Okey Ndibe (Never Look an American in the Eye: A Memoir of Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian American) will discuss and sign his book at the One Book, One Nightstand event at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa. Order the book from the store to ensure a seat at inkwoodbooks.com.
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