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April 2019

Enric Corbera

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Encuentros con mi alma Este libro consta de tres partes que casi se pueden leer como libros independientes. En la primera se despliegan una serie de conversaciones entre el héroe, nuestro protagonista, y su guía. El héroe quiere volver a casa y para ello va recorriendo su camino de la dualidad a la unidad. Este proceso le lleva a preguntar, a experimentar y a aprender los principios del mundo espiritual. El maestro le habla de la muerte y le…

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Fefi TeVe

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Fefi.TeVe....Presenta ...."Domingos Culturales” “FORO LITERARIO” Escritoras Latinoamericanas Domingo, 28 de Abril 2019  a las 10 AM Tema:  Del Propósito a la Trascendencia  !        ESCRITOR INVITADO Heradio Luces Ledezma - negocios desde el Ser Este no es un libro para emprendedores del modelo convencional, mediante la lectura recibirás las claves y herramientas prácticas para que pongas en marcha un plan de acción que te permitirá trabajar el propósito empresarial desde tu SER, para multiplicar tu productividad y generar…

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Nathaniel Rich in conversation with Rafe Pomerance

April 30 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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By 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change―including how to stop it. Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and strategists, led by two unlikely heroes, risked their careers in a desperate, escalating campaign to convince the world to act before it was too late. Losing Earth is their story, and ours. The New York Times Magazine devoted an entire issue to Nathaniel Rich’s groundbreaking chronicle of that decade, which became an instant journalistic phenomenon―the subject of…

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Letra Urbana Encuentros

April 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta El cuaderno del año del Nobel Por Mercedes Moresco Un hallazgo inesperado con el que celebrar el 20.º aniversario de la concesión del Premio Nobel a José Saramago. Fruto de un descubrimiento fortuito en el archivo de José Saramago, este libro es el último de los diarios personales que el escritor portugués dejó escrito y que se quedó, como declara el propio autor, «agarrado al disco duro del ordenador.» En sus páginas, que recorren día a día la vida…

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May 2019

Juan Castro Olivera

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Entre La Habana y Miami Entre La Habana y Miami retrata una de las sociedades más divididas del mundo a través de decenas de historias. Como la del balsero Raúl, que llegó al Cayo Marquesa nadando con su mujer a la espalda, la del coleccionista de arte Roberto Ramos, que salió una noche de Cuba con sus cuadros escondidos en un bote, o la de Leonardo y Betty, una pareja que se mantiene unida por Skype. El libro da…

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Andres Oppenheimer

May 2 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Staying true to his trademark journalistic approach, Andrés Oppenheimer takes his readers on yet another journey, this time across the globe, in a thought-provoking search to understand what the future holds for today's jobs in the foreseeable age of automation. The Robots Are Coming! centers around the issue of jobs and their future in the context of rapid automation and the growth of online products and services. As two of Oppenheimer's interviewees -- both experts in technology and economics from Oxford…

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Saskia Vogel

May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Echo is a failing actress who prefers to lose herself in the lives of others rather than examine her own. When her father disappears in a seaside misstep, she and her mother are left grief-stricken, unsure of how to piece back together their family that, it turns out, had never been whole. But then Orly – a dominatrix – moves in across the street. And through her, Echo begins to find the pieces that will allow her to carry on.…

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Coral Gables Gallery Night featuring Dmitry Zhitov

May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Trans-Siberian Express A multi sensory journey across Russia through Photographs by Dmitry Zhitov and Poetry by Ksenia Kogan        Crossing Russia by Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok was more than just a 9,288km journey over 7 time-zones, it was a journey to the past… to my childhood. I went back to Russia to visit my family and friends after more than 10 years living in the United States. I felt like I was a child who took…

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Rachel Felder

May 3 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A unique, full-color compendium that celebrates and explores the enduring power and allure of the world’s most iconic lip shade, jam-packed with entertaining stories, anecdotes, little-known facts, quotes, and more than 100 gorgeous images culled from fine art, photography, and beauty and fashion editorial and advertising. “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” — Elizabeth Taylor Lipstick is the one makeup item most women can’t live without—and the most iconic shade is red. Exuding power,…

