TODAY: Aaron Santos discusses “How Many Licks?,” at 6:30 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge … Sue and Andrew Newman (“Summer Pugs”) and Elaine Wilson Young and Toby Olanksy Kalman (“Butch the Cape Cod Dog”) sign their work from noon to 1:30 p.m., at Books by the Sea, 846 Main St., Osterville.
MONDAY: Poets Phil Fried and Karen Chase read at 8 p.m., at Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge; tickets, $3 … Wade Rathke discusses “Citizen Wealth,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop.
TUESDAY: Ha Jin reads from “A Good Fall,” at 7 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Boston University, Kenmore Square … Contributors to “The Good Men Project” speak at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner, Brookline … Jennifer Haigh leads a discussion of Michael Cunningham’s “A Home at the End of the World,” at 7 p.m., at Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St., Newtonville … Mo Lotman discusses “Harvard Square,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge.
WEDNESDAY: Ha Jin reads from “A Good Fall,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Odds Bodkin and Maria Tatar speak on “Stories and Storytelling,” at 6:30 p.m., at First Parish Church, 3 Church St., Harvard Square, Cambridge … Steve Almond discusses “This Won’t Take a Minute, Honey,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store ... Joan Houlihan and Jennifer Militello read at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge.
THURSDAY: Poet Mary Oliver reads at 6 p.m., at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline ($5) … Harold Evans (“My Paper Chase”) and Jason Epstein (“Eating”) speak at 6 p.m., at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge; tickets ($5) available online at harvard.com, at Harvard Book Store, or by calling 617-661-1515 … Terry Teachout (“Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong”) speaks at 6 p.m., at the Boston Athenaeum, 10.5 Beacon St.; for tickets ($15) and reservations, call 617-720-7600 … Members of the Brookline Library Authors collaborative read from 5 to 8 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Anthony Sammarco signs “The Baker Chocolate Company,” at 5:30 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Prudential Center … Anita Diamant reads from “Day After Night,” at 7 p.m., at Andover Bookstore, 89R Main St., Andover … Joel Richard Paul discusses “Unlikely Allies,” at 1 p.m., at Borders Downtown Crossing, 10-24 School St. ... Ha Jin reads from "A Good Fall," at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books.
FRIDAY: John Cassidy discusses “How Markets Fail,” at 3 p.m., at Harvard Book Store … Sherri Flick, Paul Schneider, Timothy Gager, and Molly Gaudry read at 8 p.m., at Out of the Blue Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge … Katherine Hall Page and Carolyn Hart (“The Body in the Sleigh” and “Merry, Merry Ghost”) read at 7 p.m., at Borders Back Bay, 511 Boylston St.
SATURDAY: Walter Isaacson discusses “American Sketches,” at 4 p.m., at Harvard Book Store … Lauren Ulm discusses “Vegan Yum Yum,” at 1 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith … Greg Mortenson (“Stones into Schools”) speaks at 1:30 p.m., at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square. Children's author D.G. Stern signs "Something Fishy," at 1 p.m., at Barnes & Noble. Prudential Center.
Posted by Judith Maas, Globe correspondent