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Greater Boston author readings Sept. 15-21

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SUNDAY: Elena Neva (“Tajik Jewelry”) reads at 12 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Amy Kwei (“A Concubine for the Family”) reads September 15th at at 1 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands
… Gina Damico (“Rogue”) reads at 2 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 3 p.m. at Nahant Public Library, 15 Pleasant St., Nahant … Randall Kennedy (“For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Nancy Werlin (“Unthinkable”) reads at 4 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford

MONDAY: Jean Trounstine (“Shakespeare Behind Bars: The Power of Drama in a Women's Prison”) reads at 10:30 a.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Bill McKibben (“Oil & Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store) … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 7 p.m. at Bebee Memorial Library, 345 Main St., Wakefield … Susan Cooper (“Ghost Hawk”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Tino Villanueva (“So Spake Penelope”), Krikor Hovanesian (“Refuge in the Shadows”), and Ellen Powers (“Celestial Navigation”) read at 7 p.m. at Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge … Dara Horn (“A Guide for the Perplexed”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith …

TUESDAY: Erin Stead (“If You Want To See a Whale”) and Philip C. Stead (“Hello My Name is Ruby”) read at 10 a.m. at Porter Square Books … Harry Thomas (“Some Complicity”) reads at 5:30 p.m. at the Editorial Institute, 143 Bay State Rd. … Jacob Tomsky (“Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Orientation Room at the Boston Public Library, Copley … Renee Mallett (“Haunted Colleges and Universities of Massachusetts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Carla Kaplan, (“Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Paul C. Clerici (“History of the Greater Boston Track Club”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Kelly Braffet (“Save Yourself”) and Ilie Ruby (“The Salt God’s Daughter”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

WEDNESDAY: Tom Sito (“Moving Innovation: A History of Computer Animation”) reads at 6 p.m. at the MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge (free with museum admission) … Daniel Jonah Goldhagen (“The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global Antisemitism”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Eugene C. Brune (“The Spirit of Somerville”) reads at 7 p.m. at The Book Shop, 694 Broadway, Somerville … Alice McDermott (“Someone”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley … Lauren Grodstein (“The Explanation for Everything”) and Pablo Medina (“Cubop City Blues”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Joseph Nye (“Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era”) in conversation with David Gergen at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 3 Church St., Cambridge … Colin Fleming (“Between Cloud and Horizon: A Relationship Casebook in Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Ted Reinstein (“New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford

THURSDAY: Ray Charbonneau (“The 27th Mile”) reads at 4 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Linda Ronstadt (“Simple Dreams”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams ($5 tickets at Brookline Booksmith) … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 7 p.m. at BPL’s Brighton Branch, 40 Academy Hill Rd., Brighton … Thomas Keneally (“The Daughters of Mars”) reads at 7 p.m. in the Abbey Room, Boston Public Library, Copley … Alice McDermott (“Someone”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Suzanne Corkin (“Permanent Present Tense: The Unforgettable Life of the Amnesic Patient, H.M”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Margaret Atwood (“MaddAddam”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store) … Bob Shacochis (“The Woman Who Lost Her Soul”) and Douglas Bauer (“What Happens Next? Matters of Life and Death”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Ted Reinstein (“A New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Westborough Public Library, 55 West Main St., Westborough … Mollie Katzen (“The Heart of the Plate”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley ($10 ticket includes food tasting, available at 781.431.1160 or in the store) … Lauren Grodstein (“The Explanation for Everything”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Jones Room, Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … Anthony Sammarco (“A History of Howard Johnson's: How a Massachusetts Soda Fountain Became an American Icon”) reads at 7 p.m. at the BPL’s Brighton Branch, 40 Academy Hill Rd.

FRIDAY: Deborah Doucette (“Bad Girls”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley

SATURDAY: Thomas D'Agostino and Arlene Nicholson (“Legends, Lore and Secrets of New England”) read at 2 p.m. at Booklovers' Gourmet, 55 East Main St., Webster … Sara Farizan (“If You Could Be Mine”) reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Susan Mahan (“World View”) and Ruth Housman (“Diary”) read at 2:30 p.m. at the Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St., Brockton


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