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April 2019

StacyPlays

April 18 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The next installment in the New York Times bestselling series! From YouTube gamer StacyPlays comes the exhilarating sequel to her Minecraft-inspired adventure novel about a girl raised by wolves. Stacy would do anything to protect the Taiga where she lives with the pack of intelligent wolves who raised her. But when humans start to encroach on their forest, their only choice is escape to a place no Arctic wolf has gone before: the desert. The Mesa, with its canyons, snakes, and coyotes,…

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Lou Hernandez

April 20 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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  In "The Curse of the Cobalt Moon," teenage hemophiliac, Joshua Puig discovers that he is a half-vampire. He has his life turned upside down when he is confronted with the existence of two types of half-vampires—a non-aggressive group, and another, infused with a much more combative and deadly blood stock. Joshua reluctantly accepts that he belongs to the group with the ‘passive’ supernatural strains. A cycle of seven blue moons completes the transformation for Joshua and all like him.…

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Ruth Reichl

April 23 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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  Trailblazing food writer and beloved restaurant critic Ruth Reichl took the job (and the risk) of a lifetime when she entered the glamorous, high-stakes world of magazine publishing. Now, for the first time, she chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet.  “This is the rare case of an amazing writer living an amazing life.”—Ann Patchett  When Condé Nast offered Ruth Reichl the top position at America’s oldest epicurean magazine, she declined. She was a writer, not a…

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Lydia Fitzpatrick

April 25 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A gripping and deftly plotted narrative of family and belonging, Lights All Night Long is a dazzling debut novel from an acclaimed young writer "Lights All Night Long is utterly brilliant and completely captivating. . . . One of the most propulsive, un-put-downable literary novels I've read in ages."--Anthony Marra, author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena Fifteen-year-old Ilya arrives in Louisiana from his native Russia for what should be the adventure of his life: a year in America as an exchange student. The…

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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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Nathaniel Rich

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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May 2019

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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