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Pico Iyer

May 4 @ 11:00 am
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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From one of our most astute observers of human nature, a far-reaching exploration of Japanese history and culture and a moving meditation on impermanence, mortality, and grief. For years, Pico Iyer has split his time between California and Nara, Japan, where he and his Japanese wife, Hiroko, have a small home. But when his father-in-law dies suddenly, calling him back to Japan earlier than expected, Iyer begins to grapple with the question we all have to live with: how to…

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Edwidge Danticat

May 4 @ 1:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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My Mommy Medicine is a picture book about the comfort and love a mama offers when her child isn't feeling well, from renowned author Edwidge Danticat. Whenever I am sick, Or just feel kind of gloomy or sad, I can always count on my Mommy Medicine. When a child wakes up feeling sick, she is treated to a good dose of Mommy Medicine. Her remedy includes a yummy cup of hot chocolate; a cozy, bubble-filled bath time; and unlimited snuggles and…

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@ BAL HARBOUR SHOPS: Rachel Felder

May 4 @ 2:00 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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A unique, full-color compendium that celebrates and explores the enduring power and allure of the world’s most iconic lip shade, jam-packed with entertaining stories, anecdotes, little-known facts, quotes, and more than 100 gorgeous images culled from fine art, photography, and beauty and fashion editorial and advertising. “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” — Elizabeth Taylor Lipstick is the one makeup item most women can’t live without—and the most iconic shade is red. Exuding power,…

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Horacio Gioffré

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta La villa de los deseos por José Antonio Gioffré Un joven de provincia llega a la capital Argentina en busca de su destino. Deja un pueblo sumido en la miseria y el atraso, llevando en su valija solamente sus sueños de una vida mejor y un arsenal de ideas, producto de sus obsesivas lecturas, como único recurso para conseguir su sobrevivencia. La pasión juvenil de un erotismo inusitado y desbordado llenarán las páginas de la historia, en donde, y…

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Steven Raichlen

May 5 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Grill master Steven Raichlen shares more than 60 foolproof, mouthwatering recipes for preparing the tastiest, most versatile, and most beloved cut of meat in the world—outside on the grill, as well as in the kitchen. Take brisket to the next level: ’Cue it, grill it, smoke it, braise it, cure it, boil it—even bake it into chocolate chip cookies. Texas barbecued brisket is just the beginning: There’s also Jamaican Jerk Brisket and Korean Grilled Brisket to savor. Old School Pastrami…

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Abbigail N. Rosewood

May 6 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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This luminous debut novel follows a young woman from her childhood in Vietnam to her life as an immigrant in the United States – and her necessary return to her homeland. As a child, isolated from the world in a secretive military encampment with her distant mother, she turns for affection to a sympathetic soldier and to the only other girl in the camp, forming two friendships that will shape the rest of her life. As a young adult in…

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Armando Lucas Correa

May 7 @ 7:30 pm
Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd.
Coral Gables, 33134 United States
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From the internationally bestselling author of The German Girl, an unforgettable family saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children—perfect for fans of Lilac Girls, We Were the Lucky Ones, and The Alice Network. Berlin, 1939. Bookseller Amanda Sternberg and her husband, Julius, dreamed of blissful summers spent by the lake at Wannsee and unlimited opportunities for their children. But that all falls apart when the family bookshop is destroyed and…

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Brian Jay Jones

May 7 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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More than 80 years after Theodor Geisel, who wrote and illustrated under the penname Dr. Seuss, published his first children’s book, and 25 years after his death, his books continue to resonate with readers of all ages. According to Publishers Weekly, 1 in 4 new readers select a Dr. Seuss book for their first reading experience. Movies based on his work, like The Grinch, regularly inspire new generations of fans to pick up his books. Nearly three decades after his…

