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February 2019

Deborah C. Pollack

February 22 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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  From roughly 1930 to 1960, Miami Beach attracted an exclusive colony of socialites, who mixed with Hollywood celebrities and dignitaries, such as Winston Churchill, as effortlessly as tonic mixes with gin. Elizabeth Taylor announced her ill-fated engagement to the son of a former ambassador in Miami Beach. Other movie stars, such as Veronica Lake, were filmed in the enclave. Beautiful model Bab Beckwith, the first Orange Bowl Parade queen, dated John F. Kennedy while he was in Miami in…

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Mario Alberto Kempes

February 22 @ 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 matador: biografía Mario Alberto Kempes, alias el “Matador”, máxima estrella y goleador de la selección albiceleste que ganó el Mundial de Fútbol 1978, decidió contar su versión de una historia que se jugó dentro y fuera de la cancha y que, después de cuarenta años, todavía genera polémicas. ¿Fue Argentina un justo campeón? ¿Cómo le ganó a Perú por 6 a 0? ¿Los futbolistas fueron usados por la sangrienta dictadura militar para distraer al pueblo en medio de…

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Rosie Inguanzo

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US

La relación entre madre e hija es el punto de partida para una historia dañada: una novela coral o libro de relatos interconectados, una novela de duelo, los jirones de una turbulencia, una pesadilla histórica, un caleidoscopio de narrativo, un relato clínico, una circunstancia quebrada, una novela sobre la memoria, y más que nada sobre la identidad.

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Carlos Gámez Pérez

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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En un futuro no muy lejano, cuatro inmigrantes arriesgarán su vida en un "juego" donde la apuesta es alcanzar la Tierra Prometida de lo que otrora se llamara Europa. Carlos Gámez Pérez nos entrega esta visión distópica, en un mundo que a ratos tristemente parece demasiado próximo, ante el resurgimiento de los nacionalismos a nivel global.

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Fefi TeVe presenta Conectate con tu sentir

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Books & Books 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, 24 de Febrero 2019  a las 10 AM Tema:  Conectate con tu SENTIR !        ESCRITORAS   INVITADAS Dra. Juana Frontera - Cecilia Alegria - Thais Navarrete Conecta con tu Sentir - ALESSIA - Floreciendo en la Sombra                          Estaremos recolectando $5 a la entrada y en cambio usted recibirá un voucher que podrá utilizar como crédito en la librería.

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Eleni Gage

February 24 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A perfect wedding is equal parts planning and magic. While hundreds of books are devoted to guiding the engaged couple through the planning process, Lucky in Love: Traditions, Customs, and Rituals to Personalize Your Wedding (Clarkson Potter, $16.99) focuses on the magic. A cross-cultural collection of folklore from all over the world, this unique and essential guidebook covers auspicious traditions that will help couples achieve a meaningful wedding and a lifetime of luck and happiness. Virtually every culture, religion, and…

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Letra Urbana presenta Fernando Aleu

February 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Presentando el libro El intercambio Centrada en torno a un hecho real, el intercambio de prisioneros de los ejércitos aliado y nazi que se celebró en Barcelona durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, El intercambio es una novela de amor y de amistad, de intriga, espionaje y aventura. En mitad de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, los Aliados y Alemania acordaron llevar a cabo un intercambio de soldados prisioneros de Guerra al final de la cruenta campaña militar del Norte de África,…

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Dave Cullen

February 27 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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On the first anniversary of the events at Parkland, the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of Columbine offers an intimate, deeply moving account of the extraordinary teenage survivors who became activists and pushed back against the NRA and feckless Congressional leaders—inspiring millions of Americans to join their grassroots #neveragain movement. Nineteen years ago, Dave Cullen was among the first to arrive at Columbine High, even before most of the SWAT teams went in. While writing his acclaimed account of the tragedy, he suffered…

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Pilar Sinquemani

February 28 @ 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 Crónicas de una divorciada Jacqueline Kingsley acaba de encontrar la evidencia perfecta para llevar un divorcio a su favor. Sin embargo, no sabe cómo se adaptaría a la vida de soltera tras más de veinte años de casada con Phil, un exitoso magnate de Wall Street. Sin duda, necesita el consejo de su amiga Ariana y el encuentro de ambas durante una noche de copas las llevará a vivir eventos completamente inesperados. Juntas aprenderán el valor del amor propio,…

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Laura Little

February 28 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Few people associate law books with humor. Yet the legal world--in particular the American legal system--is itself frequently funny. Indeed, jokes about the profession are staples of American comedy. And there is actually humor within the world of law too: both lawyers and judges occasionally strive to be funny to deal with the drudgery of their duties. Just as importantly, though, our legal system is a strong regulator of humor. It encourages some types of humor while muzzling or punishing…

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March 2019

Coral Gables Gallery Night Opening & Book Talk: Manny Hernandez “CANDIDS Miami”

March 1 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join us for a special Gallery Night followed by a book talk and signing with Manny Hernandez! Throughout the last 29 years, photographer Manny Hernandez has been capturing Miami’s essence in arts, fashion, lifestyle, celebrities, and pop culture. CANDIDS Miami, published by boutique publishing house Wynwood Books, was presented at this past year Miami Book Fair. “My self-published book has been a summer project, that after a few obstacles, it’s finally here” Hernandez said, “These are a selection of some…

