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Greater Boston author readings June 9-15

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SUNDAY: Edith Maxwell (“A Tine to Live, a Tine to Die”) reads at 1 p.m. at Jabberwocky Bookshop, the Tannery, 50 Water St., Newburyport … James Redfearn (“The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”) reads at 1 p.m. at the Irish Cultural Center of New England, 200 Boston Dr., Canton … Elizabeth Graver (“The End of the Point”) reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … David Fleming (“The Saturday Boy”) reads at 2 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Erika Robuck (“Call Me Zelda”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord

MONDAY: Barbara Shapiro (“The Art Forger”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Tao Lin (“Taipei”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Claire Messud (“The Woman Upstairs”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

TUESDAY: Joan M. Blake (“Prayer and Meditation for Teens: Finding Comfort, Hope, and Purpose in the Midst of Your Storm”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Mattapan Branch of the Boston Public Library, 1350 Blue Hill Ave. … Thomas J. Mickey (“America’s Romance With the English Garden”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Copley … Robert Rosenbaum (“Walking the Way: 81 Zen Encounters With the Tao Te Ching”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Jerome Kagan (“The Human Spark: The Science of Human Development”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Claire Messud (“The Woman Upstairs”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... William Landay (“Defending Jacob”), Hank Phillipi Ryan (“The Other Woman”), and Jenny Milchman (“Cover of Snow”) read at 6:30pm at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge

WEDNESDAY: Thomas Kennedy (“Kerrigan in Copenhagen”) reads at 5 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Carl Hiaasen (“Bad Monkey”) reads at 6 p.m. at Coolidge Corner Theatre ($5 tickets or free with book order, call 617-566-6660) … Daniel James Brown (“The Boys in the Boat”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Amy Hoffman (“Lies About My Family: A Memoir”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dennis Lehane (“Live by Night”) reads at 7 p.m. at Stoneham Town Hall, 35 Central St., Stoneham ($10 admission) … Roxana Robinson (“Sparta”) and Elinor Lipman (“The View From Penthouse B”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Joseph Nye (“Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Depot, 13 Depot Sq., Lexington ($10 tickets) … Claire Cook (“Time Flies”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Murray Bathhouse, 204 Nantasket Ave., Hull

THURSDAY: John Schwartz (“Oddly Normal: One Family’s Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms With His Sexuality”) and Zach Wahls (“My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a Family”) read at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon of the Boston Public Library, Copley … Niall Ferguson (“The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets) … Drew Magary (“Someone Could Get Hurt: A Memoir of Twenty-First-Century Parenthood”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Claire Cook (“Time Flies”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Book Shack, Independence Way Mall, Kingston … Karen Shepard (“The Celestials”) and Benjamin Lytal (“A Map of Tulsa”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Marris Wicks (“Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Roxana Robinson (“Sparta”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Joseph Ellis (“Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord

FRIDAY: Marc Maron (“Attempting Normal”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets) … J. Courtney Sullivan (“The Engagements”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Matthew Salesses (“I’m Not Saying, I’m Just Saying”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Joseph Ellis (“Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dan Chelotti (“X”), Sampson Starkweather (“The First Four Books of Sampson Starkweather”), and Ana Bozicevic (“Rise in the Fall”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

SATURDAY: Claire Cook (“Time Flies”) reads at 1 p.m. at Scituate Town Library, 85 Branch St., Scituate … David Fleming (“The Saturday Boy”) reads at 1 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Joanne Chang (“Flour, Too: Indispensible Recipes for the Café’s Most Loved Sweets & Savories”) reads at 2 p.m. at Tags Hardware, Porter Square, Cambridge … Lisa Wong (“Scales to Scalpels: Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine”) reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Charles Coe (“A Picnic On the Moon”) and Cleopatra Mathis (“Aerial View of Louisiana”) read at 2:30 p.m. at the Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St., Brockton … Barton Seaver (“Where There’s Smoke: Simple, Sustainable, and Delicious Grilling”) reads at 4 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley ($10 ticket) … Gina Damico (“Croak”), A.C. Gaughen (“Scarlet”), and Diana Renn (“Tokyo Heist”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith


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