Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas presents the author of bestselling novel The Handmaid’s Tale (the basis for the Hulu series) discussing her new novel The Testaments, her sequel to Handmaid’s Tale. The interview will be filmed the day of the book’s publication and screened that evening. Price varies by theater. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park, (727) 525-7777; Cinebistro, 1609 W Swann Ave., Tampa, (813) 514-8300; and Woodlands Square 20, 3128 Tampa Road, Oldsmar, (727) 771-6643.
Applications are available for vendors and volunteers for the 27th annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, which will be Nov. 9 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. tampabay.com.
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