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Greater Boston author readings June 24-30

Posted by guest  June 21, 2012 09:47 AM

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SUNDAY:: James Geary (“I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Book Shop, 65 Main St., Concord … David Barber (“Wonder Cabinet”), X.J. Kennedy (“In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus”), F.D. Reeve (“Nathaniel Purple”) read in honor of Robert Frost at 4 p.m. at the Longfellow National Historic Site, 105 Brattle St., Cambridge

MONDAY: Josh Henkin (“The World Without You”) and Nichole Bernier (“The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

TUESDAY: Stuart Altman and David Schactman (“Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care”) read at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon at Boston Public Library, Copley … Paul Levy (“Goal Play! Leadership Lessons from the Soccer Field”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Christopher R. Beha (“What Happened to Sophie Wilder”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Alexandra Fuller (“Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Nichole Bernier (“The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Hingham Public Library

WEDNESDAY: Christopher Hayes (“Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store) … Kelsey Bansfield (“The Naptime Chef”) reads at 6 p.m. at Westwinds Bookshop, 35 Depot St., Duxbury … Nikky Finney (“Head Off & Split”) and Melanie Henderson (“Elegies for New York Avenue”) read at 6:30 p.m. in Marran Theater at Lesley University, 47 Oxford St. (entrance on Mellen Street), Cambridge … Christopher Beha (“What Happened to Sophie Wilder”) and Dawn Tripp (“Game of Secrets”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Alice Mattison (“When We Argued All Night”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

THURSDAY: Stephen Prothero (“The American Bible: How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Define a Nation”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Rachel L. Swarns (“American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Michael Mann (“The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches From the Front Lines”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Mitra Shavarini (“Desert Roots: A Journey”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley .. Michael Rutstein and Racket Shreve (“The Privateering Stroke”) read at 7 p.m. at the Salem Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty St., Salem … Beverly Ford and Stephanie Schorow (“The Boston Mob Guide”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

FRIDAY: Hal Ackerman (“Stein, Stung”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya (“The Watch: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store
SATURDAY: David A. Kelly (“The All-Star Joker”) reads at 2 p.m. for ages 4 and up at Newtonville Books

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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