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    Greater Boston author readings Sept. 30-Oct. 6

    SUNDAY

    Alice Hoffman and Lisa Hoffman (“Faerie Knitting: 14 Tales of Love and Magic”) read at 4 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline … Lynne Viti (“The Glamorganshire Bible”) and Heather Bryant (“James Joyce’s Water Closet”) read at 2 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 241 Needham St., Newton … Donna Seim (“Cheeky and Charlemagne”) reads at 10 a.m. at Joppa Flats Education Center, 1 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport … John Kaag (“Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are”) in conversation with Megan Marshall (“Margaret Fuller: A New American Life,” “Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord.

    MONDAY

    Sarah Smarsh (“Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge … Hester Fox (“The Witch of Willow Hall”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Mackenzi Lee (“The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at Cambridge Public Library … Sharon Saline (“What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge.

    TUESDAY

    Steven Johnson (“Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most”) at 6 p.m. at Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge. Tickets at harvard.com Alice Hoffman and Lisa Hoffman (“Faerie Knitting: 14 Tales of Love and Magic”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Tomi Adeyemi (“Children of Blood and Bone”), April Tucholke (“The Boneless Mercies”), Ngozi Ukazu (“Check, Please! 1: #Hockey”) and Alex London (“Black Wings Beating”) in conversation with Christina Tucker read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Barbara Berenson (“Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury … GennaRose Nethercott (“The Lumberjack’s Dove”) reads at 7 p.m. at Trident Booksellers, 338 Newbury St … Michael Meltsner (“With Passion: An Activist Lawyer’s Life”) in conversation with Daniel Medwed reads at 6:30 p.m. at Cambridge Public Library Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway, Cambridge … Belle Brett (“Gina in the Floating World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Sarah Smarsh (“Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth”) in conversation with Linda K. Wertheimer reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley … Heather Abel (“The Optimistic Decade”) and Jessica Keener (“Strangers in Budapest”) read at 7 p.m. at Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St., Belmont.

    WEDNESDAY

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    Nick Bunker (“Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … V. E. Schwab (“Vengeful”) reads at 6 p.m. at Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline. Tickets at brooklinebooksmith.com Kim Adrian (“The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet”) in conversation with Alysia Abbott reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Tacey M. Atsitty (“Rain Scald”), Heid E. Erdrich (“New Poets of Native Nations”), and Eric Gansworth (“Give Me Some Truth”) read at Harvard University Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge … Catherine Magia (“A Fisher of Women”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Chaim Rosenberg (“The Great Workshop: Boston’s Victorian Age”) reads at 1:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, 2450 Beacon St., Chestnut Hill … John F. Lehman (“Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea”) reads at 6 p.m. at USS Constitution Museum, Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown. Tickets at ussconstitutionmuseum.orgSuzy Hansen (“Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World”) reads at 5:30 p.m. at Lesley University Marran Theater, 34 Mellen St., Cambridge … GennaRose Nethercott (“The Lumberjack’s Dove”) and Mary Kovaleski Byrnes (“So Long the Sky”) read at 7 p.m. at Belmont Books.

    THURSDAY

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    Andre Dubus III (“Gone So Long”) in conversation with Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich moderated by Anthony Brooks reads at 6 p.m. at Brattle Theatre. Tickets at harvard.com Joanne B. Freeman (“The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams (“History vs. Women: The Defiant Lives that They Don’t Want You to Know”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Eric Idle (“Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St. Tickets at thewilbur.com Stephen Lane (“No Sanctuary: Teachers and the School Reform that Brought Gay Rights to the Masses”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library … Paul Doiron (“Rabid: A Mike Bowditch Story,” “Stay Hidden”) reads at 7 p.m. at Nichols Village, 1 Nichols Way, Groveland … Kerri Mahr (“The Kennedy Debutante”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books … Mitali Perkins (“You Bring Distant Near”) reads at 6 p.m. at Belmont Books.

    FRIDAY 

    Daniel J. Hopkins (“The Increasingly United States: How and Why American Political Behavior Nationalized”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … James Miller (“Can Democracy Work? A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Margot Wizansky and Gwen Jensen read at West Suburban YMCA, 276 Church St., Newton … Raúl the Third (illustrator, “Lowriders Blast from the Past”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Gabriela Alemán (“Poso Wells”) in conversation with Dick Cluster reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith.

    SATURDAY

    Joseph Sciorra (“Built With Faith: Italian American Imagination and Catholic Material Culture in New York City”) reads at 6 p.m. at I AM Books.189 North St. 

    Send announcements to boston.globe.bookings@gmail.comat least two weeks before event date. Events are subject to change. A full listing of events is available online at www.bostonglobe.com/arts/books.