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Boston area author visits, March 1-7

Posted by Jim Concannon  February 24, 2009 03:59 PM

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By Judith Maas
SUNDAY: Poets Christine Casson, Wendy Mnookin, and others read at 2 p.m., at Forsyth Chapel, Forest Hills Cemetery, 95 Forest Hills Ave., Jamaica Plain. ... Sue Miller reads from ‘‘The Senator’s Wife,’’ at 2 p.m., at Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St., Newtonville. ... Dorothy Stone reads from Joel Stone’s ‘‘The Jerusalem File,’’ at 3 p.m., at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord.
MONDAY: Elizabeth McCracken (‘‘An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination’’) and Benjamin Markovits (‘‘A Quiet Adjustment’’) read at 8 p.m., at the Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge; tickets $3. ... John Perkins discusses ‘‘The Secret History of the American Empire,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge. ... Poets Cola Franzen, Alicia Borinsky, and Tino Villanuevo read at 7 p.m., at Harvard Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge.
TUESDAY: Ira Sher and Jedediah Berry discuss ‘‘Singer’’ and ‘‘The Manual of Detection,’’ at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge. ... Hallie Ephron speaks at 7 p.m., at Swampscott Public Library, 61 Burrill St., Swampscott. ... David Weber reads from ‘‘Storm From the Shadows,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop. ... Steve Goldman and others discuss ‘‘Baseball Prospectus 2009,’’ at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Boston University, Kenmore Square. ... Jodi Picoult reads from ‘‘Handle With Care,’’ at 7 p.m., at Framingham High School, 115 A St., Framingham.
WEDNESDAY: Marlon James reads from ‘‘The Book of Night Women,’’ at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store. ... Richard Goldberg discusses ‘‘The Battle for Wall Street,’’ at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop.
THURSDAY: Jacqueline Winspear reads from ‘‘Among the Mad,’’ at 7 p.m., at First Parish Church, 3 Church St., Harvard Square, Cambridge; for tickets ($5), call Harvard Book Store at 617-661-1515. ... Julie Berry reads from ‘‘The Amaranth Enchantment,’’ at 7 p.m., at Wellesley Booksmith, 82 Central St., Wellesley. ... Anne D. LeClaire discusses ‘‘Listening Below the Noise,’’ at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Boston University. ... Mona Lena Crook discusses ‘‘Quotas for Women in Politics,’’ at 6 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop. ... Jedediah Berry reads from ‘‘The Manual of Detection,’’ at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner, Brookline. ... Marion Kilson and Florence Ladd discuss ‘‘Is That Your Child?,’’ about raising biracial children, at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge.
FRIDAY: David Brody discusses ‘‘Cabal of the Westford Knight,’’ at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, One Worcester Rd., Framingham.


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