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August 2020

Virtual Author Series: Romina Garber and Tomi Adeyemi

August 7 @ 6:30 pm

Books & Books presents… An Evening with Romina Garber In conversation with Tomi Adeyemi discussing Lobizona  (Wednesday Books, $18.99) Friday, August 7, 6:30 PM LIVE ON CROWDCAST   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE Some people ARE illegal. Lobizonas do NOT exist. Both of these statements are false. Manuela Azul has been crammed into an existence that feels too small for her. As an undocumented immigrant who's on the run from her father's Argentine crime-family, Manu is confined to a small apartment…

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Virtual Author Series: Susan Minot and Francesca Marciano

August 9 @ 4:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Susan Minot In conversation with Francesca Marciano Discussing Why I Don’t Write  (Knopf, $25) Sunday, August 9th, 4pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   A superb collection of short fiction--her first in thirty years and spanning many geographies--from the critically acclaimed author of Monkeys, Evening, and Thirty Girls. A writer dryly catalogs the myriad reasons she cannot write; an artist bicycles through protests in lower Manhattan…

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Virtual Author Series: Meg Cabot and Emily Henry

August 11 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books presents… An Evening with Meg Cabot In conversation with Emily Henry discussing No Offense  (William Morrow, $15.99) Tuesday, August 11, 7 PM LIVE ON CROWDCAST REGISTER HERE FOR FREE     New York Times-bestselling author Meg Cabot's returns with a charming romance between a children's librarian and the town sheriff in the second book in the Little Bridge Island series. Welcome to Little Bridge, one of the smallest, most beautiful islands in the Florida Keys, home to…

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Virtual Author Series: Sarah Blaskey, Nicholas Nehamas and Jay Weaver

August 12 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books presents… An Evening with Sarah Blaskey, Nicholas Nehamas and Jay Weaver discussing The Grifter's Club: Trump, Mar-a-Lago, and the Selling of the Presidency (PublicAffairs, $28) Wednesday, August 12, 7 PM LIVE ON CROWDCAST   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   An astonishing look inside the gilded gates of Mar-a-Lago, the palatial resort where President Trump conducts government business with little regard for ethics, security, or even the law. Donald Trump's opulent Palm Beach club Mar-a-Lago has thrummed with…

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Virtual Author Series: Raquel Vasquez Gilliland and Aida Salazar

August 13 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books presents… An Evening with Raquel Vasquez Gilliland In conversation with Aida Salazar discussing Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything (Simon Pulse, $18.99) Thursday, August 13th, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   It’s been three years since ICE raids and an ill-fated walk across the Sonoran, and since Sia Martinez’s mom disappeared. Sia knows that her mom must be dead, but every new moon Sia drives into the desert and lights San Anthony…

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Virtual Author Series: Alexandra Fuller and Lisa Mullins

August 13 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Alexandra Fuller In conversation with Lisa Mullins Discussing Travel Light, Move Fast  (Penguin Press, $27) Thursday, August 13, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   Six months before he died in Budapest, Tim Fuller turned to his daughter: “Let me tell you the secret to life right now, in case I suddenly give up the ghost.” Then he lit his pipe and stroked his dog Harry’s…

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Virtual Author Series: Eric Jay Dolin and Bryan Norcross

August 14 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Books & Books, Miami Book Fair and The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce present… An Evening with Eric Jay Dolin In conversation with Bryan Norcross discussing A Furious Sky (Liveright, $29.95) Monday, August 14, 1:15 PM   REGISTER HERE   With A Furious Sky, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin tells the history of America itself through its five-hundred-year battle with the fury of hurricanes. Hurricanes menace North America from June through November every year, each as powerful as 10,000 nuclear…

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Virtual Author Series: Ariel Sabar and Dr. Erin Thompson

August 14 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Ariel Sabar  In conversation with Dr. Erin Thompson Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife (Doubleday, $29.95)  Friday, August 14, 7pm  LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   From National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Ariel Sabar, the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that shook Harvard. In 2012, Dr. Karen King, a star professor at…

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Virtual Author Series: Camilla Lackberg and Chris Bohjalian

August 16 @ 11:00 am

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Camilla Lackberg In conversation with Chris Bohjalian Discussing The Golden Cage  (Knopf, $26.95) Sunday, August 16, 11am LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   An exhilarating new novel from a global superstar–a sexy, over-the-top psychological thriller that tells the story of the scorned wife of a billionaire and her delicious plot to get her revenge and bring him to his knees. Faye has loved Jack since they…

