Photographer Jean Fruth (Grassroots Baseball: Where Legends Begin), Hall of Famer Wade Boggs and Tony Saladino will appear at a discussion and signing of Fruth’s book. Admission $5, applicable to book purchase. 6:30 p.m. Monday. Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 253-0222. oxfordexchange.com.
Actor and author Maulik Pancholy (The Best at It) will discuss and sign his debut novel for middle-grade readers. Admission $5, applicable to book purchase. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 253-0222. oxfordexchange.com.
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