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Greater Boston author readings Nov. 3-9

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SUNDAY: Catherine Gilbert Murdock (“Heaven is Paved with Oreos”) reads at 1 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Michael Nethercott (“The Seance Society”) reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Martin W. Sandler (“The Letters of John F. Kennedy”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Andre Dubus III (“Dirty Love”) reads at 4 p.m. at the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset

MONDAY: Philip Levine (“News of the World ”) reads at 6 p.m. at Emerson College’s Bill Bordy Theater, 216 Tremont St. (a Q & A precedes at 4 p.m. in the Charles Beard Room, Little Building, 80 Boylston St.) … Heidi Pitlor, Gish Jen, Joan Wickersham, and Bret Johnston (“Best American Short Stories, 2013”) read at 6:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … James Whitfield Thomson (“Lies You Wanted to Hear”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Morse Institute Library, 14 East Central St., Natick … Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy (“Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt that Brought Him to Justice”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Peter Filkins (“The View We’re Granted”), Betty Buchsbaum (“The Love Word”) and Scott Ruescher (“Lake Hope”) read at 7 p.m. at the Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

TUESDAY: David Ferry (“Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Laura van den Berg (“The Isle of Youth”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Michele McPhee (“A Date With Death”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Edith Pearlman (“Binocular Vision”), J. D. Daniels, Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough, and David Rivard (“Otherwise Elsewhere”) read at 7 p.m. at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave., Boston … B.A. Shapiro (“The Art Forger”) and Maryanne O’Hara (“Cascade”) at 7:30 p.m. at Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton … Brot Coburn (“The Vast Unknown: America’s First Ascent of Everest”) reads at 7 p.m. at Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham … Zygmunt Plater (“The Snail Darter and the Dam: How Pork-Barrel Politics Endangered a Little Fish and Killed a River”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

WEDNESDAY: Michael J. Stedman (“A for Argonaut”) reads at 10 a.m. at Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton … Alan Dershowitz (“Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/alan_dershowitz/) … Karen Covey (“The Coastal Table: Recipes Inspired by the Farmlands and Seaside of Southern New England”) reads and cooks at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley ($10 ticket includes food samples, at wellesleybooks.com or (781) 431-1180) … Jonathan Miles (“Want Not”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … James Whitfield Thomson (“Lies You Wanted to Hear”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

THURSDAY: Alan Dershowitz (“Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law”) reads 6:30 p.m. at C. Walsh Theatre, Suffolk University, Suffolk University, 55 Temple St., Boston … Judah Leblang (“Finding My Place”) and Randy Ross (“The Loneliest Planet”) read at 6:30 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Nancy Madore (“Power of the Gods”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Plain Branch Library, 12 Sedgwick St., Jamaica Plain … Meg Gardiner (“The Shadow Tracer”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth …Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy (“Whitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt that Brought Him to Justice”) read at 7 p.m. at West on Centre, 1732 Centre St., Boston … Francesca Lia Block (“Love in the Time of Global Warming”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Junot Diaz (“This is How You Lose Her”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Anne Lamott (“Stitches”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish in Bedford, 75 The Great Road, Bedford ($25 ticket includes book, at https://lamottbedford.eventbrite.com/) … Jan Schreiber (“Sparring with the Sun: Poets and the Ways We Think About Poetry in the Late Days of Modernism”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Rob Delaney (“Rob Delaney: Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Middle East, Central Sq., Cambridge ($30 ticket includes book, available at mideastclub.com, doors open at 6 p.m.) … Amy Tan (“The Valley of Amazement”) reads at 7 p.m. at Temple Kehillath Israel, Brookline (ticket with pre-order from Brookline Booksmith, at brooklinebooksmith.com/tickets or 617-566-6660) … Meg Gardiner (“The Shadow Tracer”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library , 46 Broad St., Weymouth …

FRIDAY: Elizabeth "Louie" Galloway (“Tappings”), Elena Harap (“The Bones We Carry”), and Alice Kociemba (“The Death of Teaticket Hardware”) read at 7:30 p.m. at the Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St., Jamaica Plain ($5 suggested donation) … Jenny Feldon (“Karma Gone Bad: How I Learned to Love Mangos, Bollywood, and Water Buffalo: A Memoir”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … James Whitfield Thomson (“Lies You Wanted to Hear”) reads at 7 p.m. at Jabberwocky Bookshop, 50 Water St., Newburyport … Brot Coburn (“The Vast Unknown: America’s First Ascent of Everest”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

SATURDAY: Peg Jones (“Living in the Heart Place with your Angels: Daily Angelical Whispers Throughout the Year”) reads at 12 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Robert Wilhelm (“Murder and Mayhem in Essex County”) reads at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Maura McEnaney (“Willard Garvey: An Epic Life”) reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St. , Medford … Jon F. Merz (“The Undead Hordes of Kan-Gul”) reads at 3 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Lodro Rinzler (“Walk Like a Buddha”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Julia Spencer-Fleming (“Through the Evil Days”) reads at 7 p.m. at Jabberwocky Bookshop, at 50 Water St., Newburyport

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