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Boston area author readings Feb 7-13

Posted by guest  February 4, 2010 08:27 AM

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SUNDAY: Poet Dan Chiasson reads at 3 p.m., at Pierre Menard Gallery, 10 Arrow St., Harvard Square, Cambridge ... Poets Regie O'Hare Gibson and Meg Kearney read at 3 p.m., at the Emerson Umbrella for the Arts, 40 Stow St., Concord; open mike follows. 


MONDAY:  Poets Bernadette Mayer and Dan Chiasson read at 8 p.m., at Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge ($3) … Editors John Callahan and Adam Bradley discuss Ralph Ellison’s “Three Days Before the Shooting,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Kevin O’Hara reads from “A Lucky Irish Lad,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge.


TUESDAY: Boston University’s Annual Faculty Reading, featuring Robert Pinsky, Louise Gluck, and others, takes place at 7:30 p.m., at the BU School of Management Auditorium, 595 Comm. Ave. … Rebecca Stead discusses “When You Reach Me,” at 6 p.m., at Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St., Wellesley … Karen Pryor discusses “Reaching the Animal Mind,” at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge … Dwayne Raymond discusses “Mornings with Mailer,” at 7 p.m., at Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner, Brookline … Shankar Vendantam discusses “The Hidden Brain,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store … Hank Phillippi Ryan discusses “Drive Time,” at 7 p.m., at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Kevin O’Hara reads from “A Lucky Irish Lad,” at 12:30 p.m., at Borders Downtown Crossing, 10-24 School St.


WEDNESDAY: Dan Hurley discusses “Diabetes Rising,” at 7 p.m., at Wellesley Booksmith, 82 Central St., Wellesley; reservations required: 781-431-1160 … Rebecca Skloot discusses “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” at 7 p.m., at Harvard Book Store … Jan Freeman, Julia Glass, and Barbara Greenberg discuss “Sisters: An Anthology,” at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books … John Brockman and others discuss “This Will Change Everything,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop … Dawn Paul discusses “The Country of Loneliness,” at 7 p.m., at Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St., Beverly … Nancy Kehoe discusses “Wrestling with Our Inner Angels,” at 7:30 p.m., at Congregation Kehillath Israel, 384 Harvard St., Brookline … Alex R. Goldfield discusses “Slavery and Freedom,” at 6:30 p.m., at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square.


THURSDAY: Ally Carter discusses “Heist Society,” at 4 p.m., at Wellesley Free Library … Kate Flora and other mystery writers read at 7 p.m., at Porter Square Books … Poet Tony Hoagland reads at 6 p.m., in the Kevin Bright Screening Room, Paramount Center at Emerson College, 555 Washington St. … Sarah Blake reads from “The Postmistress,” at noon, at the Boston Athenaeum, 10.5 Beacon St. … Anthony Sammarco (“Baker Chocolate Company”) speaks at 6 p.m., at Historic New England, 141 Cambridge St. … Evan Mandery reads from “First Contact, or It’s Later Than You Think,” at 7 p.m., at the Harvard Square Coop … Michael Carpenter discusses “The Risk Wise Investor,” at 7:30 p.m., at Concord Free Library, 129 Main St., Concord … Chuck Hogan reads from “Devils in Exile,” at 1 p.m., at Borders Downtown Crossing ...  Tony Hoagland, Ploughshares guest editor, holds at Q&A session at 4 p.m. and a reading at 6 p.m., at The Paramount Theatre, 560 Washington St.


FRIDAY: Judah Leblang discusses “Finding My Place,” at 7 p.m., at Jamaicaway Books, 676 Centre St., Jamaica Plain … Jim Hirsch discusses “Willie Mays,” at 7 p.m., at Borders, 255 Grossman Dr., Braintree.


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