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Book Talk: Janette Sadik-Khan to speak at Tampa Theatre

There’s also a children’s book fair at Oxford Exchange in Tampa.
Janette Sadik-Khan is the author of "Street Fight."
Janette Sadik-Khan is the author of "Street Fight." [ Olugbenro Photography ]
Published Jun. 2

The OE Children’s Book Fair presents more than 20 local children’s authors, an all-day story corner and a book-themed scavenger hunt from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 5 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free.

The Oxford Exchange presents transportation and urban transformation expert Janette Sadik-Khan discussing and signing her book “Street Fight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution” at 6:30 p.m. June 7 at Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. Tickets cost $35 at the door or $36 online; includes a paperback copy of the book. oxfordexchange.com/pages/calendar.

Tombolo Books presents Andrew Holleran in conversation about his new Florida-set novel about the AIDS epidemic, “The Kingdom of Sand,” with author David Sanchez at 7 p.m. June 7 at the bookstore, 2153 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free; RSVP at tombolobooks.com/events.

Cafe con Tampa presents historian Gary Mormino discussing his new book, “Dreams in the New Century: Instant Cities, Shattered Hopes, and Florida’s Turning Point,” at 8 a.m. June 10 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Admission is $12 (includes breakfast) at the door.

Book Talk is a listing of in-person author appearances in the Tampa Bay area in the coming week. 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 the subject line. Deadline is 14 days before publication.

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