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Boston area author visits, Nov. 2 - Nov. 8

Posted by Jim Concannon  October 28, 2008 01:31 PM

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By Judith Maas
SUNDAY: Adam Braver (‘‘November 22, 1963’’) and Jenna Blum (‘‘Those Who Save Us’’) read at 2 p.m., at Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St., Newtonville. ... Margaret Cezair-Thompson reads from ‘‘The Pirate’s Daughter,’’ at 2 p.m., at Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St., Wellesley. ... Susan Cheever reads from ‘‘Desire,’’ at 3 p.m., at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord. ... The Poets of Finishing Lines Press, featuring Charles W. Pratt, read at 3 p.m., at Concord Poetry Center, 40 Stow St., Concord. ... A publication party and signing for Michael A. Burstein’s ‘‘I Remember the Future’’ takes place from 2 to 4 p.m., at Brookline Public Library, 361 Washington St., Brookline.
MONDAY: Poets John Perrault and Cathleen Calbert read at 7 p.m., at Harvard Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge. ... Poets from the Workshop for Publishing Poets read at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge.
WEDNESDAY: Andrew Schlesinger discusses Arthur M. Schlesinger’s ‘‘Journals 1952-2000,’’ at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge. ... Thomas Simons discusses ‘‘Eurasia’s New Frontier,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge.
THURSDAY: Louis Menand discusses Lionel Trilling’s ‘‘The Liberal Imagination,’’ at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store. ... Gail Straub reads from ‘‘Returning to My Mother’s House,’’ at 7 p.m., at Wellesley Booksmith, 82 Central St., Wellesley. ... Gary Hirshberg (‘‘Stirring It Up’’) and Nancy F. Koehn speak at 6:30 p.m., at C. Walsh Theater, Suffolk University, 55 Temple St. ... Chioma Isiadinso discusses ‘‘The Best Business Schools’ Admission Secrets,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop. ... Tom Fels and Carl Oglesby read from "Farm Friends" and "Ravens in the Storm," at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books. ... Dennis McFarland reads at 7 p.m., at Swampscott Public Library, 61 Burrill St., Swampscott.
FRIDAY: John Stauffer discusses ‘‘Giants,’’ at 3 p.m., at Harvard Book Store. ... Michael Kimball, Kim Chinquee, and Jason Tandom read at 8 p.m., at Out of the Blue Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge. ... Julia Glass reads from ‘‘I See You Everywhere,’’ at 7 p.m., at Jabberwocky Bookshop, 50 Water St., Newburyport. ... Alex Maclean discusses "Over: The American Landscape at the Tipping Point," at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books.
SATURDAY: Michael A. Burstein discusses ‘‘I Remember the Future,’’ at 7 p.m., at Pandemonium Books, 4 Pleasant St., Cambridge. ... Faculty and students of the Stonecoast MFA program read at 4 p.m., at Newtonville Books. ... Authors Hannah Howell, Jessica Anderson, and others sign their work from 1 to 3 p.m., at Annie’s Book Stop, 362 S. Main St., Sharon.


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