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Greater Boston author readings May 5-11

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SUNDAY: Patti Moreno (“Gardening by Cuisine: An Organic-Food Lover’s Guide to Sustainable Living”) reads at 2 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Jill Teitelman (“Saving Gracie”) reads at 2 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Arthur Sze (“The Ginkgo Light”) and Gail Mazur (“Figures in a Landscape”) read at 2:15 p.m. at Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem ... Yusef Komunyakaa (“The Chameleon Couch”), Kevin Goodan (“Winter Tenor”), and Erica Funkhouser (Earthly) read at 3:45 p.m. at Peabody Essex Museum … Dennis Lehane (“”) reads at 4 p.m. at the Cohasset High School auditorium, 143 Pond St., Cohasset (free tickets at Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Road, Cohasset)

MONDAY: Michael Cunningham (“In Safe Hands”) reads at 10:30 a.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Eve Ensler (“In the Body of the World”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/eve_ensler/) … Anne Easter Smith (“Royal Mistress”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Copley … Elinor Lipman (“I Can't Complain” and “The View from Penthouse B”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … W. Bernard Carlson (“Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop

TUESDAY: Daniel C. Dennett (“Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/daniel_c._dennett/) … Maureen Stanton ("Killer Stuff and Tons of Money") reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Tina Cassidy (“Jackie After O”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 660 Beacon St. … Ace Atkins (“Robert B. Parker's Wonderland”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 1 Worcester Rd., Framingham … Caroline Leavitt (“Is This Tomorrow”) reads at 7 p.m. at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody St., Waltham … Ru Freeman (“On Sal Mal Lane”) and Nichole Bernier (“The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Douglas Trevor (“Girls I Know”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

WEDNESDAY: Randy Susan Meyers (“The Comfort of Lies”) reads at 11 a.m. at Mission Park, Flynn House, 805 Huntington Ave., Boston … Fiona Maazel (“Woke Up Lonely”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … David Gillham (“City of Women”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Mitchell Zuckoff ("Frozen in Time") reads at 7 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands … Wendy Drexler (“Western Motel”), Ellen Steinbaum (“Container Gardening”) and Christopher Locke (“Waiting for Grace and Other Poems”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Dani Monroe (“Untapped Talent: Unleashing the Power of the Hidden Workforce”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith ... Greg Gibson ("The Old Turk’s Load'' ) reads at 7:30 p.m. in the Harbor Room at 8 Norwood Court, Gloucester.

THURSDAY: Caroline Leavitt (“Is This Tomorrow”) reads at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 660 Beacon St. … Gary Greenberg (“The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Bob Spitz (“Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley ($10 ticket) … Jennifer Margulis (“The Business of Baby”) reads at 7 p.m. at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody St., Waltham … Juliette Fay (“The Shortest Way Home”) reads at 7 p.m. in the Jones Room, Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … Linda Barnes (“The Perfect Ghost”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Book Shop, 694 Broadway, Somerville … Nina Vasan (“Do Good Well: Your Guide to Leadership, Action, and Social Innovation”) reads at 8 p.m. at the Harvard Coop

FRIDAY: Claire Messud (“The Woman Upstairs”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Joshua Harmon (“Le Spleen de Poughkeepsie”), Jean-Paul Pecqueur (“The Case Against Happiness”) and Joshua Ware (“Imaginary Portraits”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Damien Echols (“Life After Death”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Virginia Pye (“River of Dust”) reads at 7 p.m. at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody St., Waltham … Anne Fowler (“Liz, Wear Those Pearl Earrings”), Carolyn Gregory (“Open Letters”), Bill Thibodeau (“American Icon and Other Poems”) read at 7:30 p.m. at the Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St., Jamaica Plain

SATURDAY: Jennifer Donehey ("An Octopus Named Mom") reads at 1 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands … Larry Tye (“Superman: The High-flying History of America’s Most Enduring Hero”) reads at 1 p.m. at Temple Isaiah, 55 Lincoln St., Lexington … Donna Thorland ("The Turncoat") reads at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Michael Stedman (“A For Argonaut”) reads at 2:30 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford


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