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Greater Boston author readings Oct. 14 –20

Posted by guest  October 11, 2012 09:53 AM

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SUNDAY: Aine Greaney ("Dance Lessons") reads at 2 p.m. in the Orientation Room, Boston Public Library, Copley … Sharon Lovejoy (“My First Bird Book and Bird Feeder”) reads at 2 p.m. in the Rey Children's Room, Boston Public Library, Copley … David Ferry and George Kalogeris (“Dialogos: Paired Poems in Translation”) read at 2 p.m. in the Harvard-Yenching Common Room 136, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge … Melanie Braverman (“Red”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main St., Concord

MONDAY: Chris Berdick (“Mind Over mind: The Surprising Power of Placebos, Expectations, and Assumptions”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Copley … Dennis Lehane (“Live by Night”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books… Charles Rowan Beye (“My Husband and My Wives: A Gay Man’s Odyssey”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Ty Burr (“Gods Like Us: On Movie Stars and Modern Fame”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 660 Beacon St., Boston … Mark Siegel (“Sailor Twain”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … David Ferry (“Bewilderment”) reads at 8 at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle St. ($3 tickets)

TUESDAY: Joy Harjo (“Crazy Brave”) reads at 4:30 p.m. at the Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College … Sherman Alexie (“Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories”) reads at 6 p.m. at Coolidge Corner Theatre … Camille Paglia (“Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets) … Michael Lowenthal (“The Paternity Test”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Krikor Der Hohannesian (“Refuge in the Shadows”), Gloria Mindock, and Mark Pawlak (“Go to the Pine: Quoddy Journals 2005-2010”) read at 7 p.m. at the Center for the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville ($4 tickets)

WEDNESDAY: Justin Cronin (“12”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Maryanne O’Hara (“Cascade”) and Ilie Ruby (“The Salt God’s Daughter”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Scott Hutchins (“A Working Theory of Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Maria Tatar (“The Annotated Brothers Grimm: The Bicentennial Edition”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Sarah Myers McGinty (“The College Application Essay”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophia Kallinal LaMontagne ("Sweet Celebrations") read at 7 p.m. at Willow Books and Cafe, 279 Great Rd., Acton … Tony Danza (“I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 98 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington … Robert Pinsky (“PoemJazz”) reads with jazz pianist Laurence Hobgood at 7 p.m. at Wellesley College, 106 Central St., Wellesley … Paul Muldoon (“Maggot”) reads at 7 p.m. at Boston College, Devlin Hall 101

THURSDAY: Chris Elliott (“The Guy Under The Sheets: The Unauthorized Autobiography”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre … Will Schwalbe (“The End of Your Life Book Club”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Copley … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The Baker Chocolate Company: A Sweet History”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the BPL Brighton Branch, 40 Academy Hill Rd., Brighton … Joe McKendry (“One Times Square: A Century of Change at the Crossroads of the World”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham … Joan Wickersham (“The News from Spain”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Ian Frazier (“The Cursing Mommy’s Book of Days”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Tom Farmer and Marty Foley (“A Murder in Wellesley) read at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Muriel Mirak-Weissbach (“Madmen At The Helm: Pathology and Politics in the Arab Spring”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … James Redfearn (“The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 270 Hartford Ave., Bellingham … Holly Guran (“Mothers’ Trails”) and Judy Katz-Levine read at 7:30 p.m. at Select Café, 2 Belgrade Ave., Roslindale … Thomas Frank (“Pity the Billionaire”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm St., Concord

FRIDAY: Sanford Levinson (“Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Gina Gershon (“In Search of Cleo: How I Found My Pussy and Lost My Mind”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Paul Elie (“Reinventing Bach”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

SATURDAY: Author Patricia Wall (“Child Out of Place”) reads at 10 a.m. at Bestsellers Café, 24 High St., Medford … Norman Miller (“Beer Lover’s New England”) reads at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 1 Worcester Rd., Framingham … Matt Tavares (“Helen’s Big World”) reads at 1 p.m. at Book Ends 559 Main St., Winchester.


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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