Frances Moore Lappé and Adam Eichen (“Daring Democracy”) read at 3 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Nausheen Eusuf (“Not Elegy, But Eros”) and Natalie Shapero (“Hard Child”) read at 3 p.m. at the Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street, Concord.
Charles C. Mann (“The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … David Ostrowsky (“Game Over or Game On? How Pro Athletes Leave Sports and Enjoy the Game of Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Sebastian Alberdi, Erica Charis-Molling, and Sara Giragosian read poetry at 7 p.m. at Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury St., Boston.
Amanda MacKenzie (“The Do-Over: A Memoir of Work and Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Ken Brack (“Especially For You”) speaks at 12 p.m. at the New England Mobile Book Fair, 241 Needham St., Newton … Dionne Brand reads poetry at 5 p.m. at the Aidekman Arts Center, 40 Talbot Avenue, Medford ... Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt (“How Democracies Die”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store.
Paul Hellman (“You’ve Got 8 Seconds: Communication Secrets for a Distracted World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Alexandra Blogier (“The Last Girl on Earth”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Heather Derr-Smith, Beth Platow, and Erica Charis-Molling read poetry at 7 p.m. at Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury St., Boston ... Morgan Jerkins (“This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store ... Dr. Jonathan Quick (“The End of Epidemics”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge ... Melissa Albert (“The Hazel Wood”) and Kristin Cashore (“Jane, Unlimited”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith.
Nikki Giovanni reads poetry at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith.
Ruth Lepson and Fanny Howe read poetry at 4 p.m. at Outpost 186, 186 ½ Hampshire Street, Cambridge ... Heather Derr-Smith, Frances Donovan, Sonja Johanson, and Erica Charis-Molling read poetry at 2 p.m. at the Boston Public Library, Jamaica Plain Branch, 12 Sedgwick St., Jamaica Plain ... Michael Moreci (“Black Star Renegades”) reads at 11 a.m. and Jim Rad (“Pocket Protectors: Small Beginnings”) reads at 11:30 a.m. at Friendly Neighborhood Comics, 191 Mechanic St., Bellingham.
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