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Greater Boston author readings Feb. 2-8

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SUNDAY: Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) reads at 2 p.m. at Duxbury

Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury (rvsp required at http://www.libraryinsight.com/

eventdetails.asp?jx=mzp&lmx=557027&v=3)

MONDAY: Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee (“The Second Machine Age:

Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies”) read

in conversation with Meghna Chakrabarti at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre,

40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/

erik_brynjolfsson_and_andrew_mcafee/)

TUESDAY: Jacquelyn Mitchard (“What We Saw at Night”) reads at 5 p.m. at the

Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd., Dorchester

… E. L. Doctorow (“Andrew's Brain”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40

Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/e.l._doctorow/

) … Doug Most (“The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible

Rivalry that Built America’s First Subway”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth

Salon at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St. … David Kertzer (“The Pope and

Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe”) reads

in conversation with James Carroll at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Elisabeth Elo

(“North of Boston”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth … Ben

Marcus (“Leaving the Sea: Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Okey

Ndibe (“Foreign Gods, Inc.”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

WEDNESDAY: Joan Houlihan (“Ay”) and Ellen Watson (“Dogged Hearts”) read at

7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Rachel Kushner (“The Flamethrowers”) reads

at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jenny Offill (“Dept. of Speculation”) reads at 7

p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Ethan Zuckerman (“Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans

in the Age of Connection”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Anthony Amore

(“Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists ”) reads at 7 p.m.

at Cambridge Forum, First Parish (Unitarian Universalist), 3 Church St., Cambridge

THURSDAY: Sam Baltrusis (“Ghosts of Boston: Haunts of the Hub”) reads at 2 p.m. in

Rabb Lecture Hall at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St. … Nínive Calegari

(“Teachers Have It Easy”) reads at 6 p.m. at Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public

Library, Copley … Carla Kaplan (“Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the

Black Renaissance”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway,

Cambridge … Roddy Doyle (“The Guts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith …

Rachel Kushner (“The Flamethrowers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Jodi

Daynard (“The Midwife's Revolt”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Weston Public Library, 87

School St., Weston … Mark Mincolla (“Whole Health: A Holistic Approach to Healing

for the 21st

Girl with a Clock for a Heart”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

Century”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Peter Swanson (“The

FRIDAY: Howard Eiland (“Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life”) reads at 3 p.m. at

Harvard Book Store … Jennifer Senior (“All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern

Parenthood”) reads in conversation with Daniel Gilbert at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book

Store … Elisabeth Elo (“North of Boston”) reads at 7 p.m. at Jabberwocky Bookshop,

50 Water St., Newburyport … David Bedrick (“Talking Back to Dr. Phil: Alternatives

to Mainstream Psychology”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Dan Jones

(“Love Illuminated: Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subjects (With the Help of

50,000 Strangers)”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … John M. Anderson

(“Dictionary Quilt”), Jennifer Barber (“Given Away”), and Kevin Gallagher (“Gringo

Guadalupe”) read at 7:30 p.m. at Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St., Jamaica

Plain ($5 suggested donation) … Lisa Borders (“The Fifty-First State”), Rusty Barnes

(“Reckoning”), David Surrette (“Wicked Hard”), and Timothy Gager (“The Shutting

Door”) read at 8 p.m. at Out of the Blue Art Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge

SATURDAY: Lisa Brodeur (“A Mother's Journey: Through Faith, Hope and Courage”)

reads at 2 p.m. at Booklovers' Gourmet, 55 East Main St., Webster … Evgeny Bukhin,

Olga Simonova-Partan, and Alexei Tsvetkov read at 7 p.m. at Boston College’s Devlin

Hall, Room 101 (event is in Russian)


Send announcements to boston.globe.bookings@gmail.com at least two weeks

before event date. Events are subject to change.

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