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Jon Meacham

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present An Evening with... JON MEACHAM discussing The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels (Random…

May 22 @ 7:30 pm

Miami Dade College Chapman Conference Center Wolfson Campus

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Franchesca Ramsey In conversation with Michelle Villalobos

In this sharp, funny, and timely collection of personal essays, veteran video blogger and star of MTV's Decoded Franchesca Ramsey explores race, identity, online activism, and the downfall of real communication in the age of social media rants, trolls, and call-out wars.  FREE RSVP HERE Franchesca Ramsey didn't set out to be an activist. Or a comedian.…

May 24 @ 7:30 pm

Coral Gables Congregational Church

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Xavier L. Suarez

The supposed tension between religion and science is explored in this book in a most anecdotal and refreshing way. From the beginning, the author, Xavier L. Suarez, makes no assumptions about the existence of God, or the nature of God, if he/she/it exists. Instead, Suarez engages the reader in an objective discussion of what empirical…

June 8 @ 6:30 pm

Books & Books in Coral Gables

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Pamela Druckerman

The best-selling author of BRINGING UP BÉBÉ investigates life in her forties, and wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face. RSVP HERE When Pamela Druckerman turns 40, waiters start calling her "Madame," and she detects a disturbing new message in mens' gazes: I would sleep with her, but only if doing…

June 1 @ 8:00 pm

Books & Books in Coral Gables

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Lauren Groff

The bold new book from the celebrated New York Times-bestselling author of Fates and Furies. "Lauren Groff is a writer of rare gifts." --The New York Times Book Review In her vigorous and moving new book, Lauren Groff brings her electric storytelling and intelligence to a world in which storms, snakes, and sinkholes lurk at the edge…

June 6 @ 8:00 pm

Books & Books in Coral Gables

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Ben Rhodes

From one of Barack Obama’s closest aides comes a revelatory behind-the-scenes account of his presidency—and how idealism can confront harsh reality and still survive—in the tradition of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.’s A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House.   For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes saw almost everything that happened at the center of…

June 20 @ 8:00 pm

Books & Books in Coral Gables

Weekly Events
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Chef Allen’s Sustainable Seafood Dinner featuring Guest Chefs Michael Schwartz, Aaron Brooks, and Andre Bienvenu

Dear Sustainable Seafood Guests, We regret to inform you that we must reschedule the Tuesday, May 22nd Sustainable Seafood Dinner. Due to inclement weather and hazardous fishing conditions our Chefs were unable to catch local seafood for the meal.  As our aim is to educate guests on sustainable fishing and ocean conservation, we feel it is…

May 22 @ 7:00 pm

The Café at Books & Books at the Adrienne Arsht Center

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Chef Allen’s Monthly Farm-To-Table Dinner: Coral Gables Edition

Once a month, Chef Allen brings our very successful Farm-to-Table concept to Coral Gables. You’ll find us in Coral Gables with the freshest, seasonal produce, envisioned and masterfully incorporated into a delicious 5-course, plant-based dinner. It’s served community-style, so you can meet your neighbors, and strike up a conversation. With the soft sounds of some…

June 19 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books in Coral Gables