By Judith Maas
SUNDAY: Science fiction authors from the Broad Universe Collective celebrate the birthday of Mary Shelley (“Frankenstein”) at 4 p.m., at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody St., Waltham.
[No MONDAY listings]
TUESDAY: Amir Aczel discusses “Uranium Wars,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner, Brookline … Ethan Gilsdorf discusses “Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge.
WEDNESDAY: Jennifer Carol Cook, Abbie Kozolchyk, and others discuss “Best Women’s Travel Writing 2009,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store.
THURSDAY: Katherine Russell Rich discusses “Dreaming in Hindi,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … H.M. Naqvi reads from “Home Boy,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store.
[No FRIDAY listings]
SATURDAY: Wally Lamb discusses “The Hour I First Believed,” at 7 p.m., at the East Sandwich Grange Hall, 91 Old County Rd., East Sandwich; for tickets ($5), call Titcomb’s Bookshop, 508-888-2331.
Events are subject to change.