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July 2019

Chef Allen’s Monthly Farm-To-Table Dinner in Coral Gables: CONCRETE BEACH EDITION

July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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This month, Chef Allen Susser and The Café at Books & Books will partner with Concrete Beach Brewery to create a vegetable BBQ farm-to-table dinner with craft beer pairings. Creative dishes like Honey Grilled Corn & Avocado Tacos will be paired with signature Concrete Beach brews like the Stiltsville Pilsner. Join us for the perfect summer meal in a community style setting! **Dinners will be held inside during the months of June, July, and August.** TICKETS AVAILIABLE FOR PURCHASE This…

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Tanya Velazco

July 16 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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Abandoned Miami Explored in Two Titles People associate Miami with sun and beaches, but dark corners of the city also exist. Part II of Abandoned Miami delves into the art of urban exploration, a dangerous hobby which seeks to explore the richness of history within the forgotten spaces of cities. Many places get bulldozed shortly after abandonment and urban explorers try to capture the essence of these places before they are never seen again. From a forgotten rocket which never…

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Wine Down Wednesday’s at the Café at Books & Books!

July 17
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Need to WINE down? Join us every Wednesday at the Café at Books & Books for Wine Down Wednesdays! 50% off ALL bottles of wine All day long!   CAFE LOCATIONS & HOURS   CORAL GABLES 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-448-9599 Sun-Thu: 9am-10pm Fri-Sat: 9am-Midnight   ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER 1300 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132 786-405-1745 Monday - Saturday: 10am to 8pm Sun: 10am-6pm   COCONUT GROVE 3409 Main Highway COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States 305.477.0866 Monday-Saturday: 11-10 PM Sunday: 11-7 PM

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Isabel Serna

July 17 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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For the plant-obsessed woman of any age, this humorous, illustrated little book celebrates the devotion and quirky habits plants inspire. You know you’re a crazy plant lady when watering is a hobby, you can’t resist a cute pot, and just looking at succulents and monsteras makes you smile. This charming celebration of the plant lady lifestyle proves that plant love is the joy that keeps growing. There are sweet puns: Aloe you vera much. Plant lady dreams: thrifting the perfect vintage mister. Relatable mantras: Every…

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Suniland Spanish Storytime

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Every Thursday at 4 PM in Suniland! Join us for a new SPANISH storytime in Suniland! Every week a new guest will conduct the reading. Hasta pronto!

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FIU Art Museum Artist Talk with Lisa Haque

July 18 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Have you ever wondered how paper can be made into art? Join Miami-based artist Lisa Haque at Books & Books Coral Gables, for an intimate conversation about her work and papermaking process. Haque was a Studio Collaborator and the Production Manager at Dieu Donné in Manhattan, where she worked with artists in residence to create new bodies of work. Prior to that, she was a papermaker and bookbinder at Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University, where she collaborated…

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Gary John Bishop

July 19 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Why do you act the way you do? Do you ever feel like you get stuck in destructive cycles that hold you back from living the life you really want? In a dynamic, compelling and aha-filled journey, Stop Doing That Sh*t helps you connect the dots of your “stuff” all the way from your past to the present. You’ll make sense of yourself as you uncover how to interrupt those destructive cycles of yours and make the kind of profound shift needed…

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Storytime & Craft

July 20 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Every Saturday in  Coral Gables at 10:30am & Suniland Shops at 11am Join us every Saturday for story time! Children of all ages are invited with their parents to read a book, browse our shelves and have some literary fun with our crew! See you there!  

