By Colette Bancroft
Times Book Editor
Novelist Michael Knight (At Briarwood School for Girls) will discuss and sign his novel. Admission $5, applicable toward book purchase. 6:30 p.m. Monday. Oxford Exchange 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 253-0222. oxfordexchange.com/pages/calendar.
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.
Book Talk 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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.