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Greater Boston author readings Oct. 20-26

Posted by guest  October 17, 2013 09:56 AM

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Sunday, October 20 – Saturday, October 26

SUNDAY: Sharron Kahn Luttrell (“Weekends With Daisy”) reads at 2 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … X. J. Kennedy (“”), Diana Der-Hovanessian (“”), Gloria Mindock (“”), William Leo Coakley (“”), and Laura Stevenson (“”) read in honor of Franklin D. Reeve at 3 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Andy King and Jackie King (“Baking by Hand: Making the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries Better Without a Mixer”) read at 3 p.m. at Concord Book Shop, 65 Main St., Concord … Philip Caputo (“The Longest Road: Overland in Search of America, from Key West to the Arctic Ocean”) reads at 4 p.m. at the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset

MONDAY: Susan Oleksiw (“The Wrath of Shiva”) reads at 10:30 a.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Peter Bagge (“Woman Rebel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Kim Triedman (“The Other Room”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Tony Rogers (“The Execution of Richard Sturgis, As Told By His Son, Colin”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop
TUESDAY: Dave Isay (“Ties That Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude From the First Ten Years of StoryCorps”) reads in conversation with Robin Young at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre (tickets $5 or free with book order, visit brooklinebooksmith.com/tickets or call 617-566-6660) … Douglas Bauer (“What Happens Next: Matters of Life and Death”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston … Leo Maloney (“Silent Assassin”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Ellen Steinbaum (“Brightness Falls”) reads at at 7 p.m. at the Grolier Poetry Book Shop, 6 Plympton St., Cambridge … Debora Spar (“Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Marilynne K. Roach (“Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … Lea M. Hill (“The Society of Sylphs: How an Autistic Boy and a Mystical Being find their Voices through Human Tragedy”) reads at 7 p.m. at Aligned for Life, 317 Rantoul St., Beverly … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) at 7 p.m. at the Quincy Sons of Italy Hall, 120 Quarry ST., Quincy ($20 ticket) … Thomas Mickey (“America's Romance with the English Garden”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Peggy Rambach (“The Lons”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23: Lea M. Hill (“The Society of Sylphs: How an Autistic Boy and a Mystical Being find their Voices through Human Tragedy”) reads at 3 p.m. at North Shore Community College, Lynn Campus Library, Lynn … John Dobbyn ("Deadly Diamonds") reads at 4 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Chris West (“A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jonathan Grimwood (“The Last Banquet”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Edward Frenkel (“Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … David Leavitt (“The Two Hotel Francforts”) and Lisa Gornick (“Tinderbox”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

THURSDAY: Jerome Rothenberg (“Poems for the Millennium”) reads at 4 p.m. at Tufts University Center for the Humanities, 48 Professors Row, Medford … Paul Harding (“Enon”) and Dennis McFarland (“Nostalgia”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Aminatta Forna (“The Hired Man”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jayne Anne Phillips (“Quiet Dell”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Jonathan Wilson (“Kick and Run: Memoir with a Soccer Ball”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Meg Muckenhoupt (“Boston's Gardens and Green Spaces”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Terry Lenzner (“The Investigator: Fifty Years of Uncovering the Truth”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Alice Hoffman (“Survival Lessons”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Book Shop, 65 Main St., Concord … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Quincy Historical Society, 8 Adams St., Quincy

FRIDAY: Ben Urwand (“The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact with Hitler”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Ken Chen (“Juvenilia”) and Janaka Stucky (“Your Name Is The Only Freedom”) read at 7:30 p.m. at the Gloucester Writers Center, 126 E. Main St., Gloucester

SATURDAY: Gina Fava (“The Race”) reads at 1 pm at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Paul Lonardo (“Caught In The Act: A Courageous Family's Fight to Save Their Daughter from a Serial Killer”) reads at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Tamra Wright (“Cooper & Packrat: Mystery of Pine Lake”) reads at 2 p.m. at Booklovers' Gourmet, 55 East Main St., Webster … Courtney McDermott (“How They Spend Their Sundays”) reads at 3 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford

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