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South Florida Writers Association

July 20 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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We cordially invite you to the next Authors Showcase Series of the South Florida Writers Association in collaboration with Books & Books @ Suniland in Pinecrest, featuring authors Brenda Roman and Louis K Lowy.   In this compelling novel, chemist Daniel Thomas tries to prove that his wife and unborn child were murdered. He makes it his mission in life to seek revenge. Meanwhile, deadly lint particles are unleashed in Miami, victims are dropping like flies, and he is the prime suspect. Homicide…

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Queer Board Game Night

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Bring your favorite table top board game for an afternoon of victory points, win conditions, and disco classics. Flaming Classics cofounder Juan Barquin and viral drag queen Florida Man bring you an event for queer nerds and the people who love them. From favorites like Settlers of Catan and Avalon to deeper cuts like Scythe and Dominion, come play your board game of choice - or try a new one! Florida Man hosts and will be giving brainy, thematic shows…

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Agnes Gomillion

July 21 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The Record Keeper is a visceral and thrilling near-future dystopia examining past and present race relations. After World War III, Earth is in ruins, and the final armies have come to a reluctant truce. Everyone must obey the law--in every way--or risk shattering the fragile peace and endangering the entire human race. Arika Cobane is on the threshold of taking her place of privilege as a member of the Kongo elite after ten grueling years of training. But everything changes when…

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Rudy Pérez @ BAL HARBOUR SHOPS

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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Presenta El Latin Hitmaker  Por primera vez, Rudy Pérez, comparte su extraordinario proceso desde un pobre niño refugiado en Miami hasta la composición de las mejores canciones de éxito en el escenario mundial. Nombrado el compositor latino más exitoso de la historia, Rudy Pérez es el creador de algunos de los discos más vendidos de Beyoncé, Julio Iglesias, Christina Aguilera e Il Divo. El Latin Hit Maker es una lectura obligada para todos los amantes de la música, una historia genuina del…

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Wine Down Wednesday’s at the Café at Books & Books!

July 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Need to WINE down? Join us every Wednesday at the Café at Books & Books for Wine Down Wednesdays! 50% off ALL bottles of wine All day long!   CAFE LOCATIONS & HOURS   CORAL GABLES 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-448-9599 Sun-Thu: 9am-10pm Fri-Sat: 9am-Midnight   ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER 1300 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132 786-405-1745 Monday - Saturday: 10am to 8pm Sun: 10am-6pm   COCONUT GROVE 3409 Main Highway COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States 305.477.0866 Monday-Saturday: 11-10 PM Sunday: 11-7 PM

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Rudy Pérez @ CORAL GABLES

July 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta El Latin Hitmaker  Por primera vez, Rudy Pérez, comparte su extraordinario proceso desde un pobre niño refugiado en Miami hasta la composición de las mejores canciones de éxito en el escenario mundial. Nombrado el compositor latino más exitoso de la historia, Rudy Pérez es el creador de algunos de los discos más vendidos de Beyoncé, Julio Iglesias, Christina Aguilera e Il Divo. El Latin Hit Maker es una lectura obligada para todos los amantes de la música, una historia genuina del paso…

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Suniland Spanish Storytime

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Every Thursday at 4 PM in Suniland! Join us for a new SPANISH storytime in Suniland! Every week a new guest will conduct the reading. Hasta pronto!

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Cadwell Turnbull

July 25 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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An alien ship rests over Water Island. For five years the people of the US Virgin Islands have lived with the Ynaa, a race of superadvanced aliens on a research mission they will not fully disclose. They are benevolent in many ways but meet any act of aggression with disproportional wrath. This has led to a strained relationship between the Ynaa and the local Virgin Islanders and a peace that cannot last. A year after the death of a young…

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An Evening with Colson Whitehead

July 26 @ 8:00 pm
Adrienne Arsht Center, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Colson Whitehead, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Oprah’s Book Club selection The Underground Railroad, will be in Miami for an exclusive appearance to celebrate the highly-anticipated follow-up, THE NICKEL BOYS: A Novel (Penguin Random House)—a devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of his powers. The event is presented in partnership with Books & Books and Miami Book Fair and will be introduced by Mitchell Kaplan of Books & Books. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE In his…

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Carol Baxter

July 26 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Mrs Keith Miller, internationally known aviatrix, was taken to the county jail here today and held for investigation by State Attorney's investigators. Jail attendants said they understood she was held in connection with the shooting of an airline pilot.' Petite, glamorous and beguiling, Jessie 'Chubbie' Miller was one remarkable woman ... flyer, thrill seeker, heartbreaker. No adventure was too wild for her, no danger too extreme. And all over the world men adored her. When the young Jessie left suburban…

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Storytime & Craft

July 27 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Every Saturday in  Coral Gables at 10:30am & Suniland Shops at 11am Join us every Saturday for story time! Children of all ages are invited with their parents to read a book, browse our shelves and have some literary fun with our crew! See you there!  