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Virtual Author Series: Eddie S. Glaude Jr. and Lonnie G. Bunch III

August 17 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Eddie S. Glaude Jr. In conversation with Lonnie G. Bunch III Discussing Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own (Crown, $27) Monday, August 17, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE     James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies about race. In our own moment, when that confrontation feels…

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Virtual Author Series: Adam Rutherford and Thomas Chatterton Williams

August 18 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Adam Rutherford In conversation with Thomas Chatterton Williams discussing How to Argue with a Racist (The Experiment, $21.95) Tuesday, August 18, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   Race is not a biological reality. Racism thrives on our not knowing this. Racist pseudoscience has become so commonplace that it can be hard to spot. But its toxic effects on society are plain to see—feeding nationalism, fueling…

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Virtual Author Series: Sarah Chayes and Vicki Wilson

August 19 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Sarah Chayes In conversation with Vicki Wilson Discussing On Corruption in America: And What is at Stake (Knopf, $28.95) Wednesday, August 19th, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   From the prizewinning journalist, internationally recognized expert on corruption in government networks throughout the world, author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security, a major, unflinching book that looks homeward to America, exploring the insidious,…

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Virtual Author Series: Akwaeke Emezi and Nicole Dennis-Benn

August 20 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Akwaeke Emezi In conversation with Nicole Dennis-Benn The Death of Vivek Oji  (Riverhead, $27) Thursday, August 20, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE     What does it mean for a family to lose a child they never really knew? One afternoon, in a town in southeastern Nigeria, a mother opens her front door to discover her son’s body, wrapped in colorful fabric, at her feet.…

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Virtual Author Series: Rosalind Brackenbury and Diana Abu-Jaber

August 24 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Rosalind Brackenbury In conversation with Diana Abu-Jaber Discussing Without Her  (Delphinium, $25.95) Monday, August 24, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   When her old friend Hannah doesn't show up at her house in the south of France, everyone assumes that Claudia, who has known Hannah since their shared years at boarding school, will know where she is, and what has happened. But as Claudia travels…

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Virtual Author Series: Victor Deupi, Nathan Timpano and Dr. Ann Koll

August 25 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and The Cuban Research Institute present… An Evening with Victor Deupi In conversation with Nathan Timpano and Dr. Ann Koll Discussing  Emilio Sanchez in New York and Latin America  (Routledge, $170)  Tuesday, August 25, 7pm    REGISTER HERE FOR FREE     Join us for an evening of architecture as Victor Deupi sits down with Nathan Timpano and Dr. Ann Koll to discuss the life and artistic activities of Emilio Sanchez (1921–1999) in New York, and Latin…

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Virtual Author Series: Ruth Behar and Richard Blanco

August 26 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair presents… An Evening with Ruth Behar In conversation with Richard Blanco Discussing Letters from Cuba  (Nancy Paulsen Books, $17.99) Wednesday, August 26, 7 PM LIVE ON CROWDCAST   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   Pura Belpré Award Winner Ruth Behar’s inspiring story of a young Jewish girl who escapes Poland to make a new life in Cuba, while she works to rescue the rest of her family The situation is getting dire for Jews…

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Virtual Author Series: Carl Hiaasen and John Grisham

August 27 @ 1:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… A *Virtual* Conversation with CARL HIAASEN and JOHN GRISHAM Moderated by Mitchell Kaplan discussing  Squeeze Me (Knopf, $28.95)   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE   From the best-selling author of Skinny Dip and Razor Girl, a hilarious new novel of social and political intrigue, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida’s gold coast. It’s the height of the Palm Beach charity ball season: for every disease or cause, there’s a reason for the local luminaries to…

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September 2020

Virtual Author Series: Linda Kass and Dr. Oren Stier

September 8 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Linda Kass In conversation with Dr. Oren Stier A Ritchie Boy (She Writes Press, $16.95) Tuesday, September 8, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE     In this moving and memorable novel-in-stories—inspired by her father’s life—Linda Kass shares the little-known account of the Ritchie Boys. Often Jewish German-speaking immigrants, the Ritchie Boys worked in US Army Intelligence and helped the Allies win World War II. A…

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Virtual Author Series: Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Jaswinder Bolina 

September 9 @ 7:00 pm

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Aimee Nezhukumatathil In conversation with Jaswinder Bolina Discussing World of Wonders  (Milkweed, $25) Wednesday, September 9, 7pm LIVE via Crowdcast   REGISTER HERE FOR FREE     From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction--a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us. As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the grounds of a…

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