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Greater Boston author readings May 6-12

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SUNDAY: Jay Atkinson ("Memoirs of a Rugby-Playing Man") reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St, Concord … Matthew Pearl (“The Technologists”) speaks at 4 p.m., at Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset …

MONDAY: Adam Mansbach and Ricardo Cortés (“Seriously, Just Go To Sleep”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Paul Krugman (“End This Depression Now!”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge ($5 ticket) … Katherine Howe (“The House of Velvet and Glass”) reads at 7 p.m. at Boston University Barnes and Noble … Christopher Tilghman (“The Right-Hand Shore”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Richard Hoffman (“Emblem”), Meg Kearney (“The Girl in the Mirror”), and Jennifer Milletello (“Flinch of Song”) read at 7 p.m. at the Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

TUESDAY: Erin Dionne (“Notes from an Accidental Band Geek”) reads at 4 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley … Howard Gardner (“Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century”) reads at 6 p.m., at the Brighton Branch of the BPL, 40 Academy Hill Road … Nicole Galland (“I, Iago”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Jane Roper (“Double Time: How I Survived--and Mostly Thrived—Through the First Three Years of Mothering Twins”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … James K. Galbraith (“Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … David Bezmozgis (“The Free World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Tim Riley (“Lennon: The Man, the Myth, and the Music”) reads at 7 p.m. at Weston Public Library, 87 School Street, Weston

WEDNESDAY: Keith Stavely and Kathleen Fitzgerald (“Northern Hospitality: Cooking by the Book in New England”) read at 6 p.m. at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square … Judith Campbell (“A Despicable Mission”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Middleborough Public Library … Jennifer Miller (“The Year of the Gadfly”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Father John Dear (“Lazarus, Come Forth”) reads at 7 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Brookline … Roger Owen (“The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Chris Guillebeau (“The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Jorie Graham (“Place: New Poems”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Christopher Tilghman (“The Right-Hand Shore”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St, Concord … Judy Collins (“When You Wish Upon a Star”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills, 309 Washington Street, Wellesley ($5 ticket at 781-431-1160)

THURSDAY: Augusten Burroughs (“This Is How”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre (tickets at Brookline Booksmith) … Joseph R. Gallo (“Bronze and Stone Speak To Us”) reads at 11 a.m. at the North End Branch of the BPL, 25 Parmenter St. … Margaret McLean (“Under Oath”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley … James Geary (“I is An Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Randall Kennedy (“The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Philip Warburg (“Harvest the Wind: America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Ben Fountain (“Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Christina Mercado (“You Can Do It Bunny!”) reads at 7 p.m. at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody St., Waltham … George C. Daughan (“1812: The Navy’s War”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Charlestown Branch Library, 179 Main Street, Charlestown

FRIDAY: Denis Lehane (“Moonlight Mile”) and Mitchell Zukoff (“Lost in Shangri-La”) read at 11 a.m. at Newton Marriot hotel ballroom, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, ($40 ticket includes lunch and supports the Newton Free Library) … Robert J. Shiller (“Finance and the Good Society”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Joyelle McSweeney (“The Necropastoral”) and Harmony Holiday (“Negro League Baseball”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Matthew Battles (“The Sovereignties of Invention”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Gary Duehr (“In Passing”), Karen Miller, Margaret Young (“Almond Town”) read at 7:30 pm at the Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St., Jamaica Plain ($5 donation recommended)

SATURDAY: Jef Czekaj (“Yes, Yes, Yaul”) reads at 10 a.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street, Wellesley … Geraldine Brooks (“Caleb’s Crossing”) and Tony Horwitz (“Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War”) read at 11 a.m. at the Chelmsford High School Performing Arts Center … Jane McClosky (“Robert McClosky: A Private Life in Words and Pictures”) reads at 1 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Suzanne Koven (“Say Hello to a Better Body!: Weight Loss and Fitness for Women over 50”) reads at 4 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Herta Müller (“The Hunger Angel (Atemschauke)”) reads at 4 p.m. at Barrister's Hall, Boston University Law School, 765 Commonwealth Ave. and at 7 p.m. at Goethe-Institut Boston, 170 Beacon Street, Boston (both events in German)

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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