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  1. Events: Author Lisa Unger, book critic Colette Bancroft to speak at luncheon


    Book Talk Stephanie A. Wynn (Readi — Set Go! A Simple Guide to Establishing a Successful Business) will hold a launch party for her book at 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at Books at Park Place, 10468 Roosevelt Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. …

  2. Notable: Beloved books


    Notable Beloved books Kids and adults will enjoy these new illustrated editions of classic books. …

  3. Events: Michael Koryta in conversation with Times book editor Colette Bancroft


    Book Talk …

  4. Critical Conversation: Colette Bancroft and Jay Cridlin on Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize (with video)


    What does it mean that Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature? Times Book Critic Colette Bancroft and Pop Music/Culture Critic Jay Cridlin weigh in.   Jay: I can honestly say I didn't have a horse in this race. Were you surprised? Were you rooting for anybody? …

    Bob Dylan before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, on May 29, 2012. Dylan, one of the world's most influential rock musicians, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Oct. 13, 2016, for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition, in the words of the Swedish Academy. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)
  5. Events: Leigh Bardugo to sign at new Inkwoods location


    Book Talk Historian John Prevas (Hannibal's Oath: The Life and Wars of Rome's Greatest Enemy) will appear at a launch party for his new biography at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa. …

  6. Notable: The Great Detective


    Notable The Great Detective Three new books offer very different takes on the influence of Sherlock Holmes. …

  7. Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows


    News shows Here is a listing of today's television news shows. Ch. 10, 8:30 a.m.: 10News Sunday Morning With the Tampa Bay Times — Book editor Colette Bancroft discusses the lineup of authors for the paper's 25th annual Festival of Reading. …

  8. Events: Essayist Robert Rebein to read at USF


    Book Talk East Lake Community Library's Authors Showcase presents Deanna Bennett (Anna: Going to America, Anna: American Journey and Anna: American Dream) discussing her trilogy of historical novels at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the libary, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. …

  9. Events: Tampa Bay Publishing Conference set for Oct. 7


    Book Talk …

  10. Review: J.A. Jance's 'Proof of Life' explores mystery in people's past, and a dog's


    Retirement isn't for everyone. …

     J.A. Jance is the author of Proof of Life and many other mysteries.
  11. Notable: Oh, brother


    Notable Oh, brother These new books look at the family dynamics of famous (or infamous) brothers. …

  12. Two Florida authors are finalists for Dayton Literary Peace Prize


    The finalists for the 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize have been announced, and Florida can boast two authors on the fiction list.  …

    Guests wait along Main Street USA for Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Halloween Parade at Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom.
(Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel)
  13. Colette Bancroft's favorite 2015 books — and a few she didn't like


    Picking 10 favorite books from the past year is always difficult. Not thinking of 10 books I loved — that's easy, in any year. The hard part is choosing which of the 30 or 40 other books I loved to leave out. …

  14. What to know about wine when hosting a dinner party


    If you host dinner parties built around wine, for guests who can spend hours debating the fine points of vintages and brix and terroir, and who will sniff if you serve that Bordeaux at five degrees off the optimal temperature, you're probably not looking for tips. …

  15. Wine of the week: Rainstorm Pinot Gris Oregon 2016


    I've never been on the pinot grigio bandwagon. Most examples of that Italian-born wine seem thin and sour to me, and just not very interesting. …

  16. Make a bucket list of all the fun things you want to do around Tampa Bay


    Maybe you've been here your whole life and done absolutely everything — been to every beach, art museum and local music hangout. Kudos to you, superhuman.  …

  17. Events: Authors to present 'Tampa Bay's Waterfront' at Oxford Exchange


    Book Talk Tampa native Arthur Savage and Tampa Bay History Center curator Rodney Kite-Powell will present and discuss their collaborative book, Tampa Bay's Waterfront, at noon Aug. 27 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. …

  18. Wine of the week: Pull 2012 Merlot Paso Robles


    It's still too hot out to even think about big heavy red wines, but you can take a break from chilled whites with a lighter red varietal. One fine choice would be Pull 2012 Merlot from Broken Earth Winery, in Paso Robles, Calif. …

  19. Notable: In the time of Trump


    Notable In the time of Trump We don't know what's on President Donald Trump's vacation reading list, but here are new books about him.  …

  20. Events: Photographer Henthorne to present book at Oxford Exchange


    Book Talk Photographer Henthorne (Between Worlds) will give a multimedia presentation and sign his book about ocean conservation at 1 p.m. Aug. 20 at Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. …

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