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Local author readings


Marilynne K. Roach (“Six Women of Salem”) reads at 2 p.m. at Newtonville Books . . . Diane Fresquez (“A Taste of Molecules”) reads at 2 p.m. at the Harvard Coop . . . Catherynne Valente (“The Girl Who Soared Above Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two”) reads at 2:30 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley


George Hassett (“Gangsters of Boston”) at 10:30 a.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St.. . . Maud Casey (“The Man Who Walked Away”) and Karen Russell (“Vampires in the Lemon Grove”) at 4:30 p.m. at Wellesley College, Newhouse Center, 106 Central St., Green Hall. . . Martha Collins (“White Papers”) and Lee Sharkey (“Calendars of Fire”) at 7 p.m. at Harvard-Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge


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Robert Sabuda (“The Little Mermaid”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . Kevin Barry (“Dark Lies the Island: Stories”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Alice Hoffman (“Survival Lessons”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books . . . Stephen Jimenez (“The Book Of Matt: Hidden Truths About the Murder of Matthew Shepard”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop


Andrea Köhler (“The Waiting Game”) reads at 4:30 p.m. at the Center for the Humanities at Tufts University, 48 Professors Row, Medford . . . Amy Grace Loyd (“The Affairs of Others”) and Jessica Keener (“Women in Bed”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books.


Mark Robert Schneider (“Joe Moakley’s Journey”) at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Plain Branch Library, 12 Sedgwick St. . . . Ray Charbonneau (“The 27th Mile”) at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St.. . . Kim Triedman (“The Other Room”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . Anthony Sammarco (“A History of Howard Johnson’s”) at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop


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Carla Kaplan (“Miss Anne in Harlem”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Steve DiFillippo (“It’s all About the Guest”) at 6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at BU, 660 Beacon St.


Alessandra Zagame (“H.O.M.E.”) reads at 12 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, Westborough Shopping Center, 18 Lyman St., Westborough . . . Joseph R. Gallo Jr. (“Boston Bronze & Stone Speak To Us”), with sculptor David Phillips, reads at 3 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford

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