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    Greater Boston author readings Oct. 15-21

    Sunday

    Renée Kurilla (“The Pickwicks’ Picnic”) reads at 10:30 a.m. at Brookline Booksmith ... Ridley Pearson (“Lock & Key: The Downward Spiral”) reads at 4 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley

    Monday

    Kieran Setiya (“Midlife: A Philosophical Guide”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store ... Ray Anthony Shepard (“Now or Never!: Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry’s War to End Slavery”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... Sarah Schmidt (“See What I Have Done”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

    Tuesday

    Malinda Lo (“A Line in the Dark”) and E.K. Johnston (“That Inevitable Victorian Thing”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... Barbara Ehrlich White (“Renoir”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge ... Avi (“The Player King”) reads at 7 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley ($5 tickets at http://store.wellesleybooks.com/event/avi) ... Stephen Puleo (“American Treasures”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury

    Wednesday

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    KL Pereira (“A Dream Between Two Rivers: Stories of Liminality”) and Minna Zallman Proctor (“Landslide: True Stories”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store ... Melinda Ponder (“Katharine Lee Bates: From Sea to Shining Sea”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... Roseanne Montillo (“Fire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early Olympic Women”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith ... Scott Kelly (“Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Back Bay Events Center ($20 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/scott_kelly/)

    Thursday

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    Gabrielle Zevin (“Young Jane Young”) reads at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith ... Michael Holley (“Belichick and Brady: Two Men, the Patriots, and How They Revolutionized Football”) reads at 7 p.m. at the Concord Bookshop, 65 Main Street, Concord ... Elise Paschen (“The Nightlife”) and Karl Kirchwey (“Stumbling Blocks: Roman Poems”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books ... Daniel Golden (“Spy Schools”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave, Cambridge ... Sam Baltrusis (“13 Most Haunted Inns & Hotels in New England”) reads at 7 p.m. at Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St., Tewksbury ... Paul Butler (“Chokehold: Policing Black Men”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store ... Billy Collins (“The Rain in Portugal”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at First Parish in Bedford, 75 Great Rd., Bedford ($16 tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/billy-collins-poetry-reading-tickets-37711126996#tickets) ... Elizabeth Carter Wellington (“Circus Girl”) reads at 7:30 p.m. at Needham Free Public Library, 1129 Highland Avenue, Needham

    Friday

    Melissa Lozada-Oliva (“peluda”) and Jess Rizkallah (“the magic my body becomes”) read at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store ... Julia Denos and E.B. Goodale (“Windows”) read at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books . . . David Friend (“The Naughty Nineties: The Triumph of the American Libido”) reads at 7 p.m. at Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St., Belmont

    Saturday

    Julia Denos and E.B. Goodale (“Windows”) read at 10:30 a.m. at Coolidge Corner Branch Library, 31 Pleasant St., Brookline ... Cheryl Malone (“Elephants Walk Together”) reads at 2 p.m. at Wellesley Books, 82 Central St., Wellesley

    Terence Cawley can be reached at terence.cawley@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @terence_cawley