Paul Theroux (“The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store
Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy (“Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice”) read at 7 p.m. in the Jones Room, Tufts Library, 46 Broad St., Weymouth . . . Abby Glassenberg (“The Artful Bird”), Kari Chapin (“Grow Your Handmade Business”), Stacey Trock (“Crocheted Softies”), Rochelle Bourgault, and Virginia Johnson read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith . . . Margalit Fox (“The Riddle of the Labyrinth”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store
Alice Hoffman (“Dovekeepers”) reads at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Library, 685 Tremont St. . . . Jessica Wapner (“The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Luis Herman (“Future Primal: How Our Wilderness Origins Show Us the Way Forward”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop . . . Anthony Martignetti (“Lunatic Heroes”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . Dennis Lehane (”Live By Night”) reads at 7:00 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (“Americanah”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store . . . Kim Triedman (“Plum(b)”) and Donna Johnson (“Selvage”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books
Jim Gaffigan (“Dad Is Fat”) reads at 6 p.m. at Coolidge Corner Theatre ($5 tickets) . . . Qais Akbar Omar (“A Fort of Nine Towers”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . Dick Lehr (“Whitey: The Life of America’s Most Notorious Mob Boss”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Brighton Branch Library, 40 Academy Hill Rd., Brighton . . . Ramona Ausubel (“A Guide to Being Born”) and Austin Ratner (“In the Land of the Living”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books . . . Abigail Tarttelin (“Golden Boy”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store
Anne Champion (“Reluctant Mistress”) and Brian Sousa (“Almost Gone”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith
Todd McLeish (“Narwhals”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline BooksmithSend announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks before event date. Events are subject to change. A full listing of events is available online at www.boston.com/ae/books/blog/.