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Suzanne Powell

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Cambia ya  Suzanne Powell nos abre, por primera vez, su botica particular y comparte con nosotros todos esos consejos y trucos que, durante años y en las más diversas situaciones, le han ayudado a preservar su bienestar, cuidar su salud y vivir libre de tóxicos. Una forma sencilla y natural de cuidarnos de manera consciente. Este libro no pretende ser un tratado de salud, es mucho más, es un regalo, una charla inspirada entre la autora y sus lectores…

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Daniel Silva in conversation with Jamie Gangel

July 27 @ 7:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Books & Books is pleased to welcome #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Daniel Silva for his stunning new novel of intrigue, betrayal, and revenge! Daniel will be in conversation with his wife, NBC's Jamie Gangel. Purchase a ticket and receive entry for two (2) guests. Tickets include one (1) copy of the book and there will be a book signing to follow the talk. We are so excited for July, 27 - we hope you are, too! Hurry and…

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Fefi TeVe presenta Diálogos con el alma

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Fefi.TeVe....Presenta ...."Domingos Culturales" “FORO LITERARIO” Escritoras Latinoamericanas Domingo, 28 de Julio  2019 a las 10 AM Tema:  Diálogos con el ALMA  !  LA MUJER GIRASOL ESCRITORAS - LIBROS INVITADOS  Y el ALMA dijo aquí estoy- Felicia de Marin La Sagrada Familia de SOFIA JOY - ANNIA OSSANDON                       

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Alex Flinn

July 28 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Join us for a special edition of the YA Book Club OPEN to all! We're hosting local, best-selling author Alex Flinn for her new book Girls of July. Perfect for fans of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and To All the Boys I've Loved Before, this compelling contemporary novel is from Alex Flinn, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beastly. Four girls. One unforgettable July. Britta is the bubbly drama queen. She needs to get away—and a peaceful cabin in the woods sounds like…

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Robert Friedman

July 29 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The Puerto Rico Trilogy offers a captivating view into the lives of individuals caught up in the Caribbean island's wild and wooly colonial politics. Journalist-turned-novelist Robert Friedman explores with suspense, compassion and dark humor what it has been like for Puerto Rico's residents to live, love, work and plot there. Crime, corruption, and colonialism are woven into The Puerto Rico Trilogy, which consists of three separate character-driven novels that focus on the Caribbean island and its complex political and social relationship…

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Wine Down Wednesday’s at the Café at Books & Books!

July 31
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Need to WINE down? Join us every Wednesday at the Café at Books & Books for Wine Down Wednesdays! 50% off ALL bottles of wine All day long!   CAFE LOCATIONS & HOURS   CORAL GABLES 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-448-9599 Sun-Thu: 9am-10pm Fri-Sat: 9am-Midnight   ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER 1300 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132 786-405-1745 Monday - Saturday: 10am to 8pm Sun: 10am-6pm   COCONUT GROVE 3409 Main Highway COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States 305.477.0866 Monday-Saturday: 11-10 PM Sunday: 11-7 PM

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Joshua A. Douglas

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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An expert on US election law presents an encouraging assessment of current efforts to make our voting system more accessible, reliable, and effective. In contrast to the anxiety surrounding our voting system, with stories about voter suppression and manipulation, there are actually quite a few positive initiatives toward voting rights reform. Professor Joshua A. Douglas, an expert on our electoral system, examines these encouraging developments in this inspiring book about how regular Americans are working to take back their democracy,…

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August 2019

Suniland Spanish Storytime

August 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Every Thursday at 4 PM in Suniland! Join us for a new SPANISH storytime in Suniland! Every week a new guest will conduct the reading. Hasta pronto!

