University of Tampa sociology professor Ryan Cragun (Could I Vote for a Mormon for President? An Election Year Guide to Mitt Romney's Religion) will discuss and sign his book at 7 p.m. Thursday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave,. Tampa.
Tim Dorsey (Pineapple Grenade) will discuss and sign his latest comic Florida crime novel at 7 p.m. Thursday at Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S, Gulfport.
Lawrence Broer (Vonnegut and Hemingway: Writers at War), professor emeritus of the University of South Florida English department, will discuss and sign his book about the two major American authors at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Carrollwood, 11802 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa.
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