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Greater Boston author readings Oct. 21-27

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SUNDAY: James Redfearn (“The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”) reads at 2 p.m. at the Lowell National Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell … John Ross (“Shakespeare's Tremor and Orwell's Cough: The Medical Lives of Famous Writers”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord

MONDAY: Lois Lowry (“Son”) reads at 7 p.m. at Dana Hall Bardwell Auditorium, 37 Cameron St., Wellesley (ticket required from Wellesley Bookstore) … D. T. Max (“Every Love Story is a Ghost Story”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Sam Baltrusis (“Ghosts of Boston”) reads at 7 p.m. in the Jones Room, Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … B. A. Shapiro (“The Art Forger”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … John A. Parrish (“Autopsy of War: A Personal History”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Emerson Hospital, Concord … Jennifer Barber (“Given Away”) and Jessica Greenbaum (“The Two Yvonnes”) read at Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge ($3 ticket)

TUESDAY: Howard Jacobson (“Zoo Time”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Copley … Lois Lowry (“Son”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Joanna Luloff (“The Beach at Galle Road: Stories From Sri Lanka”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Sue Kushner Resnick (“You Saved Me, Too: What a Holocaust Survivor Taught Me about Living, Dying, Fighting, and Swearing in Yiddish”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Mark Siegel (“Sailor Twain”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

WEDNESDAY: Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Other Woman”) reads at 6 p.m. at Stellina, 47 Main St., Watertown … Junot Diaz (“This Is How You Lose Her”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Evan Thomas (“Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … B. A. Shapiro (“The Art Forger”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … John J. Ross (“Shakepeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith …Eric Jay Dolin (“When America First Met China”) reads at 7:30 at the Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd., Concord

THURSDAY: Thursday October 25, Maryanne O'Hara ("Cascade") reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End branch of the Boston Public Library, 685 Tremont St. … Simon Winchester (“Skulls”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Peter Spiers (“Master Class: Living Longer, Stronger, and Happier”) reads at 7 p.m. at Bestsellers Café, 24 High St., Medford … Audrey Schulman (“Three Weeks in December”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library … William Kuhn (“Mrs. Queen Takes the Train”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Elsa Dorfman (“Elsa’s Housebook: A Woman’s Photojournal”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Stephen Puleo (“The Caning: The Assault that Drove America to Civil War”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Hingham Public Library … Mark Z. Danielewski (The Fifty-Year Sword”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

FRIDAY: Sandy Lerner (“Second Impressions”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Margaret McLean (“Under Oath”), William Landay (“Defending Jacob”), and Kate Flora (“Redemption”) read at 7:30 p.m. at Concord Public Library, 129 Main St., Concord

SATURDAY: Lemony Snickett, AKA Daniel Handler, (“A Series of Unfortunate Events”) the children’s keynote address of the Boston Book Festival at 11 a.m. at Old South Church, 645 Boylston St. (for a complete list of events, see www.bostonbookfest.org) … Nancy du Tertre (Psychic Intuition: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask”) reads at noon at Barnes & Noble, 1 Worcester Rd., Framingham.

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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