TODAY: Joe Kahn (“Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy”) speaks at 10:30 a.m., at the Jewish Community Center, North Shore, 4 Community Road, Marblehead; for tickets ($18) and information, visit http://jccns.org/jewishbookmonth87.html ... Ian MacKenzie (“City of Strangers”) and Maureen Foley (“The Book of Illumination”) read at 2 p.m., at Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St., Newtonville.
MONDAY: John Buntin reads from “L.A. Noir,” at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge … Elisa New reads from “Jacob’s Cane,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Hillel, Beren Hall, 52 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge … Maryalice Huggins reads from “Aesop’s Mirror,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner, Brookline.
TUESDAY: Poets Mark Doty, Eileen Myles, and others read at 6 p.m., at the Barker Center, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge … Kristin Cashore reads from “Fire,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge.
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FRIDAY: Kathryn Kleekamp signs “Cape Cod and the Islands,” from 2 to 4 p.m., at Books by the Sea, 846 Main St., Osterville.
SATURDAY: Jeanine Penzo and Pat Harvey sign “Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions,” from 3 to 6 p.m., at Wellesley Booksmith, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Elizabeth Moisan (“Master of the Sweet Trade”) and J. Bean Palmer (“The Cape Cod Witch and the Legend of the Pirate”) sign their work from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Books by the Sea.
Posted by Judith Maas, Globe correspondent