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December 2019

Jeff Lindsay

December 7 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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From the author of the wildly successful Dexter series comes a new, mesmerizing bad guy we can root for: Riley Wolfe. He’s a master thief, expert at disguise, and not averse to violence when it’s needed. It’s no accident, though, that Riley targets the wealthiest 0.1 percent and is willing to kill them when they’re in his way: he despises the degenerate and immoral rich and loves stealing their undeserved and unearned valuables. In this series launch, Riley aims for an extraordinary…

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Contemporary Cuban Literature Circle

December 9 @ 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. 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! Books are available for purchase at Books & Books for a 20% discount; make sure to mention the contemporary Cuban literature…

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BJ Miller

December 10 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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“A gentle, knowledgeable guide to a fate we all share” (The Washington Post): the first and only all-encompassing action plan for the end of life. “There is nothing wrong with you for dying,” hospice physician B.J. Miller and journalist and caregiver Shoshana Berger write in A Beginner’s Guide to the End. “Our ultimate purpose here isn’t so much to help you die as it is to free up as much life as possible until you do.” Theirs is a clear-eyed and…

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SP: La Floresta Interminable

December 11 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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La Floresta Interminable Poetas de Miami A Miami Poetry Collection published by Editorial ArtesMiami • October 2019 Edited by Luiz de la Paz Reading by Actors Chaz Mena and Vivian Ruiz Editorial ArtesMiami, a division of the nonprofit ArtesMiami, Inc.,  directed by Aida Levitan, Ph.D., is proud to present La Floresta Interminable, poetas de Miami. This book includes 169 poems  written by 34 South Florida Hispanic poets. Edited by award-winning writer and poet Luis de la Paz, the collection features…

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Anthony Stultz

December 11 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Come to Books & Books and meet Anthony Stultz, author of The Three Principles of Oneness: How Embodying the Cosmic Perspective Can Liberate Your Life (Red Feather, $19.99) At no other time in history has the world experienced the current crisis where "why things matter" (spirituality) has been separated from "how things work" (science). In today's changing landscape, many are searching for a spiritual practice that is science based and aligns with how the universe actually works. Learn how to…

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Carlos Alberto Montaner

December 12 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Una Noche con Carlos Alberto Montaner presenta Sin ir más lejos En estas páginas, el escritor y periodista cubano Carlos Alberto Montaner escribe sobre cuanto ha visto y oído, lo que ha creido y lo que recuerda, pero advierte que habrá algunos pasajes involuntariamente inventados: “A veces, incluso, los sueños se mezclan con la realidad y es difícil saber dónde terminan unos y comienza la otra. Las memorias no son estudios históricos sino el reflejo de las percepciones y éstas…

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Didier Ghez

December 13 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In the 1970s and 1980s, the Disney animation studio redefined its creative vision in the wake of Walt Disney's death. This latest volume from renowned Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles Ken Anderson and Mel Shaw, whose work defined beloved classic Disney characters from films like The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, Robin Hood, and The Rescuers. With vivid descriptions of passages from the artists' autobiographies and interviews, accompanied by never-before-seen images of their art and process, this visually rich collection offers a rare view of…

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January 2020

Dr. Lee Bycel

January 27, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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It is not an easy road—but hope is the oxygen of my life.  These insightful words of Meron Semedar, a refugee from Eritrea, reflect the feelings of the eleven men and women featured in this book.  These refugees  share their extraordinary experiences  of fleeing oppression, violence and war in their home countries in search of a better life in the United States. Each chapter of Refugees in America focuses on an individual from a different country, from a 93-year-old Polish grandmother who…

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February 2020

Gish Jen

February 26, 2020 @ 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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April 2020

Ottessa Moshfegh

April 27, 2020 @ 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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