Greater Boston author readings Jan. 20-26


Evie Shockley (“semiautomatic”) and Joshua Coben (“Night Chaser”) read at 2 p.m. at Brookline Public Library, 361 Washington St., Brookline … Heather Corbally Bryant (“Thunderstorm”) and Lynne Viti (“The Glamorganshire Bible”) read at 3 p.m. at Old Frog Pond Farm & Studio, 38 Eldridge Rd, Harvard.


Sally Wen Mao (“Oculus”), Jennifer Tseng (“The Passion of Woo and Isolde”) and Ocean Vuong (“Night Sky With Exit Wounds”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St, Brookline … Deborah L. Plummer (“Some of My Friends Are … The Daunting Challenges and Untapped Benefits of Cross-Racial Friendships”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge.


Dani Shapiro (“Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Peter Shinkle (“Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Bookstore … Danielle Legros Georges (“Maroon”) reads at 6 p.m. at Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St. … Marie Benedict ("The Only Woman in the Room") reads at 7 p.m., January 23, at Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St, Belmont … Julia Carlson (“Prayer For The Misbegotten”), Gloria Mindock (“Whiteness of Bone, La Portile Raiului”) and Lee Varon (“Affairs Run In The Family”) read at 7 p.m. at First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St.,Cambridge.



Eddie “East End’’ Doherty (“Seven Miles After Sundown”) reads at 6 p.m. at New Bedford Free Public Library, 613 Pleasant St. … Abby Ellin (“Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Phyllis Bluhm, Frances Donovan (“Mad Quick Hand of the Seashore”) and Mary Lou Maloney read at 7 p.m. at Roslindale House, 120 Poplar St. … George Kalogeris (“Guide to Greece”) and David R. Slavitt (“Walloomsac: A Week on the River”) read at 7 p.m. at Suffolk University Poetry Center, Mildred Sawyer Library, 73 Tremont St. … Emma Romeu (“Darios, poemas, y princesa peregrine”) reads at 7 p.m. at 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. .... Roberta Gately (“Footprints in the Dust: Nursing, Survival, Compassion, and Hope with Refugees Around the World”) reads at 7 p.m., January 24, at Belmont Books … Joanna Schaffhausen (“No Mercy”) reads at 7 p.m. at 786 Washington Street, Canton.


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Shoshana Zuboff (“The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Katherine Arden (“Winter of the Witch) and Julia Meitov Hersey (translator of “Vita Nostra”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Peter Balakian (“Ozone Journal”) and Susan Barba (“Fair Sun”) read at 7 p.m. At the Grolier Poetry Bookshop, Sheraton Commander Hotel, 16 Garden St., Cambridge. Tickets available at

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