Dropkick Murphys. CREDIT: Kerry Brett The Dropkick Murphys will lend their sounds to support literacy.
Credit: Kerry Brett


Read Boston will celebrate local authors tonight at a fundraiser that will include an acoustic performance by Boston-born band Dropkick Murphys.



The reception, which organizers described as "intimate," will be held at Hotel Commonwealth.Tickets for the event are $35 per person, and are available by calling 617-918-5289 or visiting ReadBoston.org.


All proceeds benefit Read Boston.

Authors expected to attend include: Jack Beatty, Nicole Bernier, Daniel Bruce, Kevin Cullen & Shelley Murphy, Joe Finder, Meredith Goldstein, Paul Harding, Susan Hood, Eve LaPlante, Bill Littlefield, Pat Lowery Collins, Jackie MacMullan, William Martin, Brian McGrory, Claire Messud, Jason Landry, Robert Pinsky, Jim Ring, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Susan A. Shea, Casey Sherman, Courtney Sullivan, Larry Summers, Phil Vitti, and Jo Jo White.

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