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January 2019

Dani Shapiro

January 17 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she recently made about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden story of her own life. What makes us who we are? What combination of memory, history, biology, experience, and that ineffable thing called the soul defines us? In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her…

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Caitlin Kunkel

January 18 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In February of 2018, a short satirical piece on McSweeney’s became a viral sensation: “New Erotica for Feminists” attracted nearly a million page views and six figures worth of Facebook shares within weeks. The premise? Subverting common romance and adult genre tropes into hilarious, hot and very bothered feminist fantasies where equal pay, a diverse Congress, and an immortal Ruth Bader Ginsburg are made manifest. The authors of that piece, Caitlin Kunkel, Brooke Preston, Fiona Taylor, and Carrie Wittmer, are…

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Victoria Johnson

January 18 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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  This illustrated lecture by historian Victoria Johnson features her acclaimed new book, American Eden, a finalist for the National Book Award in nonfiction and a New York Times Notable Book of 2018. When Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr met on a dueling ground in July 1804, they chose the same attending physician: David Hosack. Family doctor and friend to both men, Hosack is today a shadowy figure at the edge of a famous duel, the great achievements of his…

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Caroline Eubanks

January 20 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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You may think you know the South for its food, its people, its past, and its stories, but if there's one thing that's certain, it's that the region tells far more than one tale. It is ever-evolving, open to interpretation, steeped in history and tradition, yet defined differently based on who you ask. This Is My South inspires the reader to explore the Southern States--Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia--like never before. No other guide pulls…

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Paul Steinhardt

January 21 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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One of the most fascinating scientific detective stories of the last fifty years, an exciting quest for a new form of matter. The Second Kind of Impossible reads like James Gleick’s Chaos combined with an Indiana Jones adventure. When leading Princeton physicist Paul Steinhardt began working in the 1980s, scientists thought they knew all the conceivable forms of matter. The Second Kind of Impossible is the story of Steinhardt’s thirty-five-year-long quest to challenge conventional wisdom. It begins with a curious geometric pattern that inspires two theoretical physicists to…

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Roxana Castillo

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta El poder de la mujer latina en los negocios El Poder de la Mujer Latina en los Negocios es una guía práctica para emprender con éxito en U.S.A. Ha sido escrito desde la experiencia de la autora de cómo empezar un negocio exitoso en otro país con herramientas fundamentales como los talentos, la experiencia de vida, el deseo de hacer realidad los sueños y lograr la libertad financiera. El propósito de este libro está alineado con la tendencia actual…

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Octavia Yearwood

January 22 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books at The Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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A fully interactive book written by a former foster child, Octavia Yearwood. How The Hell Did You Do That?! is a guidebook, memoir, and workbook being called "the millennials manifesto!". How The Hell Did You Do That?! was written with the intention to help foster youth and those who have endured traumatic childhoods walk through the process of self-healing. How The Hell Did You Do That?! highlights the 9 practices Yearwood used to navigate through adversity to an unexpected thriving…

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Robert W. Turner

January 22 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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The NFL is the most popular professional sports league in the United States. Its athletes receive multimillion-dollar contracts and almost endless media attention. The league's most important game, the Super Bowl, is practically a national holiday. Making it to the NFL, however, is not about the promised land of fame and fortune. Robert W. Turner II draws on his personal experience as a former professional football player as well as interviews with more than 140 current and former NFL players…

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James Rollins

January 23 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In the race to save one of their own, Sigma Force must wrestle with the deepest spiritual mysteries of mankind in this mind-expanding adventure from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, told with his trademark blend of cutting edge science, historical mystery, and pulse-pounding action. Arriving home on Christmas Eve, Commander Gray Pierce discovers his house ransacked, his pregnant lover missing, and his best friend’s wife, Kat, unconscious on the kitchen floor. With no shred of evidence to follow, his one…

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Mike Avila

January 24 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Immerse yourself in the art and making of Aquaman, the movie chronicling Arthur Curry’s path to a future reign as King of the Seven Seas. The Art and Making of Aquaman takes readers behind the scenes of the highly anticipated 2018 Warner Bros. Pictures film based on the popular DC character. Featuring previously unseen photographs and breathtaking concept art, this book is a must-have for any fan. Witness the epic journey of Aquaman, a Super Hero who struggles to accept his heritage…

