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Colson Whitehead to speak at Tampa Theatre about his new novel 'The Nickel Boys'

Colson Whitehead’s latest book is “The Nickel Boys.” On Thursday, the author will speak at Tampa Theatre. [Madeline Whitehead]
Colson Whitehead’s latest book is “The Nickel Boys.” On Thursday, the author will speak at Tampa Theatre. [Madeline Whitehead]
Published Jul. 24, 2019

The Oxford Exchange presents award-winning author Colson Whitehead (The Nickel Boys), in conversation with Tampa Bay Times book editor Colette Bancroft. Tickets $38 for one admission, $48 for two admissions; all ticket packages include one presigned copy of The Nickel Boys. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286 or tampatheatre.org.

Applications are available for authors, 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/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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