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July 2018

Cristina Curp

July 17 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Cristina Curp, the creator of the popular food blog and wellness site The Castaway Kitchen, delivers everything you need to do away with diets and discover the right nutritional path for you in her new book, Made Whole. RSVP here for free tickets Made Whole is a comprehensive cookbook and resource guide that combines the Paleo approach with the low-carb/ketogenic diet, using only whole, natural, unprocessed ingredients. Cristina includes all the tools you need to be successful on a ketogenic diet, along with advice…

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Kristen Hadeed

July 19 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

The inspiring, unlikely, laugh-out-loud story of how one woman learned to lead–and how she ultimately succeeded, not despite her many mistakes, but because of them. RSVP HERE This is the story of how Kristen Hadeed built Student Maid, a cleaning company where people are happy, loyal, productive, and empowered, even while they’re mopping floors and scrubbing toilets. It’s the story of how she went from being an almost comically inept leader to a sought-after CEO who teaches others how to…

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Billie Bivins

July 19 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

If you're a smart and outspoken female, it’s tough to discover yourself in the South - or so thinks Morrie Bullen, the heroine of True South. So trusting her inner compass to guide her, the 44-year-old mother of three packs up her old red truck, with a dying clutch, and sets off from Atlanta, alone, toward the land of Yankees - with no job, little money, and absolutely no idea what awaits her there. She lands in Boston, and finds…

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Rene Gonzalez

July 20 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

As one of Miami’s most influential architects, Rene Gonzalez revolutionizes the way luxury buildings are equipped for climate change. Tactile, experiential, and holistic, the work of his namesake office demonstrates a belief in the inseparable connection between nature and architecture, creating spaces that are memorable and timeless. Surveying fourteen residential, commercial, and cultural projects in Florida, marking the first phase of his career, Rene Gonzalez Architects: Not Lost in Translation illustrates Gonzalez’s ability to distill the essence of place, distinguishing his work…

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Jorge A Barriere-Mendez

July 21 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

The wake of an important underground crime boss is dramatically upended when his strong-willed and independent lover reveals herself to the family. She has to fend off the next of kin and eventually a confrontation between wife and lover ensues, but an old debt with the wrong people forces everyone into an uncomfortable alliance in order to prevent dire consequences. Papi’s Lover, the novel, is a different kind of love story; a gritty work of urban realism that will take…

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Fefi TeVe presenta Volar para vivir vs. Vivir para volar

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Fefi.TeVe....Presenta .... Volar para Vivir VS Vivir para Volar ! "Domingos Culturales” “FORO LITERARIO” Escritoras Latinoamericanas Domingo, 22 de Julio 2018 a las 10 AM Tema: La fuerza de la rabia para lograr cosas ES CRITORAS INVITADAS Grey Mendoza - Cecilia Diaz

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Michelle Lewin en conversación con Samar Yorde

July 24 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

En La Dieta del Cuerpazo, Michelle Lewin, la gurú del fitness y fenómeno en redes sociales, revela su plan de alimentación, ofrece consejos para perder peso, optimizar el ejercicio y conseguir el cuerpo tonificado de tus sueños. ¿Cómo mantener un cuerpo perfecto? A Michelle Lewin, la famosa modelo del fitness, sus fans le hacen esta pregunta a diario. Conocida por sus curvas envidiables, sus abdominales perfectos y su fuerza increíble, Lewing se ha posicionado como una de las más importantes…

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Rina Jakubowicz + Free Mini Yoga Workshop!

July 26 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Apply the wisdom of yoga philosophy to your personal yoga practice and throughout your life with The Yoga Mind. The profound inspiration that yoga promises begins not in the body, but in the mind. In The Yoga Mind, internationally renowned yoga expert Rina Jakubowicz takes a simple, accessible approach to the complex origins of yoga philosophy. With clear, thoughtful guidance, The Yoga Mind offers everything you need to deepen your yoga practice and discover a meaningful way of life. Your complete resource for bringing…

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Lori Roy

July 26 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Two-time Edgar Award-winning author Lori Roy spins a twisted, atmospheric tale about a small Southern town where girls disappear and boys run away. When Lane Fielding fled her isolated Florida hometown after high school for the anonymity of New York City, she swore she'd never return. But twenty years later, newly divorced and with two daughters in tow, she finds herself tending bar at the local dive and living with her parents on the historic Fielding Plantation. Here, the past…

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Robert Goolrick

July 27 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Sorry for any inconvenience, but this event has been cancelled. Instead, save the date to meet Robbie Goolrick at Miami Book Fair, November 17-18. Meanwhile, please get started and read the book: The Dying of the Light. You can order it here.  From the author of the bestselling A Reliable Wife comes a dramatic, passionate tale of a glamorous Southern debutante who marries for money and ultimately suffers for love—a southern gothic as written by Dominick Dunne. RSVP HERE It begins with…

