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Greater Boston author readings April 3-9
April 01, 2016 | The Boston Globe | Harvard Square

SUNDAY

Jane Sutcliffe ("Will's Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk") reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord … Pagan Kennedy ("Inventology: How We Dream Up Things that Change the World") reads at 4 p.m. at the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Rd., Cohasset

MONDAY

Iris Bohnet ("What Works: Gender Equality by Design") in conversation with Max H. Bazerman at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/iris-bohnet-at-the-brattle-theatre-tickets-21839095322) … Jacqueline Winspear ("Journey to Munich: A Maisie Dobbs Novel") reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Kathleen Spivack ("Unspeakable Things") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Marilynne Robinson ("Lila") delivers the 2016 Noble Lecture at 7 p.m. at Memorial Church, 1 Harvard Yard

TUESDAY

Dov Waxman ("Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel") reads at 6 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Paul McLean ("Blood Lines: Fatherhood, Faith and Love in the Time of Stem Cells") reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston … Jonathan H. Martin ("Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Stephen Coss ("The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics") reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Michelle Hoover ("Bottomland"), Emily Ross ("Half in Love with Death"), and Dawn Tripp ("Georgia") read at 7 p.m. at Trident Booksellers and Cafe, 338 Newbury St., Boston … Kimberly Gladman ("Tesseract") and Alan Feldman ("Immortality") read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre … Simran Sethi ("Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love") reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge (chocolate tasting will accompany reading) … Nathalia Holt ("Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars") reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Jacqueline Winspear ("Journey to Munich") reads at 7 p.m. at the Wellesley Theatre Project, 98 Central St., Wellesley ($5 ticket may be used as coupon, at http://store.wellesleybooks.com/event/jacqueline-winspear) … Boston University faculty, featuring Robert Pinsky, Ha Jin, Jennifer Haigh, Sigrid Nunez, Leslie Epstein, Karl Kirchwey, Maggie Dietz, and poetry alum Mike Brokos, read at 7 p.m. at the BU Hillel House, 4th floor, 213 Bay State Rd., Boston

WEDNESDAY

Michael Puett ("The Path: What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About the Good Life") in conversation with Gish Jen ("Tiger Writing") at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Stephen Morris ("When Brothers Dwell in Unity") reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Jennifer S. Brown ("Modern Girls") reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Simran Sethi ("Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love") reads at 7 p.m. at Aeronaut Brewery, 14 Tyler St., Somerville (beer and chocolate tasting will accompany reading) … Dan Lyons ("Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble") reads at 7 p.m. at WorkBar Cambridge, 45 Prospect St., Cambridge (registration required, at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/dan-lyons-at-workbar-cambridge-tickets-22505639975) … Jodi Meadows ("The Mirror King") in conversation with Erin Bowman ("Taken") reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Prakash Jha ("Blushing in Boston") reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Daniel Coquillette ("On the Battlefield of Merit: Harvard Law School, the First Century") reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Royall House and Slave Quarters, 15 George St., Medford (free to member, $5 for non-members; information at http://www.royallhouse.org/whats-happening/news-and-events/)

THURSDAY

Philip Kerr ("The Other Side of Silence") reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Juliette Kayyem ("Security Mom: An Unclassified Guide to Protecting Our Homeland and Your Home") reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Ted Reinstein ("Wicked Pissed: New England's Most Famous Feuds") reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Charlotte Rogan ("Now and Again") reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Lucas Mann ("Lord Fear: A Memoir") and Mark Polanzak ("Pop!: A Book") read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre

FRIDAY

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Patrick J. Maney ("Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President") reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Thomas Frank ("Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?") reads at 7 p.m., with an introduction by John Summers ("The Baffler") at First Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/thomas-frank-at-the-first-parish-church-tickets-22297033026) … Marie Rutkoski ("The Winner's Kiss") in conversation with Kristin Cashore ("Fire") at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Elizabeth Atkinson ("The Island of Beyond") and Edith Maxwell ("Delivering the Truth") read at 7 p.m. at Jabberwocky Bookshop, 50 Water St., Newburyport … Judith Dushku, Rachel Hunt Steenblik, and Hannah Wheelwright ("Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings") read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Dana Spiotta ("Innocents and Others") reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre … Hanging Loose Press celebrates its 50th anniversary with a reading featuring Robert Hershon, Dick Lourie, Mark Pawlak, Pablo Medina, and Carolina Knox, at 7:30 p.m. at the Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St., Jamaica Plain

SATURDAY

Paul C. Clerici ("Boston Marathon History by the Mile") reads at 1 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, Shopper's World, Route 9, 1 Worcester Rd., Framingham … Dan Szczesny ("The Adventures of Buffalo and Tough Cookie") reads at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury

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