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Michael Langlois

January 24 @ 7:30 pm
Books & Books in Coconut Grove, 3409 Main Highway
COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States
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Michael Langlois began studying ballet at the age of ten, convinced it would catapult him from Pop Warner directly into the NFL. Eventually forced to choose between football and ballet, he looked at his less-than-five-foot frame and decided ballet might be a more practical option. He went on to train at the North Carolina School of the Arts and the School of American Ballet in New York before being offered a job at American Ballet Theatre by the foremost dancer…

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Alejandro Portes & Ariel C. Armony

January 25 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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Over the last quarter century, no other city like Miami has rapidly transformed into a global city. The Global Edge charts the social tensions and unexpected consequences of this remarkable process of change. Acting as a follow-up to the highly successful City on the Edge, The Global Edge examines Miami in the context of globalization and scrutinizes its newfound place as a major international city. Written by two well-known scholars in the field, the book examines Miami’s rise as a finance and banking center…

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Al Romero

January 26 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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REVOLUTION is a thrilling novel of intrigue, deception, betrayal, courage and the remarkable resilience of the human spirit under unbelievable circumstances. It illustrates how Fidel and his brother Raul lied to the Cuban people, cheated those who helped them fight against Batista and murdered their way into power, removing anyone and everyone they saw as a threat. Revolution is the story of the Quintanas, an ordinary middle class family thrown into the turbulence of a civil war during the Cuban…

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Ashley Feinstein Gerstley

January 28 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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When were you last happy with your finances? Create lasting happiness with your financial situation — not by creating a blistering budget but by living the life you love! Ashley Feinstein Gerstley was working in financial services when she came to the shocking realization that even she was stressed about her personal finances. How could that be, with all her education and experience in dealing with money? Ashley quickly realized that her stress didn't only arise from a lack of…

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Ludovica Squirru

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Horóscopo Chino 2019 - Año del Cerdo de Tierra Horóscopo número 35 de Ludovica Squirru Dari, reconocida astróloga y autora bestseller en Latinoamérica.

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Oscar Vela

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Books & Books at The Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Presenta Náufragos en tierra  Un evento en colaboración con Miami Book Fair Durante la dictadura de Fulgencio Batista en Cuba, César Gómez Hernández tuvo que exiliarse en México por hacer parte de la oposición. En 1956 regresó a la isla a bordo del Granma, junto con Fidel y Raúl Castro, el Che Guevara y otros setenta y ocho expedicionarios que buscaban liberar el país de la intervención estadounidense y acabar con los horrores del gobierno de Batista. Cuando se acabó…

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Tim Dorsey

January 31 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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We apologize for the inconvenience but Tim Dorsey has had to cancel his talk (1/31) at the bookstore due to sudden illness. Please keep an eye out for future announcements and don't forget to read his book No Sunscreen for the Dead.  Get well soon, Tim! The Sunshine State’s most lovable psychopath, Serge A. Storms, kills it in this zany adventure from the “compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny” (Boston Globe) king of mayhem, New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey. Serge and Coleman…

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Andrew Roberts

January 31 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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We’re pleased to share with you CHURCHILL: WALKING WITH DESTINY by bestselling and award-winning author Andrew Roberts. This landmark reconsideration of the iconic war leader is based on extensive new material—from private letters and diaries to transcripts of war cabinet meetings. When we seek an example of unalloyed courage, the man who comes to mind is Winston Churchill: the visionary leader, immune from the consensus of the day, who stood firmly for his beliefs when everyone doubted him. But how…

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February 2019

Coral Gables Gallery Night featuring Cathy Allsman with “Subterranean Maps”

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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This series explores the feeling of being lost and trying to find your way home. Even having a map can leave us perplexed or lead us to a shadowy detour. We all long for refuge in some safe idyllic harbor. Sometimes that safety and peace can be easy to reach and other times it is staggeringly difficult to find your way through to shelter. Home can be an inviolable place or it could contain an unease and dangers of its…

