Latvala has been a political fixture in the bay area, serving as a Pinellas County commissioner since 2000. Latvala was also a member of the Pinellas County School Board from 1992 to 2000. However, the moderate Republican from Palm Harbor recently announced she will not …
Books within books
In historical fiction and memoir, these new books mirror other great literary works.
Journalist T.D. Allman (Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State) will sign his book of history at 2 p.m. March 9 at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
About 50 pages into Jeff VanderMeer's new novel, Annihilation, I felt the onset of a panic attack. Annihilation is successfully creepy, an old-style gothic horror novel set in a not-too-distant future. The best bits turn your mind inside out.
Most of the time, author Stephen King stays low key while enjoying his winter home in Casey Key. But he'll be signing his latest giant bestseller, Doctor Sleep, the satisfyingly scary sequel to The Shining, at 4 p.m. on March 16 at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main St., Sarasota. Fans must have a ticket to …
F or those of us who are mad for books, that love most likely first struck in childhood.
Ann Votta (Reunited) will sign her memoir at 2 p.m. today at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main St., Sarasota.
Women making history
For Women's History Month, new books for young readers look at women in American history.
In January, after a career as a writer and teacher of writing that has spanned six decades, Janet Burroway was named the 2014 recipient of the Florida Humanities Council's Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing.
Thomas Christopher Greene
In the acknowledgments of The Headmaster's Wife, Greene shares that he began writing the novel while sitting with his second daughter, Jane, in the neonatal intensive care unit at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The baby was born prematurely and …