 1550 Beacon St., 3rd Floor, Brookline ($4 donation suggested for lunch, rsvp to 617-558-6596) … Sadakat Kadri (“Heaven on Earth: A Journey Through Shari'a Law from the Deserts of Ancient Arabia to the Streets of the Modern Muslim World”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Lesley Kinzel (“Two Whole Cakes: How to Stop Dieting and Learn to Love Your Body”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store.

SATURDAY: Jerry Pallotta and John S. Dykes (“F is for Fenway”) read at 10 a.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley.

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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