Barbara Sorey (Florida Girl), 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave.
Dave Scheiber (co-author with Bob Delaney of Covert: My Years Infiltrating the Mob), 7 p.m. Thursday, Barnes & Noble USF St. Petersburg, 500 Third St. S.
Nicole Galland (Crossed: A Tale of the Fourth Crusade), 7 p.m. Thursday, Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
Bruce Hunt (Florida Then & Now), 3 p.m. Saturday, Circle Books, 478 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota.
The Florida Studies Program at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg will present Dorothy Weik Smiljanich at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Williams House, 511 Second St. S. Smiljanich, a journalist who has worked for several Florida newspapers, will discuss her book Then Sings My Soul: The Scott Kelly Story. The book is a biography of Kelly, who ran for governor of Florida twice in the 1960s.
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