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Greater Boston author readings April 29-May 5

Posted by guest  April 26, 2012 10:12 AM

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SUNDAY: David A. Kelley (“The Astro Outlaw”) reads at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road, Newton Centre … April Bernard ("Miss Fuller") reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop

MONDAY: Siobhan Fallon ("You Know When the Men are Gone") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Barbara Vinick and Shulamit Reinharz (“Today I Am Woman: Stories of Bat Mitzvah Around the World”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Eileen Pollack (“Breaking and Entering”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Franz Wright (“Wheeling Motel”) and Geoffrey Brock (“Weighing Light”) read at 8 p.m. at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle Street ($3 ticket)

TUESDAY: Edith Pearlman (“Binocular Vision”) reads at 6:30 pm at the South End Library, Tremont St. at West Newton St. … Dorothy Wickenden (“Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Rosalyn Hoffman (“Smart Mama: Raising Happy, Healthy Kids Without Breaking the Bank”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Timothy Noah (“The Great Divergence”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Kate Flora (“Redemption”), Margaret McLean (“Under Oath”), Katherine Hall Page (“Body in the Boudoir”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Elizabeth Percer (“An Uncommon Education”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Tom Sleigh (“Space Walk”), Lloyd Schwartz (“Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters”), Fred Marchant (“The Looking House”), Gail Mazur (“Figures in a Landscape”), Fanny Howe (“Come and See”), Saskia Hamilton (“As for Dreams”), Robert Gardner, and Christopher Benfey (“Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay”) read in celebration of Robert Lowell at 7 p.m. in Boston University’s Playwright’s Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave.

WEDNESDAY: Alison Bechdel (“Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store) … David Rees (“How To Sharpen Pencils”) reads at 7 p.m. at
Brookline Booksmith … Michael Olson (“Strange Flesh”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Rebecca Lindenberg (“Love An Index”) and Stephen Burt (“Parallel Play Poems”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Elizabeth Percer (“An Uncommon Education”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street

THURSDAY: Kelsey Banfield (“The Naptime Chef: Fitting Great Food into Family Life”) reads at 3 p.m. at J. McLaughlin, 12 Church Street, Wellesley (RSVP to events@mazzpr.com or 212.755.2100) … Caitrin Lynch (“Retirement on the Line: Age, Work, and Value in an American Factory”) reads at 5:30 p.m. at Olin College’s Milas Hall Auditorium), 1000 Olin Way, Needham … Chad Harbach (“The Art of Fielding “) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Dawn M. Skorczewski (“An Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Deborah Copaken Kogan (“The Red Book”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Rosie Sultan (“Helen Keller in Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Delia Ephron (“The Lion Is In”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith


FRIDAY: Kenneth W. Mack (“Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Luong Ung (“Lulu in the Sky: A Daughter of Cambodia Finds Love, Healing, and Double Happiness”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Ace Atkins and Joan Parker (Robert B. Parker’s “Lullaby”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Myfanwy Collins (“Echolocation”), Carroll Donnell (“The Donnie Wahlberg Drinking Game”), Joel Peckham (“Movers-Shakers”), and Yuyutsu Sharma (“Milarepa’s Bones”) read at 8 p.m. at Out of the Blue Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge

SATURDAY: Fabiola Powell (“Faith's Legacy: A Haitian Family's Journey Across Three Generations”) reads at 4 p.m. at Wellesley Books … Michael Natkin (“Herbivoracious: A Flavor Revolution with 150 Vibrant and Original Vegetarian Recipes”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop


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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