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Greater Boston author readings Sept. 8-14

Posted by guest  September 5, 2013 11:08 AM

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SUNDAY: Susan Axe-Bronk (“The Vanishing Gourds: A Sukkot Mystery”) reads at 1 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands … Leo J. Maloney (“Silent Assassin”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, Westborough Shopping Center, 18 Lyman St., Westborough

MONDAY: Brendan Koerner (“The Skies Belong To Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 7 p.m. at Reading Public Library, 64 Middlesex Ave., Reading … Becky Cooper (“Mapping Manhattan: A Love (and Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Mary Rolph Lamontagne (“EATS: Enjoy All the Seconds - 135 Colorful Recipes To Savor & Save”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Leigh Perry (“A Skeleton in the Family”) reads at 7:00 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford

TUESDAY: Lawrence Millman (“Hiking in Siberia”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Hank Phillippi Ryan (The Wrong Girl”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Katherine Powers (“Suitable Accommodations: An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: The Letters of J.F. Powers, 1942-1963”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Andrew Bacevich (“Breach of Trust: How America Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Paul Harding (“Enon”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop ($22.10 ticket includes one copy of book; available at customerservice@thecoop.com) … Jillian Cantor (“Margot”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Danielle Legros Georges (“Maroon”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St.

WEDNESDAY: Paul Harding (“Enon”) reads at 12:30 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley ($36 ticket includes book and lunch, available at www.wellesleybooks.com or 781-431-1160) … Hilary Levey Friedman (“Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Stephen Emmott (“Ten Billion”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Leo Maloney (“Silent Assassin”) reads at 7 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands

THURSDAY: Stephen J. Hornsby (“Surveyors of Empire: Samuel Holland, J. F. W. Des Barres, and the Making of the Atlantic Neptune”) reads at 5:30 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon of the Boston Public Library, Copley … Susan Oleksiw (“The Wrath of Shiva”), Clea Simon (“Grey Dawn”), and Steve Ulfelder (“Shotgun Lullaby”) read at 7 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Steve Yarbrough (“The Realm of Last Chances”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Ellin Stein (“That's Not Funny, That's Sick: The National Lampoon and the Comedy Insurgents Who Captured the Mainstream”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Miriam Zoll (“Cracked Open: Liberty, Fertility and the Pursuit of High Tech Babies”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Tom Perrotta (“Nine Inches: Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Amanda Lindhout (“House in the Sky”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Caroline Carlson (“The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates: Magic Marks the Spot”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley

FRIDAY: James O’Connell (“The Hub's Metropolis: Greater Boston's Suburban Development from Railroad Suburbs to Smart Growth”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … D.J. Dolack (“Whittling a New Face in the Dark”), Peter Jay Shippy (“Spell of Songs”), and Dara Wier (“You Good Thing”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookling Booksmith

SATURDAY: Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 1 p.m. at the Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Ave., Osterville … Leo J. Maloney (“Silent Assassin”) reads at 1 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Peter Keough (“Kathryn Bigelow: Interviews”) reads at 2 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon of the Boston Public Library, Copley … Erin Dionne (“Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking”), A.J. Paquette (“Rules for Ghosting”), and Ellen Booraem (“Texting the Underworld”) read at 3:30 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, and Brian Posehn (“Hollywood Said No!”) read at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St. ($10 tickets at Harvard Book Store)

Send announcements to boston.globe.bookings@gmail.com at least two weeks before event date. Events are subject to change.

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