Taylor Jenkins Reid (The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo) will discuss and sign her novel about Hollywood at 1 p.m. today at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.
St. Petersburg author Lonnie Cloud Walker Dushane (Red Rock Miracle) will sign and discuss his memoir at 2 p.m. today at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
Sixteen local authors will discuss and sign their books in various genres at a Local Author Meet 'n' Greet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. today at Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave., Tampa.
Lu Vickers (Cypress Gardens: America's Tropical Wonderland) will discuss and sign her book at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Seminole Historical Society Museum, 7464 Ridge Road, Seminole.
Applications are now available at tampabay.com/expos/festival-of-reading for authors, vendors and volunteers for the 2017 Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, which will take place Nov. 11 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
Events are free unless otherwise noted. 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] (with "Book Talk" in subject line) or Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. Deadline is 14 days before publication.