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January 2020

Night of Ideas: Being alive – Être vivant – Estar Vivos

January 30 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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Join us for a celebration of the Night of Ideas! The goal of the Night of Philosophy and Ideas ('La Nuit des idées') is to celebrate the stream of ideas between countries, cultures, topics and generations. Every year, the Night of ideas gives the opportunity to discover the latest discoveries in knowledge and arts, to listen to the ones who contribute to bring more ideas to their field, and to take part in the discussion about the main issues of…

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February 2020

Conrad James

February 4 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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This book proposes an affective reading of twentieth-century Afro-Cuban literature through its focus on a set of concerns ranging from the filial to the erotic. Existing scholarship on black Cuban literature tends to privilege national political and economic discourses often focusing solely on the dynamics of race in the Revolution and the place of the black writer/artist within the nation's cultural institutions. And while there is substantial engagement with feminist and queer articulations of desire within Cuban literary studies, there…

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¡Tómate una copa y escribe mejor!, con Rosie Inguanzo

February 12 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books at The Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y exprésate con libertad. Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes el texto con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para socializar y para que tomes una copa (¡la primera la invita la casa!). Repetimos la dinámica. Tema: “Amores crueles y narrativas inolvidables” Rosie Inguanzo (La Habana, Cuba) Poeta, profesora y actriz. Reside desde 1985 en Miami. Tiene un doctorado en Español…

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Alex Segura & Steph Post

February 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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THE THRILLING FINAL CHAPTER IN ALEX SEGURA’S ACCLAIMED PETE FERNANDEZ SERIES! A year has passed since Pete Fernandez’s latest, closest brush with death. After months of recovery, the newly sober Pete has managed to rebuild his life, contentedly running a small Miami bookstore and steering clear of the dangers of private eye work. So when an aging Cuban mobster asks Pete to find out who killed his drug-addicted, jazz pianist son and to locate his missing daughter-in-law, Pete balks. Until…

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March 2020

Daymond John

March 14 @ 2:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The bestselling author and star of ABC’s Shark Tank reveals how to master the three prongs of influence: reputation, negotiation, and relationships. Have you ever wanted to make a big change in your life but weren’t sure where to start? In Powershift, Daymond John shares the answer. To take control of your destiny and drive the change you want to see, you need to lay the groundwork so you’re prepared to seize every opportunity that comes your way. And that means mastering • Influence—make an impression: Develop…

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