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Valley Readings: These author appearances, readings and book events are happening this week


Thursday, November 10, 2016

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

BARNES & NOBLE: Corinne Demas and Artemis Roehrig, co-authors of “Are Pilots Polite” and “Does a Fiddler Crab Fiddle?” will read from their books Saturday, noon, at the bookstore, Mountain Farms Mall, 335 Russell St., Hadley

BROADSIDE BOOKSHOP: Readings by contributors to the Gallery of Readers’ Anthology 2017: Celebrating Writers of the Pioneer Valley,” Nov. 15, 7 p.m., the bookstore, 247 Main St., Northampton. 586-4235

MB Cashetta reads from her new book of short stories, “Pretend I'm Your Friend,” Wednesday, 7 p.m., Broadside Bookshop, 247 Main St., Northampton

BRYANT HOMESTEAD: A reading by Hilltown poets will be held Thursday, 6:30 p.m., William Cullen Bryant Homestead, Cummington. 628-4485

CALVIN THEATRE: Susana Millman talks about her book “Alive with the Dead: A Fly on the Wall with a Camera” Saturday, 8 p.m., before a performance by tribute band Dark Star Orchestra, Calvin Theatre, 19 King St., Northampton

HISTORIC NORTHAMPTON: John Irving Clapp, author of “The Lost Village of Roberts Meadow: Northampton's Forgotten Settlement,” talks about his book Sunday, 2 p.m., Historic Northampton, 46 Bridge St, Northampton

JONES LIBRARY: Editors Max Page and Marla Miller speak about their new book, “Bending the Future: Fifty Ideas for the Next Fifty Years of Historic Preservation in the United States,” Monday, 7 p.m., at the library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. Part of the series “UMass Reads” at the Jones. 259-3090

ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Maria Padian reads from her novel “Wrecked,” Saturday, 4 p.m., at the bookstore, in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. 534-7307 Robert Shaw and Jocelyn Mosman read their poetry Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Mark Giofriddo and Jeannie Giofriddo read from their new book, “Good Night, Dear Hart, Good Night,” Wednesday, 7 p.m. Sabrina Murray reads from her novel “Valiant Gentleman” Thursday, 7 p.m.

SMITH COLLEGE: Perugia Press hold a 20th Anniversary Reunion Reading Saturday, 7:30 p.m., with Perugia Press poets, Neilson Browsing Room, at the college in Northampton. Suggested donation $20. 348-6635. editor@perugiapress.com Perugia Press Prize-winning poets

Lisa Allen Ortiz, Corrie Williamson and Gail Martin read from their work Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Helen Hills Hills Chapel

STONE HOUSE MUSEUM: Robert Cox, co-author of “A History of Chowder: Four Centuries of a New England Meal,” will read from his work Thursday, 7 p.m., Stone House Museum, 20 Maple St., Belchertown

WORLD EYE BOOKSHOOP: Johnny Memphis, author of “Music in the Air: A History of the Green River Festival, 1986-2016,” will read from his book Saturday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., World Eye Bookshop, 156 Main St., Greenfield. 772-2186

WORLD WAR II CLUB: Northampton Poetry holds an open mic Tuesday, 8 p.m., followed by a poetry slam. $4 admission; $3 students, 50 Conz St., Northampton. northamptonpoetry.com