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Greater Boston author readings April 21-27

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SUNDAY: John Boyne (“The House of Special Purpose”) reads at 2 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Tatiana Holway (“The Flower of Empire”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Lawrence Millman ("Fascinating Fungi of New England") reads at 3:30 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford

MONDAY: Maria Termini (“Driving Curiosity: On the Road to Central America”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Honan-Allston Branch of the Boston Public Library, 300 North Harvard St., Allston … Joe Gallo (“Boston Bronze & Stone Speak to Us”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Adams Street Branch, Library, 690 Adams St., Dorchester … Sarah Smith ("The Other Side of Dark"), Clea Simon ("Parrots Prove Deadly"), and Edith Maxwell ("Speaking of Murder") read at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Elissa Altman (“Poor Man’s Feast: A Love Story of Comfort, Desire, and the Art of Simple Cooking”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 660 Beacon St. … Charles Coe (“Picnic on the Moon”), Jennifer Barber (“Given Away”), and David Daniel (“Seven-Star Bird”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Peter Spiers (“Master Class: Living Longer, Stronger, and Happier”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Peabody Public Library, 82 Main St., Peabody … Jennifer Haigh (“News From Heaven”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Ken Kalfus (“Equilateral: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

TUESDAY: Bob Sullivan (“Gotcha Capitalism: How Hidden Fees Rip You Off Every Day and What You Can Do About It”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Boston Public Library, Copley … Joe Gallo (“Boston Bronze & Stone Speak to Us”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St. … 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 the Lynn Public Library, 5 North Common St., Lynn … Brian Switek (“My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Kathleen Spivack (“With Robert Lowell and His Circle”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

WEDNESDAY: Patrick McGrath (“Constance: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Linda Barnes (“The Perfect Ghost”) and Daniel Palmer (“Stolen”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Nina Vasan (“Do Good Well: Your Guide to Leadership, Action, and Social Innovation”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop

THURSDAY: Robert Polito (“”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Gasson Hall rm. 305, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave. … Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber (“The Cult of Thinness”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Depot, 13 Depot Sq., Lexington ($10 ticket) … Christopher Daley (“Sacco-Vanzetti Revisited”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset … Craig Surman (“Fast Minds: How to Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might)”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Lee Smolin (“Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Justin Martin (“Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted”) reads at 7 p.m. at the West Roxbury Branch of the BPL, 1961 Centre St., West Roxbury … Henriette Lazaridis Power (“The Clover House”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Ann Hood (“The Obituary Writer”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … David Rohde (“Beyond War: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle East”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Allison Amend (“A Nearly Perfect Copy”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Tatiana Holway ("The Flower of Empire: An Amazonian Water Lily, The Quest to Make it Bloom, and the World it Created") reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St. Winchester.

FRIDAY: Anthony Vaver ("Bound With An Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How The British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America") reads at 10:30 a.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Susan A. Ostrander (“Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City: Somerville, MA”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Evgeny Morozov (“To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Gregory Lawless (“Foreclosure”) and Jonathan Weinert (“13 Small Apostrophes”) read at 7 p.m. at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody St., Waltham

SATURDAY: Kyle Darcy ("Under Current Conditions") reads at 12 noon at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands … Ann Hood ("The Obituary Writer") reads at 1 pm at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Roseanne Montillo ("The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece") reads at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Mo Willems (“That Is Not a Good Idea!”) reads at 3 p.m. at Mass Bay Community College, McKenzie Auditorium, 50 Oakland St., Wellesley ($5 tickets)

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