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Boston area author readings Feb. 20-26

Posted by guest  February 17, 2011 12:38 PM

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You've likely read about her, and seen her, all over the media. But just in case you've been hiding out in Peru --- Massachusetts, that is --- so happen to have missed Amy Chua discussing her new book, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” about her attempt to raise her children in the "Chinese way,'' you can catch her at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge.

And now for the rest of the list, read on.

SUNDAY: Mary-Kay Wilmers discusses “The Eitingons,” at 6 p.m., Harvard Square Coop, Cambridge ... Eleanor Rubin signs “Dreams of Repair,” from 2 to 5 p.m., Pierre Menard Gallery, 10 Arrow St., Cambridge ... Jef Czekaj reads from “Cat Secrets,” at 1 p.m., Brookline Booksmith, Coolidge Corner.

MONDAY: Michael Palmer (“A Heartbeat Away”) and Daniel Palmer (“Delirious”) read at 7 p.m., Brookline Booksmith.

TUESDAY: Poet Jacquelyn Malone presents a lecture-discussion on John Berryman’s “77 Dream Songs,” at 10:30 a.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody; to register, call 978-531-0100, ext. 10 .... Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge, presents an E-Books Education session, at 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Joseph O’Connor reads from “Ghost Light,” at 7 p.m., Harvard Book Store .... Poets Thomas Sayers Ellis and David Rivard read at 7 p.m., Brookline Booksmith .... Michael David Lukas reads from “Oracle of Stamboul,” at 7 p.m., Porter Square Books ... Justin Hollander, Niall Kirkwood, and Julia Gold discuss “Principles of Brownfield Regeneration,” at 4:30 p.m., Harvard Square Coop.

THURSDAY: Conor Grennan reads from “Little Princes,” at 7 p.m., Brookline Booksmith ... Seth Mnookin discusses “The Panic Virus,” at 7 p.m., Porter Square Books ... Alice Hoffman reads from “The Red Garden,” at 7 p.m., Newtonville Books, 296 Walnut St., Newtonville ... Dani Rodrik discusses “The Globalization Paradox,” at 7 p.m., Harvard Book Store ... Lynn Margulis (“Dazzle Gradually: Reflections on the Nature of Nature”) speaks at 7 p.m., First Parish Church, 3 Church St., Harvard Square, Cambridge ... Jamie Cox Robertson reads from “An Uncommon Heroine,” at 7 p.m., Harvard Square Coop .... Poets-publishers Gary Metras and Mark Pawlak read at 4 p.m., Halle Library, Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly.

FRIDAY: Siva Vaidhyanathan discusses “The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry),” at 3 p.m., Harvard Book Store.

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