Rafael Campo (“Comfort Measures Only: New and Selected Poems, 1994–2016”) and Joan Naviyuk Kane (“Another Bright Departure”) read at 8 p.m. at Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge. ... Joanne Chang (“Pastry Love”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester. ... Richard A. Johnson (“The Pats: An Illustrated History of the New England Patriots”) reads at noon at the State Library of Massachusetts, Room 341, Massachusetts State House.
Karthika Nair (“Until the Lions: Echoes From the Mahabharata”) and Nina MacLaughlin (“Wake, Siren”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith. ... Hester Fox (“The Widow of Pale Harbor”) reads at 7 p.m. at Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St., Belmont. ... Jackie MacMullan (“Basketball: A Love Story”) in conversation with Matthew Goodman (“The City Game: Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team”) at 7 p.m. at Silver Unicorn Bookstore, 12 Spruce St., Acton. ... Michael Lerner (“Revolutionary Love: A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store.
Lee Bacon (“The Last Human”) reads at 6 p.m. at Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St., Belmont. ... Suzanne Staubach (“A Garden Miscellany: An Illustrated Guide to the Elements of the Garden”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store.
Lillian-Yvonne Bertram (“How Narrow My Escapes”) reads at 5:30 p.m. at Brown University, McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown St., Providence. ... Tricia Silverman (“Healthy Dividends: Investments in Nutrition, Movement, and Fitness That Pay Off") reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley.
Eileen Cleary and Matthew Sisson (“Please, Call Me Moby”) read at 7 p.m. at West Suburban YMCA, 276 Church St., Newton. ... Martha Collins (“Night Unto Night: Poems”), Frannie Lindsay (“If Mercy: Poems”), and Fred Marchant (“Said Not Said: Poems”) read at 7 p.m. at The Old Manse, 269 Monument St., Concord. ... Timothy Gager (“Every Day There Is Something About Elephants”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Home.stead Bakery and Cafe, 1448 Dorchester Ave., Fields Corner, Dorchester.
Judith Baumel (“The Kangaroo Girl”), George Kovach (“The Light Outside”), Oksana Lutsyshyna (“Liubovne Zhyttia”), and Ben Mazer (“Selected Poems”) read at 1 p.m. at Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge. ... Maxine Chernoff (“American Heaven: A Novel”) and Anna V.Q. Ross (“Figuring: Poems”) read at 4 p.m. at The MIT Press Bookstore, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. ... Jason Tandon (“The Actual World: Poems”) reads at 6 p.m. at Bedlam Book Cafe, 138 Green St., Worcester. ... Wayne Miller (“Burn Boston Burn: The Story of the Largest Arson Case in the Country”) reads at 1 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Stallbrook Marketplace, 270 Hartford Ave., Bellingham. ... Matt Robinson (“Lions. Tigers, &... Bulldogs? An Unofficial Guide to the Legends & Lore of the Ivy League”) reads at 1 p.m. at New England Mobile Book Fair, 241 Needham St., Newton.