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Julie Gaines

February 1 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In this charming graphic memoir, the founder of an iconic housewares shop recounts the ups and downs—and ups again—of starting a family business, starting a family, and staying true to one’s path while trying to make it in the Big City. Whether it’s a set of vintage plates from a 1920s steamship, a mug with a New Yorker cartoon on it, a tin of sprinkles designed by Amy Sedaris, or a juice glass from a Jazz Age hotel, Fishs Eddy products are…

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Hank Gola

February 2 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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On Christmas night, 1939, two vastly different teams from Garfield, New Jersey, and Miami, Florida collided in the historic Orange Bowl to decide the National Sports Foundation’s national championship. Garfield’s Boilermakers were children of immigrants drawn to the industrial city’s churning factories. Miami’s Stingarees were from families from all over the country settling in one of America’s most promising and thriving cities. In City of Champions, Hank Gola, a veteran and award-winning football writer, unveils this long-forgotten game. Gola mines stories…

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María Cecilia Santos

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Presenta Una vida sin límites  Un accidente con traumatismo cerebral casi le cuesta la vida y le dio un giro a su existencia con una nueva visión y con desafíos insospechados que con fe ha logrado encarar de manera extraordinaria, lo cual ahora le permiten descubrir que el arte es más sensorial que visual. Cecilia ha sido galardonada por el el Consulado Ecuatoriano en Miami como ciudadana destacada. La autora ha expuesto su rica obra y ha dictado conferencias en…

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Charles Todd

February 4 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Scotland Yard’s Ian Rutledge seeks a killer who has eluded Scotland Yard for years in this next installment of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling series. An astonishing tip from a grateful ex-convict seems implausible—but Inspector Ian Rutledge is intrigued and brings it to his superior at Scotland Yard. Alan Barrington, who has evaded capture for ten years, is the suspect in an appalling murder during Black Ascot, the famous 1910 royal horserace honoring the late King Edward VII. His disappearance began…

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Laurence Leamer

February 5 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Where Trump Learned to Rule To know Donald J. Trump―to understand what makes the forty-fifth president of the United States tick―it is best to start in his natural habitat: Palm Beach, Florida. It is here he learned the techniques that took him all the way to the White House. Painstakingly, over decades, he has created a world in this exclusive tropical enclave and favorite haunt of billionaires where he is not just president but a king. The vehicle for his…

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Ian Rankin

February 6 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A cold case involving a missing private investigator threatens to unearth skeletons from Rebus's past in this "must-read" mystery (Tana French). Rebus' retirement is disrupted once again when skeletal remains are identified as a private investigator who went missing over a decade earlier. The remains, found in a rusted car in the East Lothian woods, not far from Edinburgh, quickly turn into a cold case murder investigation. Rebus' old friend, Siobhan Clarke is assigned to the case, but neither of…

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Tim Watson

February 6 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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  Focusing on the 1950s and early 1960s, Culture Writing explores the dynamic exchanges between literary writers and anthropologists on both sides of the Atlantic. Culture Writing shows that the "literary turn" in anthropology took place earlier than has conventionally been assumed, in the 1950s rather than the 1970s and 80s, and occurred in the context of decolonization. Simultaneously, some literary writers reacted to the end of the period of modernist experimentation by turning to ethnographic methods for representing the people and cultural practices…

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Cecilia Alegria Dr. Amor

February 7 @ 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 ALESSIA, Mi hijo es una mujer trans Este libro autobiográfico narra el proceso de cambio de una madre cristiana sumamente conservadora, -consejera bíblica matrimonial-, quien descubre lo que nunca imaginó: su hijo mayor, casado, se define como mujer y a pesar de estar consciente de las posibles consecuencias de su radical decisión, se convierte en la primera persona en hacer la transición de género en un alto cargo laboral en Chile, y no sólo conserva su puesto sino que…

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James Grippando

February 8 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Miami attorney Jack Swyteck lands in the heart of the contentious immigration debate when he takes on the heart-wrenching case of an undocumented immigrant who fled to America to protect her daughter and save herself, in this timely and pulse-pounding thriller that explores the stories behind the headlines from New York Times bestselling author James Grippando, winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. Julia Rodriguez and her teenage daughter Beatriz escaped bloodthirsty gangs, random violence and, Julia's abusive husband back…

