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Greater Boston author readings April 23-29

SUNDAY

Kim Garcia (“Tales of the Sisters”) reads at 2 p.m. at the Brookline Public Library Main Branch, 361 Washington St., Brookline

MONDAY

Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband (“Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right for You”) reads at 6 p.m. at the West Roxbury Library, 1961 Centre St., West Roxbury … Sarah Robb O’Hagan (“Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat.”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Tom Nealon (“Food Fights & Culture Wars: A Secret History of Taste”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Noam Chomsky (“Requiem for the American Dream: The 10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth & Power”) in conversation with Amy Goodman at 7 p.m. at the First Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge (tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/noam-chomsky-at-first-parish-church-tickets-32630506724)Amy Cherrix (“Eye of the Storm: NASA, Drones, and the Race to Crack the Hurricane”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Fred Marchant (“Said Not Said”) and Alex Dimitrov (“Together and By Ourselves”) read at 8 p.m. at Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge

TUESDAY

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Eric Deggans (“Race Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation”) reads at 4 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Mary Gaitskill (“Somebody With a Little Hammer: Essays”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Carter Alan (“The Decibel Diaries: A Journey Through Rock in 50 Concerts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Richard Harris (“Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Sarah Jean Horwitz (“The Wingsnatchers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Crystal King (“Feast of Sorrow: A Novel of Ancient Rome”) reads at 7 p.m. at Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Robert McKean (“The Catalogue of Crooked Thoughts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre

WEDNESDAY

Meta Wagner (“What’s Your Creative Type? Harness the Power of Your Artistic Personality”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre … Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes (“Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Andrew McCarthy (“Just Fly Away”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Jennifer Jean, Richard Ballon, Sharon Coleman, Susan Edwards Richmond, Ellin Sarot, Ada Jill Schneider, and Dianalee Velie (“Veils, Halos, and Shackles: International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Fanny Howe (“The Needle’s Eye: Passing Through Youth”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Gloucester Writers Center, 126 E. Main St., Gloucester

THURSDAY

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Olivia Kate Cerrone (“The Hunger Saint”) reads at 6 p.m. at I AM Books, 189 North St., Boston … Carter Alan (“The Decibel Diaries: A Journey Through Rock in 50 Concerts”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant (“Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy”) in conversation with Daniel Gilbert at 7 p.m. at Back Bay Events Center, 180 Berkeley St., Boston (tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/sheryl-sandberg-and-adam-grant-at-back-bay-events-center-tickets-32631427478)Kitty Beer (“The Hampshire Project”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Heather C. Bryant (“A Pixilated Heart”), Lynne Viti (“Baltimore Girls”), and Joseph Spece (“Roads”) read at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Rick Beyer (“Rivals Unto Death: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge … Michael Callahan (“The Night She Won Miss America”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre … Dyan deNapoli (“The Great Penguin Rescue: 40,000 Penguins, a Devastating Oil Spill, and the Inspiring Story of the World’s Largest Animal Rescue”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Billerica Public Library, 15 Concord Rd., Billerica

FRIDAY

Nikey Pasco-Dunston (“Luxury Box”) reads at 2:30 p.m. at the Dudley Branch of the BPL, 65 Warren St., Roxbury … Yascha Mounk (“The Age of Responsibility: Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … David Valdes Greenwood (“Revengers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Barbara Lynch (“Out of Line: A Life of Playing with Fire”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Chris Dempsey and Andrew Zimbalist (“No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on the Torch”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

SATURDAY

Ellen B. Alden (“Yours Faithfully, Florence Burke: An Irish Immigrant Story”) reads at 2 p.m. in the Community Room, Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Canton … Barbara Lynch (“Out of Line: A Life of Playing With Fire”) reads at 3 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Min Jin Lee (“Pachinko”) in conversation with Bo Seo and Nancy Ko (“Harvard Undergraduate Korean Diaspora Anthology”) at 7 p.m. at La Rana Rossa, 154 Green St., Jamaica Plain

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