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Greater Boston author readings Jan. 27-Feb. 2

Posted by guest  January 24, 2013 09:29 AM

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SUNDAY: Terry Francona (“Francona: The Red Sox Years”) signs books at 12:30 p.m. at Costco, 71 Second Ave., Waltham … Daniel M. Kimmel ("Shh! It's a Secret: A Novel about Aliens, Hollywood, and the Bartender's Guide") reads at 1 p.m. at the Book Shop, 694 Broadway, Somerville … Larry Cultrera ("Classic Diners of Massachusetts"), Barbara Kerr ("Medford in the Victorian Era"), Dee Morris ("Medford: A Brief History"), Anthony Sammarco ("Medford"), and Patty Saunders ("Medford Then & Now") read at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Leana Wen and Joshua Kosowsky (“When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests”) read at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord

MONDAY: Terry Francona (“Francona: The Red Sox Years”) reads at 7 p.m. at Willow Books, 279 Great Acton Rd., Acton … Melanie Benjamin (“The Aviator’s Wife”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

TUESDAY: Michelle Marchetti Coughlin ("One Colonial Woman's World") reads at noon at the Boston Athenaeum … John Kenney (“Truth in Advertising”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon at Boston Public Library, Copley … Tom Wooten (“We Shall Not Be Moved: Rebuilding Home in the Wake of Katrina”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Ward Wilson (“Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jodi Meadows (“Asunder”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … George Colt (“Brothers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Lynne Potts ("A Block in Time: A History of Boston's South End From a Window on Holyoke Street") reads 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St.

WEDNESDAY: Dave Becker (“Stewed: A Collection of Soups, Braises, and Stews From Sweet Basil”) reads and cooks at 6 p.m. at Central Bottle Wine & Provisions, 196 Mass. Ave., Cambridge ($25 ticket includes food and beverage) … Jennifer Haigh (“News From Heaven”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Rose Styron (“Selected Letters of William Styron”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Chris Crowley and Jen Sacheck (“Thinner This Year”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Katrina Kenison and Margaret Roach ("Magical Journey: An Apprenticeship in Contentment" and "The Backyard Parables: Lessons on Gardening and Life") read at 7 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands … Michael J. Tougias (“A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival and Incredible Rescue”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Peabody Library, Danvers


THURSDAY: Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd (“Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction”) read at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon at Boston Public Library, Copley … Lawrence Wright (“Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/lawrence_wright/) … Juliann Garey (“Too Bright to Hear, Too Loud to See”) reads at 7 p.m. at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody St., Waltham … Jennifer Haigh (“News From Heaven”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Elaine Pagels (“Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelations”) reads at 7 p.m. at Devlin Hall Room 101, Boston College … Oliver Burkeman (“The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Jonathan Katz (“The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Eve LaPlante (“Marmee and Louisa”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

FRIDAY: David Roberts (“Alone on the Ice”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Timothy Gager (“Treating a Sick Animal”), Ilie Ruby (“The Salt God’s Daughter”), Alexandra Chasin (“Brief”) and Sarah Sweeney read at 8 p.m. at Out of the Blue Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge

SATURDAY: Dave Becker (“Stewed: A Collection of Soups, Braises, and Stews From Sweet Basil”) signs books at 1 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley
… Richard Auffrey ("Demons, Gods & Sake") reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Tom Farmer and Martin Foley ("A Murder in Wellesley") read at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury


Announcements must arrive at boston.globe.bookings@gmail.com at least two weeks before event date. Events are subject to change.

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