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Author Readings Around Boston October 23-29

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Peter Fisher (“What is dark matter?”) reads at 6 p.m. Harvard Bookstore . . . Chelsea Manning (“Readme.Txt: A memoir”) is in conversation with Robin Young in person at 6:30 p.m. WBUR CitySpace (Tickets are $15 for admission, $5 for students). . . Gale Galligan (“Freestyle: A Graphic Novel”) bed in person at 6:30 p.m. An unlikely story . . . Margaret Sullivan (“Confidential: Lessons (and worries) from an ink-stained life”) is in conversation with Joan Donovan in person at 7 p.m. Harvard Bookstore.

TUESDAY

Siddhartha Mukherjee (“The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human”) is in conversation with Gabrielle Emmanuel in person at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theater at an event hosted by Brookline Bookstore (Tickets are $35 for admission and a copy of the book). . . Kwan Kew Lai (“The girl who learned to fly”) reads in person at 7 p.m. Belmont Public Library . . . George Saunders (“Liberation Day: Stories”) is in conversation with Jenny Slate in person at 7 p.m. at the Old South Church at an event hosted by Harvard Bookstore (Tickets are $29.75 for admission and a copy of the book). . . Helen Benedict and Eyad Awadawnan (“Map of Hope and Sorrow: Stories of Refugees Trapped in Greece”) read at 7 p.m. on Harvard Bookstore . . . Hannah Reynolds (“Eight nights of flirting”) bed in person at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books: Cambridge Edition . . . Christina Inge (“Marketing Metrics: Leveraging Analytics and Data to Optimize Marketing Strategies”) bed in person at 7 p.m. at The Silver Unicorn Bookstore . . . Don Jose Ruiz (“The Fifth Accord: A Practical Guide to Self-Mastery”) reads in person at 7 p.m. at First Church UCC at an event hosted by Titcomb Bookstore (Tickets are $60 for admission). . . Stephanie LaCava (“I’m afraid my pain interests you”) bed in person at 7 p.m. at Trident booksellers . . . Shauna Robinson (“Maggie Banks’ Forbidden Bookstore”), Eva Jurczyk (“Department of Rare Books and Special Collections”), Sulari Gentill (“The woman in the library“), and CJ Carey (“Widowland”) read in person at 7 p.m. at An unlikely story (Tickets are $5 for admission).

WEDNESDAY

Maggie Stiefvater (“Greyware”) reads in person at 6 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theater at an event hosted by Brookline Bookstore (Tickets are $22 for admission and a copy of the book). . . Sara Farizan (“dead flip”) is in conversation with Caleb Seaver at 6 p.m. Titcomb Bookstore . . . Denise Gigante (“Book Madness: A History of Book Collectors in America”) reads at 7 p.m. Boston Athenaeum (Tickets are $5 for admission, free for members). . . Suzanne Frischkorn (“Fixed Star”), rich susan (“Postcard and Card Gallery: New and Selected Poems”), Soren Stockman (“Elephant“), and Jon Woodward (“strange valley”) read in person at 7 p.m. at Grolier Poetry Bookstore . . . Steven W. Thrasher (“The viral subclass: the human toll when inequality and disease collide”) is in conversation with Victor Ray in person at 7 p.m. Harvard Bookstore . . . Genna Rose Nethercott (“Thistle-foot”) bed in person at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books: Cambridge Edition . . . Mike Duncan (“Heroes of two worlds: the Marquis de Lafayette at the time of the revolution”) bed in person at 8 p.m. The Wilbur Theater (Tickets are $35 for admission).

THURSDAY

Nina West (“The kind of you”) bed in person at 10 a.m. at All the books she’s written . . . Bartels EB (“Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Beyond”) reads in person at 6 p.m. Boston Public Library’s Roslindale Branch . . . Stacy Schiff (“The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams”) is in conversation with Catherine Grace Katz in person at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theater at an event hosted by Harvard Bookstore (Tickets are $6 for admission and $37.25 for admission and a copy of the book). . . Stephanie Scorow (“The Great Boston Fire: The Inferno That Nearly Incinerated the City”) bed in person at 6:30 p.m. Charlestown branch of the Boston Public Library . . . Claribel A. Ortega and Rose Bousamra (“Frizzy”) read in person at 6:30 p.m. at An unlikely story . . . Claudia Lux (“Sign here”) is in conversation with Jilly Gagnon in person at 7 p.m. Brookline Bookstore . . . David Blair (“Arsonville”), fried daisy (“The year the city emptied: after Baudelaire”), Irina Mashinsky (“Cardinal Points #7: Literary Annual“), and Denis Nurkse (“A Land of Strangers: New and Selected Poems”) read in person at 7 p.m. at Grolier Poetry Bookstore . . . Lawrence Millman (“The Last Bear Speaker: My Encounters in the North”) bed in person at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books: Cambridge Edition . . . Casey Sherman (“Helltown: The Untold Story of a Cape Cod Serial Killer”) bed in person at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books (Tickets are $5 for admission and $28.68 for admission and a copy of the book).

FRIDAY

Bill Keller (“What is jail for? : Punishment and Rehabilitation in the Age of Mass Incarceration”) is in conversation with Jill Abrahamson at 6 p.m. Harvard Bookstore . . . Stacy Schiff (“The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams”) is in conversation with Sara Georgini in person at 6 p.m. Massachusetts Historical Society (Tickets are $10 for admission, free for members, EBT cardholders, and virtual attendees). . . Ross Gay (“Encourage Joy: Essays”) bed in person at 7 p.m. at Brookline Bookstore (Tickets are $27 for admission and a copy of the book). . . Greg Melville (“Above My Corpse: Uncovering the Hidden History of American Cemeteries”) is in conversation with Matthew Stephens in person at 7 p.m. Harvard Bookstore . . . Fitzpatrick cat (“The Call-Out: A Rhyming Novel”) is in conversation with Cecile Gentili in person at 7 p.m. Porter Square Books: Boston Edition.

SATURDAY

The Boston Book Festival takes place in and around Copley Square all day Saturday — visit bostonbookfest.org for details… Susie Spikol (“The Animal Adventurer’s Guide: How to Prowl for an Owl, Make Snail Slime, and Catch a Frog With Your Bare Hands: 50 Activities to Go Wild with Animals”) bed in person at 11 a.m. at The Silver Unicorn Bookstore.