James Geary (“I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Book Shop, 65 Main St., Concord . . . David Barber (“Wonder Cabinet”), X.J. Kennedy (“In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus”), F.D. Reeve (“Nathaniel Purple”) read in honor of Robert Frost at 4 p.m. at the Longfellow National Historic Site, 105 Brattle St., Cambridge.
Josh Henkin (“The World Without You”) and Nichole Bernier (“The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith.
Paul Levy (“Goal Play! Leadership Lessons from the Soccer Field”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith . . . Christopher R. Beha (“What Happened to Sophie Wilder”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Alexandra Fuller (“Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books.
Christopher Beha (“What Happened to Sophie Wilder”) and Dawn Tripp (“Game of Secrets”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books . . . Alice Mattison (“When We Argued All Night”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith.
Stephen Prothero (“The American Bible: How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Define a Nation”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith . . . Rachel L. Swarns (“American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Michael Mann (“The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches From the Front Lines”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop . . . Mitra Shavarini (“Desert Roots: A Journey”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley . . . Michael Rutstein and Racket Shreve (“The Privateering Stroke”) read at 7 p.m. at the Salem Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty St., Salem . . . Beverly Ford and Stephanie Schorow (“The Boston Mob Guide”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books
Hal Ackerman (“Stein, Stung”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop . . . Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya (“The Watch: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store
David A. Kelly (“The All-Star Joker”) reads at 2 p.m. for ages 4 and up at Newtonville Books