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By PIPER JONES CASTILLO
Published May 13, 2007
Anita Lowe(Anxious Endeavors and The Bend in the River), 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Tarpon Springs Friends of the Library, 138 E Lemon St.
Susan Hubbard (In the Society of S), 6 p.m. Tuesday, Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sarasota News and Books, 1341 Main St., Sarasota.
Mary Dresser (Sunset for Eagles), 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor.
Joan Hess (Damsels in Distress: A Claire Malloy Mystery), 3 p.m. Saturday, Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
Tampa resident Ted Hull, formerly Stevie Wonder's tutor and vision teacher, will discuss and read from his book The Wonder Years at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Jan Platt Regional Library, 3910 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa. Call (813) 272-6024.
Forum 2007 presents Melinda Henneberger (If They Only Listened To Us) at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Holley Hall, 709 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Henneberger, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, wrote the book as a result of political discussions with women across the United States. Cost for members is $20 for one ticket, $35 for two; nonmembers $25 for one, $40 for two. For tickets, go to www.forumtruth.org.
An Evening with Dr. Maya Angelou is at 7:30 p.m. May 24. Tickets $40 to $75; group discounts available. Visit www.mahaffeytheater.com or call (727) 898-2100.
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