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Greater Boston author appearances Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Posted by guest  October 24, 2013 09:51 AM

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SUNDAY: Ann Hood (“The Obituary Writer”) reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St. , Medford … Jonathan Wilson (“Kick and Run: Memoir With Soccer Ball”) reads at 2 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Ursula DeYoung (“Shorecliff”), David R. Gillham (“City of Women”), and Gabi Maxwell (“Lake People”) read at 3 p.m. at the Fowler Branch Library, 1322 Main St., Concord … Lesley Bannatyne (“Halloween Nation: Behind the Scenes of America's Fright Night”) reads at 3:30 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High Street, Medford … Susan Podziba (“Civic Fusion: Mediating Polarized Public Disputes”) reads at 4 p.m. at Porter Square Books

MONDAY: Amy Kwei (“A Concubine for the Family: A Family Saga in China”) reads at 10:30 a.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Kathleen Aguero (“After That”) and Ellen Steinbaum (“Brightness Falls”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Alice Hoffman (“Survival Lessons”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Hallie Ephron (“There Was an Old Woman”) and Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) read at 7 p.m. at the Westwood Public Library, 660 High St., Westwood … Martin Sandler (“The Letters of John F. Kennedy”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … David Ropeik ("How Risky Is It, Really?") reads at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Depot, 13 Depot Sq., Lexington ($10 ticket)

TUESDAY: Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Scituate Historical Society, 353 Country Way, Scituate … Kevin Flynn and Rebecca Lavoie ("Notes on a Killing: Love, Lies, and Murder in a Small New Hampshire Town") read at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Robert McKersie (“A Decisive Decade”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Ellen Stimson (“Mud Season”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Nate Kenyon (“Day One”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Barbara Ross (“Clammed Up”) and Ron MacLean (“Headlong”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Craig Miller (“This Is How it Feels: A Memoir of Attempting Suicide and Finding LIfe”) reads at 7 p.m. at Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave., Needham … Rebecca Eaton (“Making Masterpiece: 25 Years Behind the Scenes at Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery! on PBS”) reads at 7 p.m. at WGBH’s Yawkey Theater and Atrium, One Guest St., Brighton … Stephen Burt ("Belmont: Poems") reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave., Belmont … Walter Stahr (“Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensible Man”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd., Concord

WEDNESDAY: Wally Lamb (“We Are Water”) reads at 6 p.m. at Coolidge Corner Theatre (tickets $5 or free with book from Brookline Booksmith) … Ree Drummond (“The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Boston University’s School of Management Auditorium, 595 Commonwealth Ave. (get free tickets at Barnes & Noble, 660 Beacon St., or a 617-236-7405) … Nan Cuba (“Body and Bread”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Will Self (“Umbrella”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Lester Brown (“Breaking New Ground: A Personal History”) reads at 7 p.m. at Cambridge Forum, 3 Church St., Cambridge … Helen Fremont (“After Long Silence”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Gloucester Writers Center, 126 E. Main Street, Gloucester

THURSDAY: Donna Tartt (“The Goldfinch”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store) … Tracy Chevalier (“The Last Runaway”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

FRIDAY: Karen V. Hansen (“Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Monique Demery (“Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam's Madame Nhu”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Andre Dubus III (“Dirty Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Tannery at 50 Water St., Newburyport
($5 tickets at Jabberwocky Bookshop or by phone at 978-465-9359) … Timothy Gager (“The Shutting Door”), Christopher Boucher (“How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive”), Carrie Causie (“Ear to the Wall”), and Randy Wittwer (“Gone & Gone”) read at 8 p.m. at Out of the Blue Art Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge

SATURDAY: Jonathan Hall (“Oh Toto! Where Did You Go?”) reads at Booklovers' Gourmet, 55 East Main St., Webster … David Cleveland (“Love’s Attraction”) reads at 2 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester


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