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October 2019

Uva de Aragón

October 25 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A few weeks after Hurricane Andrew wreaks devastation and havoc across South Florida, a father and his infant daughter crash their car into a canal. The man’s body is recovered, but his baby girl is never found. Twenty-three years later, after reports of alleged sightings of the girl, police reopen the case. Detective Maria Duquesne has been assigned to the case, but she has very little in the way of clues. Is it really possible that the girl has not…

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Emmy Park

October 27 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Discover the lives of Cuba's cats through the lens of award-winning photographer Emmy Park. This book is full of beautiful and raw images; explore the relationship between Cubans and their feline companions that roam the colorful streets, iconic landmarks, and remote areas of Cuba. Learn about local animal rescue organizations that provide care and medical attention to those without homes, and why they need support. Featuring every province, be transported into the daily lives of Cuba's cats against the backdrop…

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Contemporary Cuban Literature Circle: Mirta Ojito

October 29 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join CasaCuba and Books & Books for the Contemporary Cuban Literature Circle. This month we will be discussing Finding Mañana by Mirta Ojito Through this initiative, readers will be invited to meet on the last Tuesday of every month to discuss books by writers who represent the contemporary Cuban literary tradition. Students and young professionals are especially encouraged to join the conversations, which will be led by YOU, the readers! Readers can purchase this book for 20% off at Books &…

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November 2019

Gallery Night: Carlos Barbón

November 1 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Carlos Garcia-Barbón is a Cuban-born artist and a graduate of Florida State University with a BA degree in Art and a minor in Art History.  Carlos has been awed by Coral Gables beauty since childhood, with its well-designed plans, wide streets and old world charm. He is dedicated to documenting the city of Coral Gables in watercolors using the same techniques as that of the old masters, but with a updated contemporary approach.  Barbón’s watercolors have been on exhibit in…

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Jorge Duany

November 1 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Meet Jorge Duany—author of Picturing Cuba Picturing Cuba explores the evolution of Cuban visual art and its links to cubanía, or Cuban cultural identity. Featuring artwork from the Spanish colonial, republican, and post revolutionary periods of Cuban history, as well as the contemporary diaspora, these richly illustrated essays trace the creation of Cuban art through shifting political, social, and cultural circumstances. BUY BOOK HERE About the Author: Jorge Duany is director of the Cuban Research Institute and professor of anthropology…

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Jon Sealy

November 5 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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"A finely crafted, serious-minded novel of overreach and deadly consequences." --Kirkus Bobby West is on the edge. As chief financial officer for a Miami holding company and a CIA front, he has overleveraged his business in the go-go 1980s financial culture. He turns to a deal-with-the-devil money laundering operation with a local gangster, Alexander French--a deal which quickly goes south when $3 million goes missing. Now Mr. French, a group of Cuban exiles, and an Israeli smuggler named Adriana Chekhov…

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Nelson & Alex DeMille

November 6 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Books & Books and The Miami Book Fair is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting #1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille, and for the first time with his son, award-winning screenwriter Alex DeMille on Wednesday, November 6, 8pm. The Deserter (Simon & Schuster, $28.99) is a blistering new thriller featuring a brilliant and unorthodox Army investigator, his sharp but troubling new partner, and their hunt for the Army's most notorious—and dangerous—deserter hiding out in Caracas, Venezuela. When…

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