David Ferry and Wendy Drexler read poetry at 2 p.m. at the Brookline Public Library Main Branch, 361 Washington St., Brookline Village.
Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi (“Call Me Zebra: A Novel”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Tamora Pierce (“Tempests and Slaughter”) reads at 6 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith, ticket information found at https://www.brooklinebooksmith.com/events/
Meredith Nnoka, Marney Rathbun, and Abe Louise Young read poetry at 7:30 p.m. at the Alumnae House Conference Hall, Smith College, 33 Elm St, Northampton ... Steve Coll (“Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan”) reads at 7 p.m. at th e Harvard Book Store ... Michael Meltsner (“With Passion: An Activist Lawyer’s Life”) reads at 7 p.m. at at Porter Square Books ... Gordon S. Wood (“Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson”) reads at 6 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Columbia Point.
U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo reads poetry at 7:30 p.m at Homestead Bakery & Cafe, Fields Corner, 1448 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester ... Derek Thompson (“The Hit Makers: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... Lauren Slater (“Blue Dreams: The Science and the Story of the Drugs that Changed Our Minds”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Book Store … Andrew Morton (“Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy”) reads at 6 p.m. in Rabb Hall at the Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street.
Amy Bloom (“White Houses”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Book Store... Dr. Steven Hatch (“Inferno: A Doctor’s Ebola Story”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury... Rachel Herz (“Why You Eat What You Eat: The Science Behind Our Relationship With Food”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury... Peter Gizzi, Kythe Heller, Kevin McLellan and Jackie Wang read poetry at 6 p.m. at the Woodberry Poetry Room, Lamont Library, Room 330, 11 Quincy St, Cambridge.
Alexander Bevilacqua (“The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Harvard Book Store ... Elizabeth Flock (“The Heart Is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Book Store... Robert B. Reich (“The Common Good”) reads at 7 p.m. at the First Parish Church, 1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge.
Susan Cooper (“The Boggart Fights Back”) reads at 3 p.m. at Porter Square Books
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