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Rachel Hollis at Venture X

May 8 @ 6:00 pm
Venture X Doral, 8350 NW 52nd Terrace Suite 301
Doral, FL 33166 United States
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Meet us at Venture X Doral as we present an early evening talk & book signing  with  RACHEL HOLLIS  discussing Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals RSVP HERE FOR FREE   Rachel Hollis is a #1 New York Times best-selling author of Girl, Wash Your Face, a TV personality, top motivational speaker, top podcast host, CCO of The Hollis Company and mother of four. Rachel was named by Inc. Magazine as one of the “Top 30…

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Jeannette Torres

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Ser mamá: cómo encontrar el balance sin perder la cabeza ¿Qué mamá no ha deseado que los días tengan 27 horas y las semanas 9 días? Entre ser mamá, esposa, hija, profesional y, sí, también persona, las horas no dan. La psicóloga y columnista Jeannette Torres, experta en relaciones de familia y madre de dos hijos, ha vivido en carne propia los malabares que la mujer moderna debe hacer para mantener el balance ¡sin perder la cabeza! Tan pronto…

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Israel Ellis

May 8 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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Each of us has the capacity for greatness. The sum total of all your experiences in life has brought you to a place to realize your greatest self. So what’s stopping you? The answer lies within. The only thing standing between you and your greatness is understanding your unique path.Moving Through Walls contains practices, philosophies, attitudes, and anecdotes that will challenge your assumptions and inspire you to commit to new, transformational practices. Drawing on his life story of overcoming a…

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A Night With the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35

May 9 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 program honors young fiction writers at the beginning of their careers. Every year, five National Book Award Finalists select one promising writer each to recognize at the beginning of National Book Awards week in November; each Honoree is under 35 and has published one novel or short story collection. Previous honorees include Valeria Luiselli, ZZ Packer, Karen Russell, Angela Flournoy, Phil Klay, and Yaa Gyasi. Tonight features 4 of the 5 Under 35…

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Peter Hessler

May 10 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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From the acclaimed author of River Town and Oracle Bones, an intimate excavation of life in one of the world's oldest civilizations at a time of convulsive change Drawn by a fascination with Egypt's rich history and culture, Peter Hessler moved with his wife and twin daughters to Cairo in 2011. He wanted to learn Arabic, explore Cairo's neighborhoods, and visit the legendary archaeological digs of Upper Egypt. After his years of covering China for The New Yorker, friends warned him Egypt would be…

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Andrés Neuman

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Fractura En colaboración con Miami Book Fair El señor Watanabe, superviviente de la bomba atómica, se siente un fugitivo de su propia memoria y está a punto de tomar una de las decisiones más cruciales de su vida. El terremoto previo al accidente de Fukushima provoca un movimiento de placas que remueve el pasado colectivo. Cuatro mujeres narran sus vidas y sus recuerdos de Watanabe a un enigmático periodista argentino, en un recorrido sentimental y político por ciudades como…

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Helene Berger

May 11 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Choosing Joy by Helene Berger is a book of hope, a personal journey from a woman who was determined to stay positive in the face of her husband’s diagnosis and in the process became an inspiration to other caregivers. Helene Berger began this book unwittingly, pieced together from a journal she began keeping after her husband Ady’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s. It describes her real life experiences – the mistakes and the successes that allowed the couple to build the best life…

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Karen Hoyos

May 13 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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PURPOSE: The Ultimate Quest, is designed to uncover the answers to life’s most important questions: Who am I, and why am I here? Once you know who you really are, and what your purpose is, you can travel beyond the labels in your mind and surrender to fulfill your destiny. PURPOSE features stories of Karen Hoyos’ personal challenges and victories, as well as those of her coaching clients and seminar participants. It also includes “do now” exercises that will transform your life immediately.…

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Bobbi Dick

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

Fur baby fans: this one's for you! In this charming children's book aimed at grownups, 1 + 9: The Story of Blanchette is told by a white, toy poodle named Blanchette via her adoring, human Mom named Bobbi. 60 years in the making, it's the heartwarming tail-wagging, tale of how one dog and her nine cat "siblings" created and completed a loving family unit. Moral of Bobbi's story: Pets enhance life. Bobbi is committed to helping dogs and cats find…

