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February 2020

Gish Jen

February 26 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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"The Resisters is palpably loving, smart, funny, and desperately unsettling. The novel should be required reading for the country both as a cautionary tale and because it is a stone-cold masterpiece. This is Gish Jen's moment. She has pitched a perfect game." --Ann Patchett The time: not so long from now. The place: AutoAmerica. The land: half under water. The Internet: one part artificial intelligence, one part surveillance technology, and oddly human--even funny. The people: Divided. The angel-fair "Netted" have jobs,…

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Patrick Radden Keefe

February 28 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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From award-winning New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe, a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussions In December 1972, Jean McConville, a thirty-eight-year-old mother of ten, was dragged from her Belfast home by masked intruders, her children clinging to her legs. They never saw her again. Her abduction was one of the most notorious episodes of the vicious conflict known as The Troubles. Everyone in the neighborhood knew the I.R.A. was responsible. But in…

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March 2020

Erik Larson

March 6 @ 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd.
Coral Gables, 33134 United States
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On Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For the next twelve months, Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign, killing 45,000 Britons. It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and persuade President Franklin Roosevelt that Britain was a worthy ally—and willing to fight to the end. In The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson shows, in…

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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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Join us for a talk and book-signing with best-selling author and star of ABC's Shark Tank Daymond John at Books & Books! TICKET INFO: The purchase of this ticket grants access for two (2) guests into the talk and signing line with Daymond John. Each paid ticket will include one (1) copy of Powershift that will be distributed the day of the event at check-in. Please arrive early, space is limited. For questions, please contact us at (305) 442-4408. GET TICKETS HERE…

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April 2020

Victoria James: America’s Youngest Sommelier

April 2 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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An affecting memoir from the country’s youngest sommelier, tracing her path through the glamorous but famously toxic restaurant world At just twenty-one, the age when most people are starting to drink (well, legally at least), Victoria James became the country’s youngest sommelier at a Michelin-starred restaurant. Even as Victoria was selling bottles worth hundreds and thousands of dollars during the day, passing sommelier certification exams with flying colors, and receiving distinction from all kinds of press, there were still groping…

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Governor Jeb Bush

April 2 @ 7:30 pm
Miami Dade College Chapman Conference Center Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave, Bldg 3, 2nd Floor
Miami, FL 33132
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Governor Jeb Bush remembers his mother First Lady Barbara Bush... About this Event TICKET INFO: Tickets include entry for (2) guests and (1) one copy of the book, which will be handed out at check in. This event is at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. Please arrive early, seats are limited. GET TICKETS HERE   Join us as we welcome Governor Jeb Bush in conversation with Former Chief of Staff, Jean Becker, reminiscing about the former First Lady, her life, and…

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Madeleine Albright

April 17 @ 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd.
Coral Gables, 33134 United States
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Join us for a conversation with Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Congresswoman Donna Shalala at the Coral Gables Congregational Church! TICKET INFO: Tickets include entry for (2) guests to the talk/signing and (1) one copy of the book, which will be handed out at check in. Please arrive early, seats are limited. For questions, please contact us at (305) 442-4408. GET TICKETS HERE HELL AND OTHER DESTINATIONS: A 21st Century Memoir By Madeleine Albright Six-time New York Times bestselling…

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Ottessa Moshfegh

April 27 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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From one of our most ceaselessly provocative literary talents, a novel of haunting metaphysical suspense about an elderly widow whose life is upturned when she finds a cryptic note on a walk in the woods that ultimately makes her question everything about her new home While on her normal daily walk with her dog in the nearby forest woods, our protagonist comes across a note, handwritten and carefully pinned to the ground with a frame of stones. Her name was Magda.…

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May 2020

Senator Chris Murphy

May 8 @ 7:30 pm
Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd.
Coral Gables, 33134 United States
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Join us for a conversation with Senator Chris Murphy at The Coral Gables Congregational Church (across the street from The Biltmore Hotel). TICKET INFO: Ticket admits (2) two guests and include (1) one copy of the book, which will be handed out at check in. Please arrive early, seats are limited. Please Note: Guest does NOT need a ticket, however, they must be accompanied by a ticket holder at check in. GET TICKETS HERE   About the Book: Is America really…

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An Evening With Jim Carrey

May 9 @ 8:00 pm
Adrienne Arsht Center, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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An Evening With Jim Carrey May 9 @ 8 p.m. | Knight Concert Hall Premier Seat Holder Pre-sale: NOW! Culturist Member Pre-sale: January 22 @ 12 p.m. Public Sale: January 24 @ 12 p.m.   GET TICKETS HERE Every $42 ticket includes admission to the event and a copy of MEMOIRS AND MISINFORMATION. Use promo code BRINGAFRIEND to save. For every full-price $42 ticket, get a second for only $10.*   Books & Books is proud to partner with The Adrienne…

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