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Greater Boston author readings April 17-23
April 15, 2016

SUNDAY

Paul C. Clerici ("Boston Marathon History by the Mile") reads at 11 a.m. at Hopkinton Card & Gift Shop, 52 Main St., Hopkinton … Lori Desrosiers ("The Philosopher's Daughter") and John J. Ronan ("Marrowbone Lane") read at noon at The Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North St., Plymouth … Peter Bergen ("United States of Jihad") reads at 2 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Paul C. Clerici ("Boston Marathon History by the Mile") reads at 2 p.m. at the

Hopkinton Historical Society, 168 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton

MONDAY

Viet Thanh Nguyen ("The Sympathizer") reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Eric Jay Dolin ("Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Ashmita Khasnabish ("Negotiating Capability and Diaspora: A Philosophical Politics") reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Jessica Fechtor ("Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals That Brought Me Home") reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

TUESDAY

Jonathan Hall ("Toto the Tornado Kitten") reads at 10 a.m. at the Peabody Institute Library's South Branch, 78 Lynn St., Peabody … Ashley Royer ("Remember to Forget") reads at 6:30 p.m. at the Peabody Main Library, 82 Main St., Peabody … Elizabeth Howard and Diana Wege ("A Day with Bonefish Joe") read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Eric Jay Dolin ("Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse") reads at 7 p.m. at the Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham … Chris Guillebeau ("Born for This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do") reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Chanan Tigay ("The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible") reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jean Trounstine ("Boy with a Knife: A Story of Murder, Remorse, and a Prisoner's Fight for Justice") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … David C. Taylor ("Night Work") reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Joseph Bagley ("A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts") reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Adrienne Vendetti and Stephanie Vendetti ("How to Be a Redhead") read at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … B. A. Shapiro ("The Muralist") reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Waban Library Center, 1608 Beacon St., Waban

WEDNESDAY

Hope Jahren ("Lab Girl") reads at 7 p.m. at WorkBar Cambridge, 45 Prospect St., Cambridge … Mark Pawlak ("Reconnaissance") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Book … Zachary D. Kaufman ("United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice") reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Jonathan Levi ("Septimania") in conversation with Yochai Benkler at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Daniel Shapiro ("Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts") reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

THURSDAY


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Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Sunday, April 10.

Danielle Legros Georges ("Maroon") speaks and reads at 6 p.m. at the Boston Athenaeum, 10 ½ Beacon St., Boston … Susan Silverman ("Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World") reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dean Cardinale ("Inspired: Lessons Learned from a Life of Adventure") reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Samuel Redman ("Bone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in Museums") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Lynn Emanuel ("The Nerve of It") reads at 7 p.m. at the Sherrill Library at Lesley University, 89 Brattle St., Cambridge … Cheryl Della Pietra ("Gonzo Girl") reads at 7 p.m. at Papercuts J.P, 5 Green St., Jamaica Plain ($5 tickets at papercutsjp.com/events) … Anastacia Marx de Salcedo ("Combat Ready Kitchen: How the U.S. Military Shapes the Way You Eat") reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury

FRIDAY

Loren Graham ("Lysenko's Ghost: Epigenetics and Russia") reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Thomas Grace ("Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties") reads at 4 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … William

Geroux ("The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler's U-Boats") reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Paul Lewis ("The Citizen Poets of Boston: A Collection of Forgotten Poems, 1789-1820") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … J.R. Thornton ("Beautiful Country") reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge

SATURDAY

Brian Yanish ("ScrapKins: Junk Re-Thunk") reads at 11 a.m. at Porter Square Books (in celebration of Earth Day, the reading will include a recycling craft; bring a plastic bag and cardboard tube if you can!) … Eileen Myles ("I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems") in conversation with Jackie Wang at 1 p.m. at Menschel Hall, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge

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