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Greater Boston author readings Sept. 10-16

MONDAY

Robin Sloan (“Sourdough: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Charles Derber (“Welcome to the Revolution”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge

TUESDAY

Larry Tye (“Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon”) reads at 12 p.m. at the State Library of Massachusetts, room 341, Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St., Boston . . . Atul Gawande (“Being Mortal: Medicine & What Matters in the End”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline ($20 tickets https://www.eventbrite.com/e/atul-gawande-912-tickets-33735318245) . . . Lynne Potts (“Faces of a Neighborhood: Boston’s South End in the Early Twenty-First Century”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St., Boston . . . Larry Smith (“Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge . . . Karl Ove Knausgaard (“Autumn”) in conversation with James Wood at 8 p.m. at First Parish Church, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge ($28 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/karl_ove_knausgaard/) . . . Nancy Pearl (“George and Lizzie: A Novel”) reads at 6 p.m. in Rabb Hall at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St., Boston

WEDNESDAY

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Ken Follett (“A Column of Fire”) reads at 6 p.m. at Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($35.75 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/ken_follett/) . . . Mihir Desai (“The Wisdom of Finance”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge . . . Dick Lehr (“Trell”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Brookline Booksmith . . . Deborah Campbell (“A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Book Store . . . Sonya Gropman and Gabrielle Rossmer Gropman (“The German-Jewish Cookbook: Recipes and History of a Cuisine”) reads at 7 p.m. at The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University, 515 South St., Waltham . . . Jerry Thornton (“From Darkness to Dynasty: The First 40 Years of the New England Patriots”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot St., Natick . . . Caroline Smith (“The Immigration Handbook”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

THURSDAY

Kate Clifford Larson (“Rosemary: the Hidden Kennedy Daughter”) reads at 7 p.m. at Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St., Ipswich . . . Maureen O’Connor (“Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory: What’s Normal, What’s Not, and What to Do about It”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord . . . Michael Hingson (“Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero”) reads at 7 p.m. at Billerica Memorial High School, 35 Concord Rd., Billerica (free registration at www.billericalibrary.org) . . . Eileen Myles (“Afterglow (a Dog Memoir)”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Book Store . . . Maureen Boyle (“Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer”), Jill Farinelli (“The Palatine Wreck: The Legend of the New England Ghost Ship”) and Marie Fricker (“All in My Head: How a Hypochondriac Beat Brain Cancer”) read at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 96 Derby St., Hingham . . . Caroline Smith (“The Immigration Handbook) reads at 7 p.m. at Grolier Poetry Bookshop, 6 Plympton St., Cambridge

FRIDAY

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (“The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers”) reads in conversation with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham at 3 p.m. at the Harvard Book Store . . . Nicole Krauss (“Forest Dark”) reads in conversation with James Wood at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith (tickets from $5 at https://www.brooklinebooksmith.com/events/) . . . Nathan Englander (“Dinner at the Center of the Earth: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Karen Shepard (“Kiss Me Someone: Stories”) and Jim Shepard (“The Tunnel at the End of the Light: Essays on Movies and Politics”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre

SATURDAY

Jonathan Lethem (“More Alive and Less Lonely: On Books and Writers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd., Newton Centre . . . Maureen Boyle (“Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer”) reads at 2 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury . . . Terry Ann Knopf (“The Golden Age of Boston Television”) reads at 2 p.m. at Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth

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