The Cathedral Church of St. Peter's book talk series presents Bob Devin Jones, artistic director of Studio@620, discussing Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Americanah at noon Oct. 13 at the church, 140 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free; lunch $5.
Abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart (My Story) will discuss her book at a benefit for Selah Freedom, an organization that fights sex trafficking, at 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at Sudakoff Center, New College, 5845 General Dougher Place, Sarasota. Tickets $95 and up at selahfreedom.com.
Tampa Bay Times staff writer Ben Montgomery (Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail) will discuss and sign his nonfiction book at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E.
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