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    Greater Boston author readings May 27-June 2

    TUESDAY

    Donald Rosenstein and Justin Yopp (“The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge … Steve Zipperstein (“Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newtonville … Jan Cannon (“Maturing with Moxie: A Woman’s Guide to Life After 60”) reads at 7 p.m., at Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St., Belmont … Aaron Mahnke (“The World of Lore: Wicked Mortals”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline. 

    WEDNESDAY

    Carl Zimmer (“She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge … Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich (“The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books Philip Goldberg (“The Life of Yogananda: The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Pamela Druckerman (“There Are No Grown-Ups”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith. 

    THURSDAY

    Cynthia Kane (“Talk to Yourself Like a Buddhist”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Steve Almond (“Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country”) reads at 7 p.m. at Belmont Books … Rachel Devlin (“A Girl Stands at the Door: The Generation of Young Women Who Desegregated America's Schools”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Dr. Gauri Bhide (“Diagnosis Cancer! What happens next?”) reads at 7:30 at Wayland Free Public Library, 5 Concord Rd., Wayland … David Arnold (“The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik”), in conversation with Katie Cotugno (“9 Days and 9 Nights”), reads at 6:30 at Coolidge Corner Library, 31 Pleasant St., Brookline … Michelle Bowdler, Ari Belathar, and Paula Dail (“We Rise to Resist: Voices from a New Era in Women’s Political Action”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

    FRIDAY

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    John Hodgman (“Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches”) reads at 6 p.m. at Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge. Tickets at www.eventbrite.comStacy Horn (“Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Libby Adler (“Gay Priori: A Queer Critical Legal Studies Approach to Law Reform”) at 6:30 p.m. at Porter Square Books.

    SATURDAY 

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    Frank Osen and Michael Cantor read poetry at 3 p.m. at Newburyport Public Library, 94 State St., Newburyport … Maddie Frost (“Animobiles: Animals on the Mooove”) reads at 11 a.m. at Newtonville Books … Josh Funk (“How to Code A Sandcastle”) reads at 11 a.m. at Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge. 

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