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Events: Ray Weaver, Mike Huckabee, Burton Hersh to sign books

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Ray Weaver (Tightrope to Justice) will sign his mystery novel at 1 p.m. today at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive.

TV personality and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (Can't Wait Till Christmas) will sign his new children's book at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Circle Books, 478 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota; and at noon Wednesday at Sam's Club, 3530 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland.

The Florida Holocaust Museum will present William Lagano and Ernst Drucker (Ernst: Escaping the Horrors of the Nazi Occupation) discussing their book at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the museum, 55 Fifth St. S, St. Petersburg.

The Florida Writers Association St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Main Library will present a Local Authors Showcase and Holiday Book Fair, featuring Aaron Alper, Margo Hammond, Mary Ann Marger, Rick Wilber and others, from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N. Participation is open to all Pinellas County published authors; contact John Rehg at [email protected] or (727) 492-6044.

Journalist and historian Burton Hersh (Edward Kennedy: An Intimate Biography) will sign his book at 3 p.m. Saturday at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

To place an item in Book Talk, send author's name, book title, appearance time, date, venue name and address, admission cost (if any) and a contact phone number to [email protected] or Colette Bancroft, St. Petersburg Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. Deadline is 14 days before publication.

Luka and the Fire

of Life

By Salman Rushdie

Random House,

218 pages, $25

Events: Ray Weaver, Mike Huckabee, Burton Hersh to sign books 12/04/10 [Last modified: Saturday, December 4, 2010 3:30am]
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