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Carla Zaplana

August 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Come limpio  Carla Zaplana te invita a embarcarte en un viaje hacia el cambio profundo de tus hábitos alimenticios. En este libro, la autora comparte su filosofía «come limpio» y te propone tomar las riendas de tu salud mediante un reto que pasa por tres fases: la dieta omnívora, la vegetariana y la raw (alimentos crudos).  En este proceso irás suprimiendo progresivamente las sustancias que cargan el organismo y le restan vitalidad. Dejarás atrás los ingredientes de origen animal…

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Jeff Carroll presents Black Sci-Fi

August 1 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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  About The Harlem Shake: No Where to Run Two lovers are reunited by the storm of the century.. Just when New Yorkers were given a wakeup call into the realities of Global Warming by way of Hurricane Sandy, Harlem becomes host to yet another one of Mother Nature’s catastrophic lessons. There was an inactive fault line under the village of Harlem. When this fracture in the bedrock of Harlem’s famed 125th street becomes active, all of Harlem begins to…

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Kyndra Holley (in conversation with Cristina Curp)

August 2 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Kyndra Holley is back again with another crave-worthy cookbook, but this time she is showing you that transitioning to dairy-free keto is anything but boring.  Dairy-Free Keto Cooking is packed with Kyndra’s signature mouthwatering and flavorful recipes that will leave you feeling satisfied and feeling your best. Using only approachable and accessible, nutrient dense, real food ingredients, Kyndra offers you a dairy-free keto roadmap that does not require a search for unfamiliar specialty ingredients or that you have a gourmet kitchen.  Each…

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Storytime & Craft

August 3 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Every Saturday in  Coral Gables at 10:30am & Suniland Shops at 11am Join us every Saturday for story time! Children of all ages are invited with their parents to read a book, browse our shelves and have some literary fun with our crew! See you there!  

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Sam Zygner

August 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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"Baseball Under the Palms: A History of Miami Minor League Baseball - The Early Years (1892-1960)," tells the fascinating story of the growth of hardball from its humble beginnings, to organized play, and team participation in “outlaw leagues. This led to the eventual acceptance of a minor league baseball team in Miami by the National Association. This sometimes included affiliations with major leagues teams. Along the way, some of baseball’s most legendary names including the likes of Chico Fernandez, Pepper…

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Una mirada indiscreta con Alejandro Ríos

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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La mirada indiscreta ¡En vivo! El prestigioso programa de televisión -único del audiovisual cubano en democracia-, y el libro de igual nombre, publicado por Hypermedia, se presentan en vivo junto a su creador, el crítico de cine Alejandro Ríos el sábado 3 de agosto a las 7:00 p.m. en Books & Books. Con la misma sencillez y sabiduría que caracteriza su disertación semanal en televisión, Ríos conversará sobre el cine en general y el cubano en particular, así como de…

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Getting College App Ready!

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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It’s back to school season… and college is right around the corner. What should you know about today’s college admissions landscape? Where should students begin in discovering their best college fit? What factors matter most when it comes to getting admitted to college? What can students do today to lay the foundation for achieving acceptance letters and scholarships? Getting College App Ready is designed for students and parents of rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors – to shed light on how…

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Chef Allen’s Farm-to-Table Dinner in Coral Gables: Wines of Summer Edition featuring Patrick Alexander

August 5 @ 7:30 pm
The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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If there’s anything better than a glass of good wine, it’s a glass of good wine with the perfect food pairing. This month, Chef Allen Susser and The Café at Books & Books will partner with wine expert Patrick Alexander to bring you a three-course, gourmet meal paired with the perfect glass of white or red. Expect to learn something while you eat, as Patrick Alexander will explain the journey from vine to glass leaving you knowledgeable, confident and full! The perfect dinner for the casual sipper…

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Xavier Cortada presents the Underwater Homeowners Association

August 6 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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  Artist’s Statement I travelled to Antarctica in 2006 as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Antarctic Artist and Writers Program fellow. There, I created a series of works on paper by melting ice samples scientists gave me from their research on how human impacts on global climate are melting the Antarctic glaciers. “Underwater HOA” depicts South Florida’s vulnerability to those melting glaciers: The Village of Pinecrest, Florida will encourage its residents to install an “Underwater HOA” yard sign (similar to…

