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Greater Boston author readings Aug. 25-31

A weekly calendar of literary events.

story behind the book | kate tuttle

Ibram X. Kendi explores why ‘not racist’ doesn’t equal ‘anti-racist’

The author of “How to Be an Antiracist” speaks with the Globe’s Renée Graham on Wednesday at Coolidge Corner Theatre

bibliophiles

Nell Zink on German authors, selective shelving, and sailing through ‘Byzantium’

The novelist reads from her new book “Doxology” at Harvard Book Store on September 12.

book review

A Cross River of the mind in ‘The World Doesn’t Require You’

Rion Amilcar Scott returns readers to a world where history is stranger than fiction

book review

Jason DeParle offers an immersively reported reflection on contemporary migration

Jason DeParle offers an immersively reported reflection on contemporary migration

story behind the book | kate tuttle

‘Love at First Like’ a tale of social media engagement – of a sort

Elite Daily dating editor Hannah Orenstein will read on Tuesday at Porter Square Books

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Téa Obreht’s ‘Inland’ a poetic journey into loneliness and the American West

The author pours considerable magic and sorrow and humor into her long-awaited second novel.