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Greater Boston author readings May 20-26

SUNDAY

A. Van Jordan and Maya Phillips read poetry at 2 p.m. at the Brookline Public Library, 361 Washington St., Brookline Village … Martha Collins and Gail Mazur read at 2 p.m. at the Brookline Public Library Main Branch, 361 Washington St., Brookline Village. 

MONDAY

Translators Lisa Hayden (“The Aviator” by Eugene Vodolazkin) and Luke Leafgren (“The Baghdad Clock” by Shahad Al Rawi) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge … Marilyn Yalom (“The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge … Paula McLain (“Love and Ruin”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street, Wellesley. Tickets at store.wellesleybooks.comDr. Daniela Lamas (“You Can Stop Humming Now”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Wayland Free Public Library, 5 Concord Road, Wayland … Elizabeth Rosner (“Survivor Cafe: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road, Newton … Robert Thorson (“The Guide to Walden Pond”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge. 

 TUESDAY

John Butman (“New World, Inc.”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Allegra Goodman (“The Chalk Artist”) reads at 6:30 at BPL South End Branch, 685 Tremont St., Boston … Daniel Hecht (“On Brassard’s Farm”) reads at 7 p.m. at Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St., Belmont … Lyn Hejinian reads poetry at 7 p.m. at Grolier Poetry Bookshop, 6 Plympton St., Cambridge … Gazmend Kapllani (“A Short Border Handbook: A Journey Through the Immigrant’s Labyrinth”) at Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline … Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz (“To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Edward Lee (“Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting-Pot Cuisine”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Elizabeth Rosner (“Survivor Cafe: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Waltham Public Library, 735 Main St., Waltham … Christopher Willard (“Raising Resilience: The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families & Thriving Children”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St.

WEDNESDAY

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Stephanie Schorow (“Inside the Combat Zone: The Stripped-Down Story of Boston’s Most Notorious Neighborhood”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Brandon Melendez, Alisha Erin Hillam, and, Daniel EvansPritchard read poetry at 7 p.m. at Newsfeed Cafe in Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St., Boston … Stephen McCauley (“My Ex-Life”) reads at Newtonville Books … Peter Swanson (“All the Beautiful Lies”) reads at 7 p.m. at Belmont Books … Tommy Pico (“Junk”), Joseph Osmundson (“Inside/Out”), and Dorothea Lasky (“Milk”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith. 

THURSDAY 

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Margaret Bradham Thornton (“A Theory of Love”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … James Whitley and Maria Termini read poetry at 7 p.m. at the Roslindale House, 120 Poplar St., Roslindale … Ryan Conary ("The House Of Seven Gables: Images Of America") reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … Mark Smith-Soto and Alan Smith-Soto read poetry at 7:30 at Cambridge Public Library, 826 Cambridge St., Cambridge … Claire Legrand (“Furyborn”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith.

FRIDAY

Jerry Hunter (“Dark Territory”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Adrian Todd Zuniga (“Collision Theory”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith.

SATURDAY

John Burroughs, Stephen Haven, and Gloria Mindock read poetry at 1:30 at Arts at the Armory Cafe, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville.

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