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Bella Thorne

August 6 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The Life of a Wannabe Mogul: Mental Disarray, Bella Thorne’s collection of illuminating and inspiring poems chronicles her personal struggles, relationships, and wild-child lifestyle, all with her trademark wit and wisdom.   PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE EVENT HERE This event is an AUTOGRAPHING ONLY. Each ticket purchased includes one (1) copy of Bella's book "The Life of a Wannabe Mogul" book and entry to the signing line. Only tickets bought via Eventbrite will be admitted into the event. Please arrive early. …

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Wine Down Wednesday’s at the Café at Books & Books!

August 7
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Need to WINE down? Join us every Wednesday at the Café at Books & Books for Wine Down Wednesdays! 50% off ALL bottles of wine All day long!   CAFE LOCATIONS & HOURS   CORAL GABLES 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-448-9599 Sun-Thu: 9am-10pm Fri-Sat: 9am-Midnight   ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER 1300 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132 786-405-1745 Monday - Saturday: 10am to 8pm Sun: 10am-6pm   COCONUT GROVE 3409 Main Highway COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States 305.477.0866 Monday-Saturday: 11-10 PM Sunday: 11-7 PM

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Mary E. Pearson

August 7 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Vow of Thieves is the thrilling sequel to Dance of Thieves, set in the same world as Mary E. Pearson's New York Times-bestselling Remnant Chronicles. Kazi and Jase have survived, stronger and more in love than ever. Their new life now lies before them―the Ballengers will be outlaws no longer, Tor's Watch will be a kingdom, and Kazi and Jase will meet all challenges side by side, together at last. But an ominous warning mars their journey back, and they soon find themselves…

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Dani McClain

August 7 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A warm, wise, and urgent guide to parenting in uncertain times, from a longtime reporter on race, reproductive health, and politics. In We Live for the We, first-time mother Dani McClain sets out to understand how to raise her daughter in what she, as a black woman, knows to be an unjust--even hostile--society. Black women are more likely to die during pregnancy or birth than any other race; black mothers must stand before television cameras telling the world that their slain…

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Suniland Spanish Storytime

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Every Thursday at 4 PM in Suniland! Join us for a new SPANISH storytime in Suniland! Every week a new guest will conduct the reading. Hasta pronto!

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Rochelle Riley

August 8 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery is a plea to America to understand what life post-slavery remains like for many African Americans, who are descended from people whose unpaid labor built this land, but have had to spend the last century and a half carrying the dual burden of fighting racial injustice and rising above the lowered expectations and hateful bigotry that attempt to keep them shackled to that past. The Burden, edited by award-winning Detroit newspaper…

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First Draft: A Literary Social

August 8 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at The Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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A guided writing prompt with a twist. Because writing is thirsty work. Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story. Instructor: Dana De Greff Theme: Infinity Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories. You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Swing by a First Draft event for a drink (the first one’s on the house) and a guided writing prompt. Share your writing. You never know…

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Leonard Pitts, Jr.

August 8 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A page-turning look at race and violence in WWII-era America— posing big questions about morality, race, and what it might take for people to confront learned dehumanization of others—that showcases Pitts’s gift for telling emotionally wrenching stories.  Could you find the courage to do what’s right in a world on fire? Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and bestselling novelist Leonard Pitts, Jr.’s new historical page-turner is a great American tale of race and war that encourages readers to grapple with big questions…

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Megan Maxwell

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Yo soy Eric Zimmerman vol. 1 y vol. 2 Me llamo Eric Zimmerman y soy un poderoso empresario alemán. Me caracterizo por ser un hombre frío e impersonal, que disfruta del sexo sin amor y sin compromiso. En uno de mis viajes a España para visitar una de mis delegaciones conocí a una joven llamada Judith Flores. Ella me hizo reír, me hizo cantar, me hizo incluso bailar, y yo no estaba acostumbrado a eso. Cuando me di cuenta…

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