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Greater Boston author readings Nov. 17-23

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SUNDAY: Archer Mayor ("Three Can Keep A Secret") reads at 1 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Jan Krause Greene (“I Call Myself Earth Girl”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Heather Terrell (“Relic: The Books of Eva 1”) reads at 2 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Andre Dubus III (“Dirty Love”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Terry Kitchen (“Next Big Thing”) reads at 3 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester

MONDAY: George Howe Colt (“Brothers: George Howe Colt on His Brothers and Brothers in History”) reads at 11 a.m. at the Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave., Belmont … Russell Banks (“A Permanent Member of the Family”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Simon Tofield (“Simon's Cat vs. The World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Qais Akbar Omar (“A Fort Of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Westborough Public Library, 55 West Main St., Westborough … Luana Marques (“Almost Anxious: Is My (or My Loved One's) Worry or Distress a Problem?”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Susan Stinson (“Spider in a Tree”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Kevin O'Hara (“A Lucky Irish Lad”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Charlestown Branch Library, 179 Main St., Charlestown … Howard Gardner and Katie Davis (“The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World”) read at 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Forum, First Parish Cambridge, 3 Church St., Cambridge

TUESDAY: Jack Porter (“Jewish Partisans in the Soviet Union During World War II”) read at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Scott Wiener (“Viva La Pizza: The Art of the Pizza Box”) reads at 7 p.m. at Otto Pizza, 888 Commonwealth Ave. … John McMillian (“Beatles vs. Stones”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Max Gladstone (“Two Serpents Rise”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Susan D. Anderson (“Time After Time: A Memoir”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Dara Goldman (“Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Alden Jones (“The Blind Masseuse: A Traveler’s Memoir From Costa Rica to Cambodia”) and Jacinto Lucas Pires (“The True Actor”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Lynnfield Historical Society, Old Indian Meetinghouse, 617 Main St., Lynnfield

WEDNESDAY: Winston F. Bolton (“What the Air Might Say”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Holmes Public Library, 470 Plymouth St., Halifax … Terry Kitchen (“Next Big Thing”) reads with special musical guest Rick Berlin at 7 p.m. at Trident Booksellers and Café, 338 Newbury St., Boston … Graham Robb (“The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dan Sklar (“Flying Cat (Actually Swooping) Poems, Stories and Plays”), Meghan Perkins, Emily Pineau (“No Need to Speak”), and Doug Holder (“Eating Grief at 3AM”) read at 7:30 p.m. at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St., Gloucester … Kevin Goodan (“Upper Level Disturbances”) and Aimee Sands (“The Green-Go Turn of Telling”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

THURSDAY: Gene Luen Yang (“Boxers & Saints”) reads in conversation with M. T. Anderson at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/gene_luen_yang/) … Roland Kelts (“Japanamerica”) and Robin Brenner (“Understanding Manga and Anime”) read at 6:30 p.m. at the Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem (costumes welcomed) … Ann Hood (“Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … James Whitfield Thomson (“Lies You Wanted to Hear”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … Susan Podziba (“Civic Fusion: Mediating Polarized Public Disputes”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Tim Parrish (“Fear and What Follows: The Violent Education of a Christian Racist”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Matthew Levitt (“Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton

FRIDAY: Matthew Berry (“Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Who's Lived It”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/matthew_berry/) … Judith Steinbergh (“Writing My Will”), Eric Hyett, Elisabeth Houston, Spencer Thurlow, and Alexis Ivy read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith’s Emerging Poets Event … Robert Stone (“Death of the Black-Haired Girl”) reads in conversation with Christopher Lydon at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jaime Clark (“Talk Show: On the Couch With Contemporary Writers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

SATURDAY: Kevin White (“Steep Drop”) reads at 10 a.m. and Dara Goldman (“Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, Westborough Shopping Center, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Robert Racicot (“The Legend of Carbuncle Pond”) reads at 2 p.m. at Booklovers' Gourmet, 55 East Main St., Webster … Leslie Wheeler (“Murder at Plimouth Plantation”) reads at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 2:30 p.m. at Fox Hill Village, 10 Longwood Dr., Westwood


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