Journalist Cathy Salustri (BackRoads to Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida) will discuss and sign her book at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE.
The Florida Conversations series presents Times reporter Craig Pittman (Oh, Florida! How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country) discussing and signing his book at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa.
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