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Greater Boston author readings April 7-13

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SUNDAY: David A. Kelly (“Miracle Mud: Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud that Changed Baseball”) reads at 1 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Anthony di Mari and Nora Yoo (“Operative Design: A Catalog of Spatial Verbs”) read at 1 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … William Martin (“The Lincoln Letter”) reads at 2 p.m. at Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury … Ellen Zachos (“Backyard Foraging”) reads at 2 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Elizabeth Graver (“The End of the Point”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Daniel L. Everett (“Language: The Cultural Tool”) reads at 4 p.m. at Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset (rsvp at www.cohassetlibrary.org or 781-383-1348) … Susie Davidson and Edgar Krasa ("The Music Man of Terezin: The Story of Rafael Schaechter”) read at 7 p.m. at Temple Israel, 145 Hartford St., Natick

MONDAY: Edie Clark (“The Place He Made”) reads at 11 a.m. at the Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave., Belmont … Nancy Kurshan (“Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library, 433 Centre St., Jamaica Plain … Hallie Ephron ("There Was An Old Woman") reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy (“Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Reyna Clancy, Myfanwy Collins (“I Am Holding Your Hand”), Chris Marstall, and William Pierce (“Heartwrap”) read at 7 p.m. at Middlesex Lounge, 315 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … John Hunter (“World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements”) reads at 7 p.m. at Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge … Jim Wallis (“On God’s Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn’t Learned about Serving the Common Good”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Anne Lamott (“Help, Thanks, Wow”) reads at 7:30 pm, First Parish on the Common, 75 The Great Road, Bedford

TUESDAY: Paul Wainwright ("A Space For Faith: The Colonial Meetinghouses of New England") reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Aleksandar Hemon (“The Book of My Lives”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Nancy Kricorian (“All the Light There Was”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Ann Hood (“The Obituary Writer”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Christopher Castellani ("All This Talk of Love") reads at 7 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands … Meg Muckenhoupt (“Boston’s Gardens and Green Spaces”) reads at 7 p.m. at Winchester Public Library, 80 Washington St., Winchester … Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy (“Whitey Bulger”) read at 7:30 p.m. at Melrose Public Library, 69 West Emerson St., Melrose

WEDNESDAY: Angie Cruz (“Let It Rain Coffee”) and M. NourbeSe Philip (“Zong!”) read at 4:30 p.m. at Tufts University in Cabot Intercultural Center Auditorium, 170 Packard Ave., Medford … Linda Barnes (“The Perfect Ghost”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Richard J. Samuels (“3.11: Disaster and Change in Japan”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Hallie Ephron ("There Was An Old Woman") reads at 7 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands … Judy Muir (“Live Wires: Insulating Your Child Against College Frenzy, Achievement Mania & Media Explosion”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Peter Wortsman (“Ghost Dance in Berlin: A Rhapsody in Gray”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Juliette Fay (“The Shortest Way Home”) reads at 7 p.m. at Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury … Charles Coe (“All Sins Forgiven”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

THURSDAY: Michael Wood (“Film: A Very Short Invitation”) reads at 4:30 p.m. at Tufts University, Pearson Hall, Room 104 … Jane Green (“Family Pictures”) reads at 6 p.m. in Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, Copley … Paul Reid (“The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Ladette Randolph (“Haven’s Wake”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Dick Lehr (“Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss”) reads at 7 p.m. at The Book Shop, 694 Broadway, Somerville … Cynthia Wight Rossano (“Durable Values: Selected Writings of Peter J. Gomes”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Robin LaFevers (“His Fair Assassin #2: Dark Triumph”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley

FRIDAY: Ron Goodman ("Boston's Downtown Movie Palaces") reads at 10:30 a.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Tatiana Holway (“The Flower of Empire: An Amazonian Water Lily, The Quest to Make it Bloom, and the World it Created”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … James Redfearn (“The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”) reads at 6 p.m. at Harvard University Extension School, Maxwell Dworkin G115, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge … Elissa Altman (“Poor Man's Feast: A Love Story of Comfort, Desire, and the Art of Simple Cooking”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … John Hanc (“The B.A.A. at 125: The Official History of the Boston Athletic Association, 1887-2012”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Evan Glasson (“Vital Pursuits”), Christie Ann Reynolds (“Revenge for Revenge”), and Darcie Dennigan (“Corinna A-Maying the Apocalypse”) read at Brookline Booksmith at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY: Jef Czekaj (“”) reads at 10:30 a.m. at the Maynard Public Library, 77 Nason St., Maynard … Adam Pachter ("Final Fenway Fiction") reads at 12 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Erin Thorne (“Behind The Wheel: And Other Stories”) reads at 1 p.m. at The Book Shop, 694 Broadway, Somerville … John Fiske ("The Pilots' Guide to Airports of Historic Massachusetts") reads at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … William Martin (“The Lincoln Letter”), Maryanne O’Hara (“Cascade”), and Barbara Shapiro (“The Art Forger”) read at 2 p.m. at the Maynard Public Library, 77 Nason St., Maynard … Paul Reid ("The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965") reads at 3pm at Winchester Public Library, 80 Washington St., Winchester … Diana Der-Hovanessian (“Dancing at the Monastery”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Milford Public Library, 80 Spruce St., Milford … Gregory Maguire (“Out of Oz”) reads at 3:30 p.m. at the Maynard Public Library, 77 Nason St., Maynard … Yvette Van Boven (“Home Made Summer”) reads at 4 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

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