Oceanographer Abby Sallenger (Island in a Storm: A Rising Sea, a Vanishing Coast, and a Nineteenth-Century Disaster that Warns of a Warmer World) will talk about and sign his book about an 1856 hurricane at 1 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble St. Petersburg, 2501 Tyrone Blvd.
Engineer and author Joe Torregiante (The Aerospace Assault on Planet Earth) will sign his book about global climate change at 2 p.m. Saturday at Book Bank, USA, 10500 Ulmerton Road, Largo.
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