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Greater Boston author readings Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Posted by guest  October 25, 2012 10:00 AM

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SUNDAY: Jane Kohuth (“Duck Sock Hop”) will read at 11 a.m. at Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, Newton … B. A. Shapiro (“The Art Forger”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Andrew Goldstein (“The Bookie's Son”), Madeline Miller (“The Song of Achilles”), and Justin Torres (“We the Animals”) read at 3 p.m. at the Fowler Library, 1322 Main St., Concord … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Other Woman”) reads at 3 p.m. at Book Ends, Winchester

MONDAY: Phillip M. Vitti (“The Passage: Memoir of a Boston Undercover Cop in the 60s”) reads at 5:30 p.m. at West on Centre, 1732 Centre St., West Roxbury (reservations required at readboston@cityofboston.gov) … Sam Baltrusis (“Ghosts of Boston: Haunts of the Hub”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Adams Street Branch of the BPL, 690 Adams St., Dorchester … Susan Naimark (“The Education of a White Parent”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Connolly Branch of the BPL, 433 Centre St., Jamaica Plain … Karen Engelmann (“The Stockholm Octavo”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … R.J. Palacio (“Wonder”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newton South High School Auditorium, 140 Brandeis Rd., Newton Centre… Lesley Bannatyne (“Halloween Nation, Behind the Scenes of America's Fright Night”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury … J. Robert Lennon (“Familiar”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Alicia Ostriker (“The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems 1979-2011”) and Albert Goldbarth (“Everyday People”) read at 8 p.m. at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle St. ($3 tickets)

TUESDAY: Mat Johnson (“Pym”) and Tracy K. Smith (“Life on Mars”) read at 4:30 p.m. at the Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College, 106 Central St., Wellesley … Jonathan Kozol (“Fire in the Ashes: 25 Years Among the Poorest Children in America”) reads at 6 p.m. at Washburn Auditorium on Lesley University’s Brattle Campus, 10 Phillips Pl., Cambridge … Margot Livesey ("The Flight of Gemma Hardy") reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End branch of the Boston Public Library, 685 Tremont St. … Diane Morgan (“Roots: The Definitive Compendium with more than 225 Recipes”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Elinor Lipman (“Tweet Land of Liberty: Irreverent Rhymes”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Karen Engelmann (“The Stockholm Octavo”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Susan Choi (“American Woman”) reads at 7 p.m. at Boston College’s Gasson Hall 305 … Juliette Fay (“The Shortest Way Home”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 1 Worcester Rd., Framingham … Jayne Larson (“Driving the Saudis”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Alicia Suskin Ostriker (“The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems, 1979-2011”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Suzanne Koven (“Say Hello to a Better Body: Weight Loss and Fitness for Women Over 50”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Thoreau Club, 275 Forest Ridge Rd., W. Concord


WEDNESDAY: Tracy K. Smith (“Life on Mars”) reads at 4:30 p.m. in the Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, Tufts University

THURSDAY: Steven Cramer (“Clangings”) reads at 4:30 p.m. in the Sherrill Library, Lesley University, 89 Brattle St. …Stephen Davis (“More Room in a Broken Heart: The Adventures of Carly Simon”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library, 685 Tremont St. …Michelle Cove (“I Love Mondays”) reads at 7p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … William Kuhn (“Mrs. Queen Takes the Train”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Julia Moskin and Kim Severson (“CookFight: 2 Cooks, 12 Challenges, 125 Recipes, an Epic Battle for Kitchen Dominance”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … James Redfearn (“The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 82 Providence Hwy., Walpole … Judah Leblang ("Finding My Place: One Man's Journey from Cleveland to Boston and Beyond") reads at 7 p.m. at Bestsellers Café, 24 High St., Medford … Jayne Larson (“Driving the Saudis”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord

FRIDAY: Sheldon Stern (“The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory: Myths Versus Reality”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Other Woman”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at The Paper Store, Wal-Lex Plaza, 848 Lexington St., Waltham … Louis P. Masur (“Lincoln’s Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dennis Lehane, Linda Barnes, Mary Cotton, and Jamie Clarke (“Boston Noir 2”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Thomas Cirignano (“The Constant Outsider”), Eric Sasson (“Margins of Tolerance”), and Carolyn Zaikowski (“A Child Is Being Killed”) read at 8 p.m. at Out of the Blue Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge

SATURDAY: Lise Friedman and Mary Dowdle (“Becoming a Ballerina: A Nutcracker Story”) read at 1 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Margaret Kenda (“Math Wizardry for Kids”) reads at 1 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Joshua Glenn (“Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun”) reads at 5 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

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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