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Albert Woodfox

May 16 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Solitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement―in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana―all for a crime he did not commit. That Albert Woodfox survived was, in itself, a feat of extraordinary endurance against the violence and deprivation he faced daily. That he was able to emerge whole from his odyssey within America’s prison and judicial systems is a triumph of the…

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Heradio Luces

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Negocios desde el ser Este no es un libro para emprendedores del modelo convencional, mediante la lectura recibirás las claves y herramientas prácticas para que pongas en marcha un plan de acción que te permitirá trabajar el propósito empresarial desde tu SER, para multiplicar tu productividad y generar un equilibrio mayor en tu vida personal y profesional. El texto está dividido en dos partes; primero se basa en su propia historia como inmigrante emprendedor, en donde luego de recibir…

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Moisés Naím

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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“Una novela que muestra la cara más cruda del populismo, y que llega más allá de donde un ensayo político podría llegar”.-Arturo Pérez-Reverte

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Rubens Riol

May 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta El entierro de las consignas “El entierro de las consignas” es una antología de críticas y ensayos sobre arte cubano y de otras latitudes ―publicados por Rubens Riol entre 2005 y 2017, a propósito de exhibiciones acontecidas en La Habana, Miami y Nueva York― con la cual celebra 12 años de carrera periodística. “Se trata de un libro fino, urgente, polémico, visceral, catártico, lleno de exorcismos, riesgos y provocaciones. Así describiría, modestamente, mi primera contribución a la historiografía del arte…

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Sheila Morataya

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Yo soy único e irrepetible: El método infalible para cultivar el amor propio y dirigir desde el alma Con su voz clara y sincera, Sheila Morataya ofrece una guía inspiradora no solo para identificar tus fortalezas y habilidades, sino también para ayudarte a lograr una felicidad verdadera y duradera. Su método simple y efectivo te ayudará a transformar el miedo en autoestima; la inseguridad en confianza total; la envidia por admiración y relaciones interpersonales disfuncionales se volverán poderosas alianzas.…

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June 2019

Marie M. Griffin

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Ponte en mis zapatos ¿Te engañó alguien a quien le entregaste tu corazón? ¿Estás en una situación que compromete tus principios? ¿Ves que sobrevives en un entorno al que no perteneces? ¿Piensas que eres como un zapato viejo olvidado en un rincón? Si alguna vez te has hecho preguntas como estas, ¡atrévete a ponerte en los zapatos de una mujer que aprendió desde temprana edad la importancia de encarar la vida tomada de la mano del Señor!Ahora, la pregunta…

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Gonzalo Salinas

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Venciendo la adicción al porno: 7 pasos para tener una vida sexual sana Con Venciendo la adicción al porno, Gonzalo Salinas nos entrega un revelador testimonio, donde le damos una mirada al mundo oscuro y destructivo de la adicción a la pornografía. El autor nos cuenta de forma impactante historia, como estuvo cautivo en esta adicción por más de dos décadas y como ella casi lo lleva al suicidio. Este libro da una mirada cruda, rigurosa a una industria…

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Fierce Reads Spring 2019 Tour featuring Hafsah Faizal, Kristina Forest, Maurene Goo and Jess Rothenberg!

June 10 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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  Set in a richly detailed world inspired by ancient Arabia, Hafsah Faizal's We Hunt the Flame--first in the Sands of Arawiya series--is a gripping debut of discovery, conquering fear, and taking identity into your own hands. People lived because she killed. People died because he lived. Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy…

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Charles Fishman

June 13 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing: The New York Times bestselling author of The Wal-Mart Effect, Charles Fishman, reveals the untold true story of the men and women charged with taking the United States to the Moon. President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States would land a man on the Moon by 1970. No group was more surprised than the engineers at NASA.…

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Beth Dunlop & Steven Brooke

June 14 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The work of the acclaimed designer of villas in Spanish, Moorish, Venetian, and Mediterranean style, in all-new color photography. The go-to architect for the Jazz Age elite of South Florida and beyond, Addison Mizner created a new architectural style and a new lifestyle for the wealthy and socially prominent of Palm Beach--America's preeminent winter resort town of the time. Building mansions, clubs, hotels and apartment houses with a bent toward fantasy and romance, Mizner established a design vocabulary and tradition…

