Diana Abu-Jaber (Life Without a Recipe: A Memoir of Food and Family) will discuss and sign her memoir at 11 a.m. May 24 at Bookstore1, 1359 Main St., Sarasota.
Anda Peterson (Walks With Yogi: The Enlightenment Experiment) hosts "An Evening of Musings, Music and Mindfulness" at 7 p.m. May 26 at Wine Madonna, 111 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. The event is a benefit for Wordier Than Thou and CASA. Peterson will be joined by local writers Melissa Carroll, Heather Jones and Gloria Munoz. Guitarist Bryan Zink will also perform.
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