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Martin Amado

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Este será un evento presentado en español Presenta One-Day Room Makeovers: How to Get the Designer Look for Less with Three Easy Steps The Secrets to Styling the Home of Your Dreams Are As Easy As 1–2–3 One-Day Room Makeovers is the ultimate guide to creating a gorgeous home that reflects your best, most beautiful self. Design expert and “makeover maestro” Martin Amado reveals the 3-step method he uses to create dramatic room makeovers for his clients in only one day.…

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Spencer Wise

July 31 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

From an exciting new voice in literary fiction, a transfixing story about an expatriate in southern China and his burgeoning relationship with a seamstress intent on inspiring dramatic political change Alex Cohen, a twenty-six-year-old Jewish Bostonian, is living in southern China, where his father runs their family-owned shoe factory. Alex reluctantly assumes the helm of the company, but as he explores the plant’s vast floors and assembly lines, he comes to a grim realization: employees are exploited, regulatory systems are…

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August 2018

Cecilia Ramirez Harris

August 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Presenta Mi ayuno intermitente  «El ayuno intermitente es una práctica esencial que recomiendo para comenzar un estilo de vida saludable… Cecilia Ramírez Harris abarca todo lo que necesitas saber para incorporar el ayuno en tu vida y responde a las preguntas más comunes…». —Tony Robbins, autor best seller #1 del New York Times de Desata tu poder ilimitado. «Mi ayuno intermitente proporciona herramientas poderosas que te permiten tomar medidas en respuesta a nuestro entorno amenazante. Cecilia Ramírez Harris ha hecho…

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Amber Brock

August 2 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Set in the 1950s, Lady Be Good marks Amber Brock's mesmerizing return, sweeping readers into the world of the mischievous, status-obsessed daughter of a hotel magnate and the electric nightlife of three iconic cities: New York, Miami, and Havana. Kitty Tessler is the winsome and clever only child of self-made hotel and nightclub tycoon Nicolas Tessler. Kitty may not have the same pedigree as the tennis club set she admires, but she still sees herself as every inch the socialite--spending her days…

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Miguelina de Garcia

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Presenta Dimelo con te La Sra Miguelina de Garcia en sus programa de Radio Variedades Dominicana, daba estas recetas de hojas naturales, en este libro se afirma una vez mas que el te es una bebida por excelencia y es una de las bebidas mas populares y antiguas en el mundo. Tomar te sin cafeína es Bueno para la salud, en este libro se recopilan algunas hierbas para destacar sus propiedades, beneficios y como se preparan las infusiones, sus particularidades,…

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Khaled A. Beydoun

August 3 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

"I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. 'Please don't be Muslims, please don't be Muslims.' The four words I whispered to myself on 9/11 reverberated through the mind of every Muslim American that day and every day after.... Our fear, and the collective breath or brace for the hateful backlash that ensued, symbolize the existential tightrope that defines Muslim American identity today."…

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Rita Fidler Dorn

August 5 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Poetry: My First Language will feed you a chapter of Poetry Soup, share The Beauty of the Beasts, take you on travels to Places of Great or Little Note, and review Love Stories, War Stories, and Colors in Your Life. About the Author Rita Fidler Dorn (Ricki) Native New Yorker who grew up in Ohio; longtime South Florida resident; visible figure on the Miami academic and creative scenes. Past president of South Florida Writers Association. Creator/presenter of 3 writing lec-shops:…

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Cara H. Drinan

August 7 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

In 2003, when Terrence Graham was sixteen, he and three other teens attempted to rob a barbeque restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida. Though they left with no money, and no one was seriously injured, Terrence was sentenced to die in prison for his involvement in that crime.As shocking as Terrence's sentence sounds, it is merely a symptom of contemporary American juvenile justice practices. In the United States, adolescents are routinely transferred out of juvenile court and into adult criminal court without…

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All About Almodóvar: A Conversation with Nat Chediak

August 7 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Pedro Almodóvar had his U.S. debut at the 1984 Miami Film Festival, then run by Nat Chediak, CGAC's Director of Programming. Join us for a special evening in conversation with Chediak about Almodóvar and his illustrious career as well as Chediak's programming philosophy. The conversation will be moderated by CGAC Associate Director Javier Chavez. This panel is presented by the Gables Cinema and Books & Books. This discussion is free and open to the public on a first come, first…

