Bestselling Tampa author Tim Dorsey (The Rip Tide Ultraglide) will discuss and sign his latest Florida crime novel at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (813) 273-4568
The 21st annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 26 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Get information and vendor applications at festivalofreading.com.
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