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Greater Boston author readings Oct. 6-12

Posted by guest  October 3, 2013 09:56 AM

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SUNDAY: Marilynne K. Roach (“Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials”) reads at 2 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Stephanie Lehmann (“Astor Place Vintage”) reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Diane Fresquez (“A Taste of Molecules: In Search of the Secrets of Flavor”) reads at 2 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Catherynne Valente (“The Girl Who Soared Above Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two”) reads at 2:30 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley

MONDAY: George Hassett (“Gangsters of Boston”) reads at 10:30 a.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Maud Casey (“The Man Who Walked Away”) and Karen Russell (“Vampires in the Lemon Grove”) will read at 4:30 p.m. at Wellesley College, Newhouse Center, 106 Central St., Green Hall, Wellesley … Jhumpa Lahiri (“The Lowland”) reads in conversation with William Corbett at 5:30 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre ($27.95 ticket includes book, at brooklinebooksmith.com/tickets or 617-566-6660) … Thomas Glave (“Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Martha Collins (“White Papers”) and Lee Sharkey (“Calendars of Fire”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard-Yenching Library Common Room 136, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Thomas Crane Library, 40 Washington St., Quincy … ML Nichols (“The Parent Backpack”), Carolyn Dalgleish (“Organizing Your Sensory Child”), and Donna Pincus (“Growing Up Brave: Expert Strategies for Helping Your Child Overcome Fear, Stress, and Anxiety”) read at 7 p.m. at the Grub Street Launch Lab, Harvard Book Store

TUESDAY: Robert Sabuda (“The Little Mermaid”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Kevin Barry (“Dark Lies the Island: Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Alice Hoffman (“Survival Lessons”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Stephen Jimenez (“The Book Of Matt: Hidden Truths About the Murder of Matthew Shepard”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Leonard Rosen (“The Tenth Witness”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … M.E. Kemp (“Death of a Bawdy Bell”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury

WEDNESDAY: Andrea Köhler (“The Waiting Game: An Essay on the Gift of Time”) reads at 4:30 p.m. at the Center for the Humanities at Tufts University, 48 Professors Row, Medford … Susan Cooper (“Ghost Hawk”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St., Wellesley … Amy Grace Loyd (“The Affairs of Others”) and Jessica Keener (“Women in Bed: Stories”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Colin Fleming (“Between Cloud and Horizon:A Relationship Casebook in Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dani Shapiro (“Still Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of a Creative Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … William Martin (“The Lincoln Letter”) and William Landay (“Defending Jacob”) read at 7 p.m. at the Book Shop, 694 Broadway, Somerville

THURSDAY: Jonathan Lethem (“Dissident Gardens”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St. ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/jonathan_lethem1/) … Mark Robert Schneider (“Joe Moakley's Journey: From Boston to El Salvador”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Plain Branch Library, 12 Sedgwick St., Jamaica Plain … Ray Charbonneau (“The 27th Mile: Going the Extra Mile to Support the Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Barbara Ross (“Clammed Up”), Jessie Crockett (“Drizzled With Death”), and Sheila Connolly (“Sour Apples”) read at 7 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Kim Triedman (“The Other Room”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Juliette Fay (“The Shortest Way Home”) reads at 7 p.m. at Toad Hall Book Store, 47 Main St., Rockport … Diana Rodgers (“Paleo Lunches and Breakfasts on the Go”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Book Shop, 65 Main St., Concord … Anthony Sammarco (“A History of Howard Johnson's: How a Massachusetts Soda Fountain Became an American Icon”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Jim Ziolkowski and James S. Hirsch (“Walk in Their Shoes: Can One Person Change the World?”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

FRIDAY: Carla Kaplan (“Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Steve DiFillippo (“It’s all About the Guest: Exceeding Expectations in Business and in Life, the Davio's Way”) reads at 6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Boston University, 660 Beacon St. … Andrew Bacevich (“Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Amy Lawless (“My Dead”), Stephanie Anderson (“In the Key of Those Who Can No Longer Organize Their Environments”), and Jacqueline Waters (“One Sleeps the Other Doesn't”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Anne Champion (“Reluctant Mistress”), Steven Cramer (“Clangings”), Jim Lewis (“The Year There Were No Apples”) read at 7:30 p.m. at the Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St., Jamaica Plain ($5 suggested donation)

SATURDAY: Carla Marrero (“The Magical Cat”) reads at 11 a.m. at the Peabody Public Library, 82 Main St., Peabody (registration is required; register in the Children’s Room, at 978-531-0100 ext. 29, or online at http://www.peabodylibrary.org) … Alessandra Zagame (“H.O.M.E.”) reads at 12 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, Westborough Shopping Center, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Karen Till Vitale (“RETRObution”) and Nancy Parsons (“Two Thirds A Ghost”) read at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Joseph R. Gallo, Jr. (“Boston Bronze & Stone Speak To Us”), along with sculptor David Phillips, reads at 3 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford


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