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Greater Boston author readings Dec. 1-7

Posted by guest  November 28, 2013 10:08 AM

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SUNDAY: Ted Reinstein (“New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories”) reads at noon at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Stephen Sanzo (“Little Stinker”) reads at noon at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 2:30 p.m. at the Morse Institute Library, 14 East Central St., Natick

MONDAY: Sam Cornish (“Dead Beats”) and others read at 6 p.m. at James's Gate Restaurant, 5 McBride St., Jamaica Plain … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 6 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Katy Butler (“Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … New England Poetry Club prize winners read at 7 p.m. at Harvard’s Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge … Marguerite Bouvard (“The Light That Shines Inside Us”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley .. Roger Rosenblatt (“The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

TUESDAY: J. Courtney Sullivan (“The Engagements”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston … Frank Bidart (“Metaphysical Dog: Poems”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Garrison Keillor (“O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound”) reads at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge ($5 tickets, at http://www.harvard.com/event/garrison_keillor/) … James Goodale with David Greenway (“Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Dick Lehr (“Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 7 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Roger Rosenblatt (“The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

WEDNESDAY: Authors of “The America's Test Kitchen Cooking School Cookbook”) read at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/americas_test_kitchen2/) … Denise Bergman (“The Telling”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Hank Phillippi Ryan ("The Wrong Girl") and Hallie Ephron (“There Was An Old Woman”) read at 7 pm. at the Abington Public Library, 600 Gliniewicz Way, Abington … Rosie Sultan (“Helen in Love”) and Ron MacLean (“Headlong”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books

THURSDAY: Peter J. Drennan (“Sixteen: An American Hockey Story”) reads at 6 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford … Daniel Menaker (“My Mistake”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Jessica Alexander (“Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Merry White (“Cooking for Crowds: 40th Anniversary Edition”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Anthony M. Sammarco (“The History of Howard Johnson's: How A Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Winchester Public Library, 80 Washington St., Winchester … Marcella Pixley (“Freak”) reads at 7 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Mark Cohen (“Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton

FRIDAY: Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”), Gary Braver (“Tunnel Vision”), Sheila Connolly (“Buried in a Bog”), and Kate Flora (“Redemption”) read at 12:30 p.m. at the Marston Mills Public Library, 2160 Main St., Marson Mills … Nicholas Dawidoff (“Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Michelle Alexander (“The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness”) reads at 7 p.m. in Lesley University’s Washburn Auditorium, 10 Philips Pl., Cambridge … Alan H. Weisman (“The World Without Us”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St., Gloucester … Timothy Gager (“The Shutting Door”), Kathleen Spivack (“With Robert Lowell and His Circle”), and Kenneth Lee (“Sweet Spot”) read at 8 p.m. at Out of the Blue Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge

SATURDAY: Laura Spinella (“Perfect Timing”) reads at 1 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough … Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 2 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody … Paul C. Clerici (“History of the Greater Boston Track Club”) reads at 2 p.m at Eight Cousins Bookstore, 189 Main St., Falmouth … Scott Alarik (“Revival”), Christian Bauman (“In Hoboken”), and Terry Kitchen (“Next Big Thing”) read and perform at 8 p.m. at the Nameless Coffeehouse, 3 Church St., Cambridge ($10 donation suggested)


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