Friday, January 19, 2018
Books

Events: Ann Votta to sign memoir in Sarasota

Book Talk

Ann Votta (Reunited) will sign her memoir at 2 p.m. today at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main St., Sarasota.

Writers Conger Beasley Jr. (Hidalgo's Beard: A California Fantasy) and Therése Tappouni (The Gifts of Grief: Finding Light in the Darkness of Loss) will speak on writing and publishing at 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuance Galleries Tampa, 804 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa.

Friends of the Library of Tampa-Hillsborough County's Four Seasons Author Series presents bestselling novelist Angela Hunt (The Offering) at its Literary Luncheon at noon Friday at the University Club, 38th floor, 1 City Center, Tampa. Tickets $30; reservations required, (813) 273-3616 or [email protected]

James Warhola (Uncle Andy's and Uncle Andy's Cats), nephew of the artist Andy Warhol, will discuss and sign his children's books at a family event at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Salvador Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd. (Bayshore Drive at Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Admission, which includes light refreshments, is $5 or free with gallery admission; free for children under age 5.

Journalist T.D. Allman (Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State) will sign his book of history at 3 p.m. Saturday at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg; and at 6 p.m. Saturday at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1329 Main St., Sarasota.

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