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Paul Greenberg

August 8 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

By the bestselling author of Four Fish and American Catch, an eye-opening investigation of the history, science, and business behind omega-3 fatty acids, the "miracle compound" whose story is intertwined with human health and the future of our planet Omega-3 fatty acids have long been celebrated by doctors and dieticians as key to a healthy heart and a sharper brain. In the last few decades, that promise has been encapsulated in one of America's most popular dietary supplements. Omega-3s are today a multi-billion…

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Roy Sekoff

August 11 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

If David Sedaris, Chelsea Handler, Larry David, and Caitlin Moran had the unlikeliest orgy in history, the resulting love child might one day write a book like this rollicking collection of true tales from Roy Sekoff, the founding editor of the Huffington Post. Whether he's describing a teenage pilgrimage to a Times Square porn superstore, life-changing experiences with high colonics and psychic readings, an ill-fated attempt to make off with a tissue containing Oprah's tears, or that time Chevy Chase grabbed…

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Viviane Zogbhi

August 15 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

In this book, you will find everything you need for inviting family and friends at your table: Appetizers, starters, main courses, desserts and drinks. Simple and creative recipes impeccably tested that always work for all your invitations at any time. A first book of easy-to-cook recipes, fast, delicious and accessible to all! I reveal to you my secrets and give you my best personalized tips for successful meals and desserts. The book consists of 15 menus and 150 recipes and…

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Cuentomanía: primera lectura

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Con grato orgullo le damos la bienvenida a la tercera lectura de Cuentomanía, un concurso de escritura en vivo patrocinado por The Betsy South Beach, Suburbano Ediciones, Gloria Noriega y Books & Books. Un lugar donde nuestra comunidad de escritores y lectores encuentran vida en la peculiaridad de historias y en la gratificante tarea de la expresión. Estos cuentos siguen el día a día de personas cuya imaginación y amor por la palabra construye un hogar en páginas y librerías.

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Steven R. Weisman

August 23 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

The Chosen Wars is the important story of how Judaism enhanced America and how America inspired Judaism. Steven R. Weisman tells the dramatic history of how Judaism redefined itself in America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries--the personalities that fought each other and shaped its evolution and, crucially, the force of the American dynamic that transformed an ancient religion.The struggles that produced a redefinition of Judaism illuminate the larger American experience and the efforts by all Americans to reconcile their faith…

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Frances de Pontes Peebles

August 24 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

The story of an intense female friendship fueled by affection, envy and pride--and each woman's fear that she would be nothing without the other.Some friendships, like romance, have the feeling of fate.Skinny, nine-year-old orphaned Dores is working in the kitchen of a sugar plantation in 1930s Brazil when in walks a girl who changes everything. Gra a, the spoiled daughter of a wealthy sugar baron, is clever, well fed, pretty, and thrillingly ill behaved. Born to wildly different worlds, Dores…

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Fred M. Frohock

August 24 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Paul Lorca, an American professor of cultural anthropology, is living in London during a sabbatical. One evening, while walking through crowded Leicester Square, he and his thirteen-year-old daughter, Sandra, lose each other. After a frantic search, he finds her. But during the course of the next several weeks, he comes to believe that it is not his daughter he has found, but someone or something else. What if it were possible to clone a beloved deceased family member and an…

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September 2018

An Evening with Walter Mosley

September 17 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Walter Mosely requires no introduction. His award-winning, critically-adored body of work has sold millions of copies the world over. Though he is perhaps best known for his mysteries featuring the character Easy Rawlins, over the course of his long and prolific career, he has also written a handful of penetrating literary novels that wrestle with questions political and philosophical. His latest book is such a novel: the result of nearly 20 years of incubation, it is a dazzling and convention-defying…

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Cuentomanía: segunda lectura

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Con grato orgullo le damos la bienvenida a la tercera lectura de Cuentomanía, un concurso de escritura en vivo patrocinado por The Betsy South Beach, Suburbano Ediciones, Gloria Noriega y Books & Books. Un lugar donde nuestra comunidad de escritores y lectores encuentran vida en la peculiaridad de historias y en la gratificante tarea de la expresión. Estos cuentos siguen el día a día de personas cuya imaginación y amor por la palabra construye un hogar en páginas y librerías.

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October 2018

Cuentomanía: tercera lectura

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Con grato orgullo le damos la bienvenida a la tercera lectura de Cuentomanía, un concurso de escritura en vivo patrocinado por The Betsy South Beach, Suburbano Ediciones, Gloria Noriega y Books & Books. Un lugar donde nuestra comunidad de escritores y lectores encuentran vida en la peculiaridad de historias y en la gratificante tarea de la expresión. Estos cuentos siguen el día a día de personas cuya imaginación y amor por la palabra construye un hogar en páginas y librerías.

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