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Lisa McMann

February 9 @ 2:00 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Ten years after Alex and Aaron Stowe brought peace to Quill and Artimé, their younger twin sisters journey beyond Artimé in the third novel in the New York Times bestselling sequel series to The Unwanteds, which Kirkus Reviews called “The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter.” Devastated by loss and hampered by war, Fifer struggles to regroup and continue the search for her twin. Meanwhile Thisbe, pounded by images of Grimere’s dark history, contemplates her abandonment and considers leaving Rohan behind in a risky move that…

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Julie Marie Wade & Denise Duhamel

February 10 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Essays. Two American women, born a generation apart, surf the feminist third wave in these thirteen thematically linked and formally innovative lyric essays. Julie Marie Wade was born the day Denise Duhamel took her first college class. Duhamel published her first poetry book Smile!in 1993, the year Wade entered high school. Duhamel's writing helped to shape the third wave of Wade's emerging feminist experience. Wade came of age reading Duhamel's confessional poetry but was also influenced by what…

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Pedro Medina León

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Discussing TOUR: A Journey Through Miami's Culture Tour offers an overview of the main historical, cultural and popular elements that have shaped the city of Miami. Pedro Medina León shares through essays and brief chronicles, how Henry Flagler opened the doors of Miami to the rest of the country; how the decline of the legendary rock band The Doors started in Coconut Grove; how Opa Locka, a city inspired by The Thousand and One Nights, was conceived as one of…

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Mary Adkins

February 11 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A comedy-drama for the digital age: an epistolary debut novel about the ties that bind and break our hearts, for fans of Maria Semple and Rainbow Rowell. Iris Massey is gone. But she’s left something behind. For four years, Iris Massey worked side by side with PR maven Smith Simonyi, helping clients perfect their brands. But Iris has died, taken by terminal illness at only thirty-three. Adrift without his friend and colleague, Smith is surprised to discover that in her…

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Arnoldo Tauler

February 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta El dron: atentado al presidente de los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica. ¡Un thriller pleno de acción, suspense, historia y amor! La lucha entre la democracia occidental y la salvaje cultura de la violencia. Un atentado perpetrado por ISIS contra el derecho de la humanidad a vivir en paz. Una novela que nos concierne a todos y nos alerta sobre los peligros y amenazas de los grupos terroristas que desean destruir nuestra progresista forma de vida. Acerca del autor:  Licenciado…

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Suniland Five Minute Pieces

February 13 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Join us for a free reading event! Sign up to read your own creative work to an engaged audience of writers and readers. 5-minute slots for aspiring writers! Sign up @ the door Featuring authors Ivonne Lamazares & Mia Leonin

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Alejandro Chabán

February 15 @ 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 Cocinando con Chabán En Cocinando con Chabán, encontrarás setenta y cinco exquisitos platos clásicos del mundo latinoamericano. Cada receta está llena de sabores tradicionales que te harán la boca agua sin añadir calorías demás para lograr mantener un peso saludable, ¡y Alejandro está aquí para enseñarte cómo hacerlo! Desde tacos y tamales mexicanos hasta alcapurrias puertorriqueñas, mangú dominicano y arepas venezolanas, estas comidas esenciales de la cocina latinoamericana son fáciles de hacer sin romper con tu presupuesto ni con…

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Roy Nickerson and David J Schroeder

February 16 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Roy Nickerson at 6 - 7 PM  Lethe’s Water is a wry account of the author’s existential struggle during three months of hospital convalescence from a quadruple bypass surgery gone wrong. In addition to offering up a sober look at hospital life, this memoir is a collection of epiphanies in poetry and prose on aging and death and friendship and his own foster child identity, discovering from his hospital bed at seventy five that he had a mother and brother…

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Dennis Scholl, Kareem Tabsch & Brett Sokol – Shtetl in the Sun & The Last Resort at The Coral Gables Art Cinema

