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August 2019

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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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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September 2019

Jennine Capó Crucet

September 4 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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From the author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, essays on being an “accidental” American―an incisive look at the edges of identity for a woman of color in a society centered on whiteness In this sharp and candid collection of essays, critically acclaimed writer and first-generation American Jennine Capó Crucet explores the condition of finding herself a stranger in the country where she was born. Raised in Miami and the daughter of Cuban refugees, Crucet examines the political and personal contours…

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Francis Luca & Rosa Lowinger

September 6 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The first half of the twentieth century witnessed a golden age of cultural exchange between Cuba and the United States. Beaches, nightclubs, and casinos lured tourists south to a tropical playground, while Hollywood celebrities and Cuban performers fueled a craze for rumba, mambo, and Afro-Cuban jazz up north. With insightful essays and rare photographs, magazines, and advertisements, these pages offer visions of the people and places that made Cuba so important in the American imagination. Promising Paradise sheds light on…

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October 2019

Frederick A. de Armas

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Presenta Sinfonía salvaje and El abra del Yumurí Havana, July 26, 1959. The disoriented members of Cuba’s high society and petite bourgeoisie realize that their position, wealth, and even life are in danger. Frederick de Armas’ second novel Sinfonía salvaje (Savage Symphony, 2019) deals with panic, delirium, the immense possibilities that open and close, in a magical moment when everything changes. Struggling to preserve their values, privileges, and charm, three Cuban women, like silk worms, weave a new fabric, as…

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