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Greater Boston author events May 12-18

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MONDAY: Rebecca Shafir (“The Zen of Listening: Mindful Communication in the Age of Distraction”) reads at 10:30 a.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Jane Brox (“Five Thousand Days Like This One: An American Family History”) reads at 11 a.m. at the Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave., Belmont … Jane Gardam (“Last Friends”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Mitch Zuckoff (“Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of WWII”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

TUESDAY: Matt Tavares (“Becoming Babe Ruth”) and David Kelly (“Miracle Mud”) read at 4 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Stephanie Schor (“Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Kirstein Business Library, Boston Public Library, Copley … Dennis Lehane (“Live by Night”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St. … Jonathan Way (“Suburban Howls: Tracking the Eastern Coyote in Urban Massachusetts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Anthony Marra (“A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Henriette Lazidiris Power (“Clover House”) and Ben Greenman (“The Slippage”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Elizabeth Fishel and Jeffrey Arnett (“When Will My Grown Up Kid Grow Up? Loving and Understanding Your Emerging Adult”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Ellen Zachos (“Backyard Foraging”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Jane Gardam (“Last Friends”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Hallie Ephron (“There Was an Old Woman”) and Katherine Hall Page (“The Body in the Piazza”) read at 7 p.m. at the Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham

WEDNESDAY: Peter Lovesey (“The Tooth Tattoo”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Bill Cheng (“Southern Cross the Dog”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Lee Woodruff (“Those We Love Most”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Katherine Hall Page(“The Body in the Piazza”) and Peter Abrahams (“A Fistful of Collars”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Dennis Lehane (“Live by Night”) reads at 7 p.m. at The Book Shop, 694 Broadway, Somerville … Amy Brill (“The Movement of the Stars”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Randy Susan Meyers and M.J. Rose (“What to Do Before Your Book Launch”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

THURSDAY: Gail Godwin (“Flora”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Copley … Terry Walters (“Clean Food: A Seasonal Guide for Eating Close to the Source”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley ($10 ticket) … Joanna Hershon (“A Dual Inheritance”) and JoeAnn Hart (“Float”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Joseph S. Nye, Jr. (“Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Theron Humphrey and Maddie (“Maddie on Things: A Super Serious Project About Dogs and Physics”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Temple Grandin (“The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Edward Tick (“War and the Soul, A Soldier’s Heart”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Depot, 13 Depot Sq., Lexington ($10 ticket, free for veterans)

FRIDAY:
M.J. Rose and Randy Susan Meyers (“What To Do Before Your Book Launch”) read at 7 p.m. at Westwinds Bookshop, 35 Depot St., Duxbury … Emma Brockes (“She Left Me the Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

SATURDAY: Jeffrey Jensen Arnett and Elizabeth Fishel (“When Will My Grown-Up Kid Grow Up? Loving and Understanding Your Emerging Adult”) read at 10 a.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Randy Susan Meyers and M.J. Rose (“What To Do Before Your Book Launch”) read at 1 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Tehila Lieberman ("Venus in the Afternoon") reads at 1:30 pm at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Joyce Wilson (“The Etymology of Spruce”) and Barbara Helfgott Hyett (“Rift”) read at 2:30 p.m. at the Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St., Brockton … Betty Lim King (“Girl on a Leash: The Healing Power of Dogs”) reads at 3 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford. … Dillon Bustin, Linda Hoffman, Pagan Kennedy (“Black Livingston”), and Lauren Slater (“The $60,000 Dog: My Life with Animals”) read at 7 p.m. at The General Store, 1 Still River Rd., Harvard

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