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Janet Keeler will discuss ‘The Immigrant Cookbook’ in St. Petersburg

On the other side of the bay, John Cinchett is also scheduled to sign ‘Vintage Tampa Signs and Scenes.'
The cover of "The Immigrant Cookbook," which podcaster and food journalist Janet Keeler will talk about at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter next week. [Interlink Pub Group]
Published Oct. 2
Updated Oct. 2

Nikki DeBartolo and Benjamin Heldfond (Our Happy Divorce) will discuss and sign their book. Free. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 253-0222. oxfordexchange.com.

John Cinchett (Vintage Tampa Signs and Scenes) will sign his book. Free; book sale proceeds benefit Bahamas Hurricane Relief Fund of Catholic Relief Services. 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Mama’s Family Kitchen Restaurant, 9312 N Florida Ave., Tampa.

Stephanie N. Brehm (America’s Most Famous Catholic (According to Himself): Stephen Colbert and American Religion in the Twenty-first Century) will discuss and sign her book. Free. 2 p.m. Sunday. Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 253-0222. oxfordexchhange.com/pages/calendar

Food journalist and podcaster Janet Keeler speaks on The Immigrant Cookbook: Foods That Make America Great. Noon-1 p.m. Tuesday. Cathedral Church of St. Peter, 140 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free; lunch available $5. (727) 822-4173. spcathedral.org.

Applications are available for vendors and volunteers for the 27th annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, Nov. 9 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. tampabay.com/expos/festival-of-reading.

Events are free unless otherwise noted. To place an item in Book Talk, send author’s name, book title, appearance time, date, venue name and address, admission cost (if any) and a contact phone number to cbancroft@tampabay.com (with “Book Talk” in subject line) or Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. Deadline is 14 days before publication.

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