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Chip Haynes (The Bicycle Book: Wit, Wisdom and Wanderings) will sign his book at 1 p.m. Saturday at Book Bank USA, 10500 Ulmerton Road, Largo.


Studio@620's Pen Is Mightier literary series presents authors Rosalie Peck and Jon Wilson discussing their nonfiction book St. Petersburg's Historic 22nd Street South. They will give a workshop at 3 p.m. and a reading and discussion at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the studio, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. The events are free. For reservations, call (727) 895-6620.

The Pleasant Places of Florida Scion of the Baker Street Irregulars holds its fall gathering at noon Saturday at the Rose & Crown Pub, 12850 Walsingham Road, Largo. The Adventure of the Stockbroker's Clerk will be featured. Unfortunately, neither the author, Dr. J.H. Watson, nor his literary agent, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, seems able to attend at this time, although it may be possible to contact Sir Arthur via a medium. For reservations, call (813) 973-4319.

To place an item in Book Talk, send author's name, book title, appearance time, date, venue name and address and a contact phone number to or Colette Bancroft, St. Petersburg Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg FL 33701. Deadline is 14 days before publication.