Books

BOOKINGS

Local author readings

SUNDAY

Jonathan Wilson (“Kick and Run: Memoir With Soccer Ball”) reads at 2 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Susan Podziba (“Civic Fusion: Mediating Polarized Public Disputes”) reads at 4 p.m. at Porter Square Books

MONDAY

Kathleen Aguero (“After That”) and Ellen Steinbaum (“Brightness Falls”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books … Alice Hoffman (“Survival Lessons”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Hallie Ephron (“There Was an Old Woman”) and Hank Phillippi Ryan (“The Wrong Girl”) read at 7 p.m. at the Westwood Public Library, 660 High St., Westwood … Martin Sandler (“The Letters of John F. Kennedy”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

TUESDAY

Robert McKersie (“A Decisive Decade”) reads at 7 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester … Ellen Stimson (“Mud Season”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith … Nate Kenyon (“Day One”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Harvard Coop … Barbara Ross (“Clammed Up”) and Ron MacLean (“Headlong”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Craig Miller (“This Is How it Feels: A Memoir of Attempting Suicide and Finding LIfe”) reads at 7 p.m. at Needham Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave., Needham

WEDNESDAY

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Nan Cuba (“Body and Bread”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Will Self (“Umbrella”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Lester Brown (“Breaking New Ground: A Personal History”) reads at 7 p.m. at Cambridge Forum, 3 Church St., Cambridge … Helen Fremont (“After Long Silence”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at the Gloucester Writers Center, 126 E. Main Street

THURSDAY

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Donna Tartt (“The Goldfinch”) reads at 6 p.m. at the Brattle Theatre ($5 tickets at Harvard Book Store) … Tracy Chevalier (“The Last Runaway”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books

FRIDAY

Karen V. Hansen (“Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930”) reads at 3 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Monique Demery (“Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam’s Madame Nhu”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store … Timothy Gager (“The Shutting Door”), Christopher Boucher (“How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive”), Carrie Causie (“Ear to the Wall”), and Randy Wittwer (“Gone & Gone”) read at 8 p.m. at Out of the Blue Art Gallery, 106 Prospect St., Cambridge

SATURDAY

David Cleveland (“Love’s Attraction”) reads at 2 p.m. at Book Ends, 559 Main St., Winchester

Events are subject to change. A full listing of events is available online at www.boston.com /ae/books/blog