February 16 @ 7:00 pm
The Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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An uncannily revealing portrait of American photographers Andy Sweet and Gary Monroe and the vibrant community of Jewish retirees they obsessively focused their camera’s lens on in the sunburned paradise of 1970s Miami Beach. “A Photographers paradise…a story that’s fascinating, poignant"- The New York Times "Poignantly nostalgic...an evocative portrait of a now-bygone era"- The Hollywood Reporter "This charming documentary — like Miami itself — has a little bit of everything: Old Jews, Art Deco architecture, serious beach style, rival artists,…

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Ashley M. Jones

February 17 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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dark // thing is a multifaceted work that explores the darkness/otherness by which the world sees Black people. Ashley M. Jones stares directly into the face of the racism that allows people to be seen as dark things, as objects that can be killed/enslaved/oppressed/devalued. This work, full as it is of slashes of all kinds, ultimately separates darkness from thingness, affirming and celebrating humanity. BUY THE BOOK About the Author: Ashley M. Jones, a faculty member in the creative writing department…

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Elinor Lipman

February 18 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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One woman’s trash becomes another woman’s treasure in a delightful new romantic comedy from Elinor Lipman – Good Riddance. Daphne Maritch doesn’t quite know what to make of the heavily annotated high school yearbook she inherits from her mother, who held this relic dear. Too dear. The late June Winter Maritch was the teacher to whom the class of ’68 had dedicated its yearbook, and in turn she went on to attend every reunion, scribbling notes and observations after each one—not always charitably—and noting…

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Some Like It Hot Designer Panel in Coral Gables

February 19 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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"A great designer doesn’t convince—a great designer seduces.” – Fanny Haim   Join us for an evening celebrating design! Contributing authors and acclaimed Florida interior designers of Some Like it HOT will discuss their inspiration sources and what truly makes a room. A book signing will follow.   Who’s on the panel? Anil Kakar Juan Carlos Arcila-Duque Juan Poggi Margarita Courtney & Cristina Courtney Boland Hillary Littlejohn Scurtis Robert Rionda RSVP HERE FOR FREE   Designers will divulge their philosophies about style…

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BHS: Some Like It Hot Design Panel

February 20 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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"A great designer doesn’t convince—a great designer seduces.” – Fanny Haim   Join us for an evening celebrating design! Contributing authors and acclaimed Florida interior designers of Some Like it HOT will discuss their inspiration sources and what truly makes a room. A book signing will follow.   Who’s on the panel? Amy Herman Fanny Haim Lachmee Chin of ODP Architects Sarah Zohar Sharron Lannan   Designers will divulge their philosophies about style and taste through insider tips and accessible advice, covering…

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José Ignacio Valenzuela “Chascas”

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Si leíste Mi abuela, la loca... ¡no te pierdas Mi tío Pachunga!

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Lisa Cicero & Martin Baranek

February 21 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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"If Martin Baranek's memoir of his hellish journey were fiction, I would dismiss it as beyond comprehension. The fact that in this book Martin's own words testify in some detail to his experiences from ghetto to work camp to extermination camps to death march to liberation and eventual arrival to the Land of Israel, powerfully teaches us that the unbelievable actually happened. This is an eye opening window into humanity at its lowest and cruelest. It is also one human…

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Kareem Tabsch, Brett Sokol & special guest Ellen Sweet Moss : Shtetl in the Sun & The Last Resort

February 21 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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Join filmmaker Kareem Tabsch and author/publisher Brett Sokol for a conversation about the film and the book, Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet’s South Beach 1977-1980 at Books & Books, Bal Harbour Shops! RSVP HERE FOR FREE An uncannily revealing portrait of American photographers Andy Sweet and Gary Monroe and the vibrant community of Jewish retirees they obsessively focused their camera’s lens on in the sunburned paradise of 1970s Miami Beach. “A Photographers paradise…a story that’s fascinating, poignant”- The New York Times…

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Ayesha Harruna Attah

February 21 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Based on true events, a story of courage, forgiveness, love, and freedom in precolonial Ghana, told through the eyes of two women born to vastly different fates.  Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that transforms her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father's court. These two women's lives converge as infighting…

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