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Donna Deegan announces mayoral run; Author Amor Towles; Chapter Endnotes

Donna Deegan, Founder of the DONNA Foundation and DONNA Marathon, former news anchor, and congressional candidate has long been presumed to be building a campaign for Jacksonville mayor.

This morning, Deegan made it official, filing to run as a Democrat in the citywide contest taking place in 2023. Her official press conference is later this morning.

Guest: Donna Deegan, Democratic mayoral candidate

Amor Towles

Amor Towles, The New York Times-bestselling author of Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow, is coming to Jacksonville this Saturday.

Towles will appear and meet his many fans at an in-person conversation and book signing to celebrate the release of his newest book, The Lincoln Highway.

The event is hosted by San Marco Books and More, a beloved independent bookstore that's celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Guest: Amor Towles, New York Times-bestselling author

Chapter Endnotes

First Coast Connect Book Club leader Stacy Goldring has a new recommendation. This morning, she discussed Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death and Life in New Orleans by Dan Baum.

Guest: Stacy Goldring, Chapter Endnotes

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Florida Roundup Associate Producer Katherine Hobbs can be reached at khobbs@wjct.org or on Twitter at @KatherineGHobbs.