Ty Burr (“Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame”) reads at 3 p.m. at Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord . . . Gina D’Amico (“Scorch”) reads at 5 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith
Louise Erdrich (“Round House”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Sam Baltrusis (“Ghosts of Boston: Haunts of the Hub”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop
Sara Lawrence Lightfoot (“The Third Chapter: Risk, Passion and Adventure in the 25 Years After Fifty”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End branch of the Boston Public Library, 685 Tremont St. . . . Joanne Harris (“Peaches for Father Francis”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith . . . Mark Siegel (“Sailor Twain”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books
Heli Meltsner (“Poorhouses of Massachusetts: A Cultural and Architectural History”) reads at 6 p.m. in the Orientation Room, Boston Public Library, Copley . . . Stewart O’Nan (“The Odds”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . Caleb Daniloff (“Running Ransom Road: Confronting the Past, One Marathon at a Time”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Elinor Lipman (“Tweet Land of Liberty”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith
David Macaulay (“The New Way Things Work”) reads at 6 p.m. in Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, Copley . . . Leslea Newman (“October Mourning”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . Hanna Rosin (“ The End of Men”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith
David R. Slavitt (“Overture”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . John Banville (“Ancient Light”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets) . . . M. Scott Douglass (“Hard to Love”), Paul Hostovsky (“A Little in Love a Lot”), and Colin D. Halloran (“Shortly Thereafter”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith
Nancy Hachisu (“Japanese Farm Food”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tags Hardware, Porter Square
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