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Greater Boston author readings Nov. 11-17

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SUNDAY: Lois McMaster Bujold (“Captain Vorpatril's Alliance”) reads at 2 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Kitty Martin (“Kitty Literature, Volume One”) reads at 2 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Maria Mazziotti-Gillan (“The Place I Call Home”) and Vivian Shipley (“All Your Messages Have Been Erased”) read at 3 p.m. at Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge … Kevin Weeks and Phyllis Karas (“Where’s Whitey?”) read at 7 p.m. at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton ($8 tickets at www.bostonjcc.org/bookfair or 617-965-5226)
MONDAY: John Flanagan (“Brotherband Chronicles”) reads at 1:30 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Robert Campbell and Peter Vanderwarker (“Cityscapes of Boston: An American City through Time”) read at 6 p.m. at the Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, Copley … Meghan Elger Courtney and Tim Steigelman (“In the Shadow of Greatness: Voices of Leadership, Sacrifice, and Service from America's Longest War”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Paul Bracken (“The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics”) reads at 7 p.m. at FPC House, 3 Church St., Cambridge … Nick Montfort and Patsy Baudoin (“10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

TUESDAY: Peter Fallon (“The Company of Horses”) reads at 4 p.m. at Burns Library, Boston College … Barbara Kingsolver (“Flight Behavior”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Mass Ave., Cambridge ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store) … Joanna Rush ("Asking For It: A Rockette's Tale") reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Judith Steinbergh (“Writing My Will”), Barbara Helfgott Hyett (“Rift”), and J. Kates (“The Briar Patch: Selected Poems and Translations”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Marguerite Bouvard (“The Invisible Wounds of War: Coming Home From Iraq and Afghanistan”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Sigrid Nunez (“Salvation City”), Carol Ann Davis (“Atlas Hour”), Jeffrey Mehlman (“Walter Benjamin for Children”), and Jill McDonough (“Habeas Corpus”) read at 7 p.m. at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave., Boston … Janna Malamud (“An Absorbing Errand: The Way to Creative Mastery”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

WEDNESDAY: Kathy Sidell (“When I Met Food”) reads at 6 p.m. at The Metropolitan Club, 1210 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill ($40 tickets include food and wine) …
James Redfearn (“The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Adams Branch of the Boston Public Library, 690 Adams St., Dorchester … Maryanne O'Hara (“Cascade”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Stellina Restaurant, 47 Main St., Watertown
… Rudolph E. Tanzi (“Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Eve LaPlante (“Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Leda Schubert (“Monsieur Marceau”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Alison Dagnes (“A Conservative Walks Into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

THURSDAY: Mameve Medwed (“My Bookstore”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … John Barylick ("Killer Show: The Station Nightclub Fire, America's Deadliest Rock Concert") speaks at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 15th at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Roland Merullo (“Lunch With Buddha”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Michael Stedman (“A Is for Argonaut”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Margot Cheel (“Sea & Sand from the Sky”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset … Larry C. Kerpelman (“Pieces Missing: A Family’s Journey of Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury”) reads at 7 p.m. at Maynard Public Library, 77 Nason St., Maynard … Joyce E. Chaplin (“Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Adam Zagajewski (“”) reads at 8 p.m. at Emerson’s Bill Bordy Theater, 216 Tremont St., Boston …

FRIDAY: Michael David Cohen (“Reconstructing the Campus: Higher Education and the American Civil War”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Larry Millman (“Hiking to Siberia”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … David Nasaw (“The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

SATURDAY: Coleen Paratore (“Big”) reads at 10 a.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Kathy Sidell (“When I Met Food”) reads at 2 p.m. at TAGS Hardware, Porter Square

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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