Valley Readings: March 17-23

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:

AMHERST BOOKS:  Novelist James Hannahan reads from his work Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the bookshop at 8 Main St., Amherst. 256-1547

ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Elinor Lipman reads from her new novel, “On Turpentine Lane,” Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the bookstore, in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. 534-7307

OFF THE COMMON BOOKSHOP: Jane Yolen reads from her poetry collection “Before The Vote After” Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the bookshop at Collective Copies, 71 South Pleasant Street, Amherst. 413-992-7408

WHATELY PUBLIC LIBRARY: UMass Journalism Professor Steve Fox presents "News Literacy: Who do I believe?” about how to sort through today's countless news sources to find factual news, on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the library, 202 Chestnut Plain Road, Whately. 413-665-2170

WORLD WAR II CLUB: Northampton Poetry holds an open mic Tuesday, 8 p.m. at the club, 50 Conz St., Northampton. $4 admission, $3 students. northamptonpoetry.com