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Mary Beth Keane

June 18 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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ASK AGAIN, YES, by Mary Beth Keane, is a stunningly ambitious novel with the scope and resonance of Ann Patchett’s Commonwealth and the character-driven plot, broad appeal, and suburban setting of Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere. Keane is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and the author of the highly acclaimed novels THE WALKING PEOPLE and FEVER (optioned for the screen by Elisabeth Moss)—and in ASK AGAIN, YES, she is at the height of her considerable powers. Francis…

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Mamta Chaudry

June 20 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A timeless story of love and loss is transformed when a bereaved pianist discovers a mysterious letter among her late lover's possessions, launching her headlong into a decades-old search for a child who vanished in the turbulence of wartime Paris.  In the summer of 1989, while all of Paris is poised to celebrate the bicentennial of the French Revolution, Sylvie mourns the loss of her lover, Julien, and is unable to find solace in the music that has always been…

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Victor Deupi

June 21 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A quiet revolution is unfolding in the realm of classical architecture today, as the environmental, technological, and economic demands of contemporary practice require levels of efficiency that were never previously expected. This new wave of modern classicism reflects a progressive approach, addressing the pressing needs of the present and future fabric of our cities, towns and landscapes. This new wave of modern classicism reflects a progressive approach, addressing the pressing needs of the present and future fabric of our cities,…

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Gerri Chanel

June 26 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Monuments Men-style true story of the men and women of France’s Musées Nationaux who saved its art and antiquities from Nazi looting  In August 1939, curators at the Louvre nestled the world’s most famous painting into a special red velvet-lined case and spirited her away to the Loire Valley. So began the biggest evacuation of art and antiquities in history. As the Germans neared Paris in 1940, the French raced to move the masterpieces still further south, then again and…

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Jonathan M. Hansen

June 27 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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An intimate, revisionist portrait of the early years of Fidel Castro, showing how an unlikely young Cuban led his country in revolution and transfixed the world. This book will change how you think about Fidel Castro. Young Castro challenges readers to put aside the caricature of a bearded, cigar-munching, anti-American hot head to discover how Castro became the dictator who acted as a thorn in the side of US presidents for nearly half a century. These pages show Fidel Castro getting…

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July 2019

Cadwell Turnbull

July 25 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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An alien ship rests over Water Island. For five years the people of the US Virgin Islands have lived with the Ynaa, a race of superadvanced aliens on a research mission they will not fully disclose. They are benevolent in many ways but meet any act of aggression with disproportional wrath. This has led to a strained relationship between the Ynaa and the local Virgin Islanders and a peace that cannot last. A year after the death of a young…

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August 2019

Leonard Pitts, Jr.

August 8 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A page-turning look at race and violence in WWII-era America— posing big questions about morality, race, and what it might take for people to confront learned dehumanization of others—that showcases Pitts’s gift for telling emotionally wrenching stories.  Could you find the courage to do what’s right in a world on fire? Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and bestselling novelist Leonard Pitts, Jr.’s new historical page-turner is a great American tale of race and war that encourages readers to grapple with big questions…

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Elissa Altman

August 22 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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How can a mother and daughter who love (but don’t always like) each other coexist without driving each other crazy? It’s the universal question that has defined mothers and daughters from Demeter and Persephone to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. “Wise, evocative, and rich in insight, this compassionate and beautiful memoir is ultimately an act of love.”—Claire Messud, author of The Burning Girl After surviving a traumatic childhood in nineteen-seventies New York and young adulthood living in the shadow of her flamboyant…

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November 2019

Deborah Goodrich Royce

November 29 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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On a sunny summer morning by the sea in New England, Susan Ford’s cocoon of privilege is threatened when an Iraqi man from her distant past boards a plane in Baghdad to come find her. Mrs. Ford leads a privileged life. From her Blenheim spaniels to her cottage on the coast of Watch Hill, Rhode Island, she carefully curates her world. Hair in place, house in place, life in place, Susan Ford keeps it under control. Early one morning in…

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