Local author readings


Catherine Gilbert Murdock (“Heaven Is Paved with Oreos”) reads at 1 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith . . . Martin W. Sandler (“The Letters of John F. Kennedy”) reads at 3 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main St., Concord . . .
Andre Dubus III (“Dirty Love”) reads at 4 p.m. at the Paul Pratt Memorial Library, 35 Ripley Road, Cohasset


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. at Brookline Booksmith



Laura van den Berg (“The Isle of Youth”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books . . . Zygmunt Plater (“The Snail Darter and the Dam: How Pork-Barrel Politics Endangered a Little Fish and Killed a River”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books, Cambridge


Michael J. Stedman (“A for Argonaut”) reads at 10 a.m. at Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St., Newton . . . Jonathan Miles (“Want Not”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . James Whitfield Thomson (“Lies You Wanted to Hear”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books


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Alan Dershowitz (“Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law”) reads 6:30 p.m. at C. Walsh Theatre, Suffolk University, Suffolk University, 55 Temple St., Boston . . . Francesca Lia Block (“Love in the Time of Global Warming”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley . . . Junot Diaz (“This is How You Lose Her”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books


Jenny Feldon (“Karma Gone Bad: How I Learned to Love Mangos, Bollywood, and Water Buffalo: A Memoir”) reads at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books . . . Brot Coburn (“The Vast Unknown: America’s First Ascent of Everest”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books


Maura McEnaney (“Willard Garvey: An Epic Life”) reads at 2 p.m. at Bestsellers Cafe, 24 High St., Medford . . . Jon F. Merz (“The Undead Hordes of Kan-Gul”) reads at 3 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St., Westborough . . . Lodro Rinzler (“Walk Like a Buddha”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith . . . Julia Spencer-Fleming (“Through the Evil Days”) reads at 7 p.m. at Jabberwocky Bookshop, at 50 Water St., Newburyport

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