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Greater Boston author readings October 14-20

SUNDAY

Timothy Gager (“Every Day There Is Something About Elephants”), Daniel Lynn Watt (“History Lesson: A Memoir of Growing Up in an American Communist Family”), and Virginia Young read at 1 p.m. at the Plymouth Public Library, 132 South St., Plymouth … Beth Daigle (“Musing Mediterranean”) reads at 4 p.m. at I AM Books, 189 North St. … Rachel Kadish (“The Weight of Ink”) in conversation with Anita Diamant reads at 2 p.m. at Congregation Beth El, 105 Hudson Rd., Sudbury … Chris Joseph (“Anxious Little Phishy”) reads at 1 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 241 Needham St., Newton … Annie Cronin Romano and Ioana Hobai (“Before You Sleep”) reads at 4:30 p.m. at Silver Unicorn Bookstore, 12 Spruce St., Acton. 

MONDAY

Jill Lepore (“These Truths: A History of the United States”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge … Stephen L. Carter (“Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge … Carol Muske-Dukes (“Blue Rose”) and Sophie Cabot Black read at 8 p.m. at Spiegel Auditorium, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge … Eric Jay Dolin (“Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates”) reads at 11:30 a.m. at Wellesley-Weston Lifetime Learning, 309 Washington St., Wellesley. 

TUESDAY

Phoebe Robinson (“Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Back Bay Events Center, 180 Berkeley St. Tickets at harvard.com B.A. Shapiro (“The Collector’s Apprentice”) in conversation with Meredith Goldstein (“Can’t Help Myself”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline … Eric Jay Dolin (“Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates”) reads at 7 p.m. at Medford Public Library, 111 High St., Medford … Jamie Susskind (“Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Jan Cannon (“Maturing with Moxie: A Woman’s Guide to Life After 60”) reads at 12 p.m. at Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Canton … Jan Cannon reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Forrest Gander (“Be With”) and Brenda Hillman (“Extra Hidden Life, Among the Days”) read at Houghton Library, Harvard Yard, Cambridge … Sara Farizan (“Here to Stay”) reads at 7 p.m. at Silver Unicorn Bookstore … Kent Greenfield (“Corporations Are People Too (And They Should Act Like It)”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Belle Brett (“Gina in the Floating World”), Stephanie Gayle (“Idyll Hands”) and Brendan Matthews (“The World of Tomorrow”) reads at 7 p.m. at Trident Booksellers and Cafe, 338 Newbury St. … Poet Major Jackson reads at 2:30 p.m. at Wheatley Hall, UMass Boston, 100 William T Morrissey Blvd. … Poet David Ferry reads at 7 p.m. at Sawyer Library, Suffolk University, 73 Tremont St. … Dan Golden (“Spy Schools: How the CIA, FBI and Foreign Intelligence Secretly Exploit Americans’ Universities”) reads at 7 p.m. at Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St., Belmont … Patrick Ahearn (“Timeless: Classic American Architecture for Contemporary Living”) reads at 7 p.m. at Hingham Public Library, 66 Leavitt St., Hingham … Gautam Raghavan, Rumana Ahmed, Ned Price, Aneesh Raman, Raina Thiele, and Stephanie Valencia (“West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators inside the Obama White House”) read at 6 p.m. at Back Bay Events Center. Tickets at eventbrite.com.

WEDNESDAY

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Dan Kennedy (“The Return of the Moguls: How Jeff Bezos and John Henry are Remaking Newspapers for the Twenty-First Century”) reads at 2 p.m. at Natick Community Senior Center, 117 East Central St., Natick … Dan Kennedy reads at 7 p.m. at Canton Public Library … Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore (“Sketchtasy”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Barbara Berenson (“Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement”) reads at 12 p.m. at State Library of Massachusetts, State House Room 341, 24 Beacon St. … Wayétu Moore (“She Would Be King”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Poets Li Zilles (“Machine, Unlearning”), Ranjit Bhatnagar (“Encomials: Sonnets from Pentametron”), Milton Läufer (“A Noise Such as a Man Might Make”), and Nick Montfort (“The Truelist”) read at 6 p.m. at MIT Press Bookstore, 351 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge … Will Dowd (“Areas of Fog”) reads at 12 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair … Kerri Maher (“The Kennedy Debutante”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Upton Bell (“Present at the Creation: My Life in the NFL and the Rise of America’s Game”) reads at a benefit for the Millton Public Library at 6 p.m. at Granite Links Golf Club, 100 Quarry Hills, Quincy … Eric Jay Dolin (“Black Flag, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wayland Free Public Library, 5 Concord Rd., Wayland. 

THURSDAY

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Jane Sherron de Hart (“Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Barbara Kingsolver (“Unsheltered”) reads at 6 p.m. at Congregation Kehillath Israel, 384 Harvard St., Brookline … Maureen Cavanagh (“If You Love Me: A Mother’s Journey Through Her Daughter’s Opioid Addiction”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library … Eric Jay Dolin (“Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates”) reads at 1 p.m. at Lifecare Center of Acton, 1 Great Rd., Acton … Eric Jay Dolin reads at 7 p.m. at Dedee Shattuck Gallery, 1 Partners’ Lane, Westport … Phyllis Karas and Anna Weeks (“Women of Southie: Finding Resilience During Whitey Bulger’s Infamous Reign”) reads at 6 p.m. at South Boston Public Library, 646 E. Broadway, South Boston … Howard Mansfield (“The Habit of Turning the World Upside Down: Our Belief in Property and the Cost of That Belief”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books… William Martin (“Bound for Gold”) reads at 7 p.m. at Maynard Public Library, 77 Nason St., Maynard … Sam Baltrusis (“Ghosts of Salem”) reads at 3 p.m. at Boston Public Library Central Branch, 700 Boylston St. … Ramie Targoff (“Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna”) reads at 7 p.m. at Belmont Books … Meredith Goldstein (“Can’t Help Myself”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Boston Public Library West Roxbury Branch, 1961 Centre St., West Roxbury … Rob Vlock (“Sven Carter and the Android Army”) reads at 7 p.m. at Silver Unicorn Bookstore.

FRIDAY

Busy Philipps (“This Will Only Hurt A Little”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Back Bay Events Center… Jabari Asim (“We Can’t Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Eric Jay Dolin (“Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates”) reads at 7 p.m. at Jabberwocky Bookshop, 50 Water St., Newburyport… Poets David Davis and Susan Edwards Richmond read at PITA Hall, Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport … B. A. Shapiro (“The Collector’s Apprentice”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley. Tickets at eventbrite.com Stephen Walt (“The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Amy Fusselman (“Idiophone”), Esther Gerritsen (“Craving”), and Kat Gardiner (“Little Wonder”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith… Beth Castrodale (“In This Ground”) and Edwin Hill (“Little Comfort”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books.

SATURDAY

Chris Gethard (“Lose Well”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … “East End” Eddie Doherty (“Seven Miles After Sundown”) reads at 11 a.m. at Yellow Umbrella Books, 501 Main St., Chatham … Rob Vlock (“Sven Carter and the Android Army”) reads at 3 p.m. at Porter Square Books… Rob Buyea (“The Perfect Secret”) reads at 11 a.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Tom Willinsky and Jen Sternick (“Snowsisters”) read at 2 p.m. at Silver Unicorn Bookstore… Poet Gail Mazur reads at 8 p.m. at Fine Arts Work Center, 24 Pearl St., Provincetown.

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