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Greater Boston author readings Nov. 10-16

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SUNDAY: Norman DeLap (“But I Can't Shoot Straight, Really!”) reads at 10 a.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … James Kuhtreiber (“The Architect”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough …
Moira Linehan (“If No Moon”) and Michael E. McCarthy (“From Cork to the New World”) read at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Tracy Sweeney (“Living Backwards”) reads at 3 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … The Mast Brothers (“Mast Brothers Chocolate: A Family Cookbook”) read at 6 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

MONDAY: Katherine Powers, Tova Mirvis and Shira Springer (“Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Kevin O’Rourke and Joe Peters (“Taking Fire: Saving Captain Aikman; A Story of the Vietnam Air War”) read at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester

TUESDAY: Ji Hyang Padma (“Living the Seasons: Zen Practice for Transformative Times”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Anita Shreve (“Stella Bain”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Henriette Lazaridis Power (“The Clover House”) and Marjan Kamali (“Together Tea”) read at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Anthony Amore (“Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … James Whitfield Thomson (“Lies You Wanted to Hear”) and Andre Dubus III (“Dirty Love”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Ann Jones (“They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return From American Wars”) and Andrew J. Bacevich (“Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country”) read at 7 p.m. at First Parish in Waltham, 50 Church St., Waltham … Missy Carter (“Living Lines”), Darren Cormier (“A Little Soul: 140 Twitterstories”), Barry Goldstein (“The Yiddish Hobbit”), and Heidi Legg (“My Evangeline”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Kim Triedman (“The Other Room”) and Paul Rome (“We All Sleep in the Same Room”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Joy Ladin (“Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton

WEDNESDAY: Megan Marshall (“Margaret Fuller: A New American Life”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at The Middleborough Public Library, 102 N. Main St., Middleborough … Shing Tung Yau And Steve Nadis (“A History in Sum: 150 Years of Mathematics at Harvard”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Stephen Wade (“The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience”) reads at 7p.m. at First Parish in Cambridge, 3 Church St., Cambridge … Tom Nissley (“A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Kevin Cullen and Carlo Rotella (“Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Carter Alan (“Radio Free Boston: The Rise and Fall of WBCN”) reads at 7 p.m. at The Book Shop, 694 Broadway, Somerville … Andre Dubus (“Dirty Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Susan Katz Miller (“Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

THURSDAY: Ivan Klíma (“My Crazy Century: A Memoir”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store or http://www.harvard.com/event/ivan_klima/) … Max Gladstone (“Two Serpents Rise”), Bret Anthony Johnston (“Corpus Christi”), James Whitfield Thomson (“Lies You Wanted to Hear”), N. Griffin (“The Whole Stupid Way We Are”), L.J.R. Kelly (“Blanket and Bear”), B. B. Oak (“Thoreau at Devil’s Perch”), Greg Ruth (“The Lost Boy”), and Tui Sutherland (“The Dark Secret”) read at 6 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Terry Kitchen reads from his novel (“The Next Big Thing”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Roslindale Public Library, 4246 Washington St. … Amy Herzog (“Knit to Flatter”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Maureen Fant (“Sauces & Shapes: Pasta the Italian Way”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dean Owen and Priscilla McMillan (“November 22, 1963: Reflections on the Life, Assassination and Legacy of John F. Kennedy”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Slavko Golstein (“1941: The Year That Keeps Returning”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Mark Schneider (“Joe Moakley's Journey: From South Boston to El Salvador”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … Ann Hood, Marianne Leone, Elizabeth Searle, and Suzanne Strempek Shea (“Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Laura van den Berg (“Isle of Youth”) and Nina McConigley (“Cowboys and East Indians”) read at 7 p.m. at Grub Street, 162 Boylston St. 5th Floor, Boston (Note this location has changed; it was formerly being held at Brookline Booksmith.) … Christine Gross-Loh (“Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us”) reads at 7:30 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave., Belmont … Susan Corey (“Conundrum”) and Steve Liskow (“Blood On The Tracks”) read at 7 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Mitch Albom (“First Phone Call from Heaven”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith (Note: This is a change in location. Tickets were $5; refunds will be available at the event.)

FRIDAY: Gregory Nagy (“The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Doris Kearns Goodwin (“The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church | 1446 Mass Ave., Cambridge ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store)

SATURDAY: Jane Sutton (“Esther’s Hanukkah Disaster”) reads at 2 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St. Winchester


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