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Francoise Elizee & Pipe Yanguas

March 2 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The entrepreneurial spirit of the Haitian woman has always inspired me. The Madan Sara(“Madam Sara”) or “woman in the market,” who carries the local economy on her shoulders, and all the women who have earned the title potomitan—a woman who plays a central role in the family and economy of Haiti—are simply remarkable. This book is a tribute to the Haitian women and a testament of my admiration for them—their impeccable aesthetic, talent, and contribution to the culture. It is about a journey to…

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Anastasia Gomez

March 3 @ 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 Mujeres aprendices de la magia.  Fueron muchas las señales que me llevaron a escribir lo que viví en ese viaje místico a Marrakech. Desde como tomé la decisión, alce vuelo y acudí al encuentro con otras catorce mujeres para fundirnos con el pasado en una aventura en una ciudad que parecía haber quedado en la era medieval, hasta el hecho de amalgamarnos con el entorno que nos acobijó por escasas setenta y dos horas. Lo intrincado de sus calles,…

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Chris Wilson in conversation with Chris Adamo

March 5 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The inspiring, instructive, and ultimately triumphant memoir of a man who used hard work and a Master Plan to turn a life sentence into a second chance. Growing up in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, Chris Wilson was so afraid for his life he wouldn't leave the house without a gun. One night, defending himself, he killed a man. At eighteen, he was sentenced to life in prison with no hope of parole. But what should have been the end…

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Theater of Shopping

March 6 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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Join us for an intimate conversation with Randy Whitman, Matthew Whitman Lazenby, Alastair Gordon and Barbara de Vries moderated by Mitchell Kaplan. BUY THE BOOK HERE  This lavishly illustrated book celebrates one of the most influential and successful retail centers in the world, from its opening in 1965--when it changed the retail landscape by inviting European designers such as Gucci and Valentino to open stores within a shopping mall--until the present day. Theater of Shopping tells the story of retail visionary…

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Manny Hernandez at Bal Harbour Shops!

March 7 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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Throughout the last 29 years, photographer Manny Hernandez has been capturing Miami’s essence in arts, fashion, lifestyle, celebrities, and pop culture. CANDIDS Miami, published by boutique publishing house Wynwood Books, was presented at this past year Miami Book Fair. “My self-published book has been a summer project, that after a few obstacles, it’s finally here” Hernandez said, “These are a selection of some of my favorite pics that include Gianni Versace, Madonna, and Celia Cruz”. Born and raised in Miami,…

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Christina Proenza-Coles

March 8 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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American Founders reveals men and women of African descent as key protagonists in the story of American democracy. It chronicles how black people developed and defended New World settlements, undermined slavery, and championed freedom throughout the hemisphere from the sixteenth thorough the twentieth centuries. While conventional history tends to reduce the roles of African Americans to antebellum slavery and the civil rights movement, in reality African residents preceded the English by a century and arrived in the Americas in numbers…

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Paul R. Lipton

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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  A terrible car accident has occurred and now a good man, a devoted husband and father, lies dying in a hospital bed with his wife at his side. In the last moments of his life, time seems suspended. As his pulse slows, so does the clock. Every breath takes on a life of its own. Trying to make sense of what has brought him here, his mind casts itself over his memories of choices made, regrets and dreams, joys…

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Taylor Jenkins Reid

March 12 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup. Everyone knows DAISY JONES & THE SIX, but nobody knows the reason behind their split at the absolute height of their popularity . . . until now. Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing…

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T Kira Madden

March 13 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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One of the most anticipated books of 2019--Electric Literature, Entertainment Weekly, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, The Millions, Hyphen, Lit Hub, Nylon, The AV Club, The Advocate, The Rumpus, The Week, Books are Magic Acclaimed literary essayist T Kira Madden's raw and redemptive debut memoir is about coming of age and reckoning with desire as a queer, biracial teenager amidst the fierce contradictions of Boca Raton, Florida, a place where she found cult-like privilege, shocking racial disparities, rampant white-collar crime, and powerfully destructive standards…

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Irvine Welsh

March 14 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The International Bestseller from the author The New York Times called "blisteringly funny" — it's the wild and wooly crew from Trainspotting back for one last adventure You don't need to have seen the blockbuster movie—nor read the earlier mega-bestselling books—to get what's going on in Dead Men's Trousers: Four no-longer-young men who constantly think back to their bawdy, drug-filled youth together on the streets of Edinburgh, decide they want to join forces for one last caper. Careful what you wish for... "Manages a sort…

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H. Zumbado

March 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 El tipo que creía en el sol. Detrás de esta selección de cuentos y sátiras de H. Zumbado (La Habana, 1932-2016) se encuentra un criterio casi exclusivamente editorial, un criterio seguro, que deleitará a los lectores a través de lo divertido y lo profundo, dos términos que en el caso de Zumbado, siempre van de la mano. Sus admiradores de siempre, volverán a encontrarse con cuentos tan queridos como “Amor a primer añejo” o “Imagínate tú”, o con sátiras…

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Claudia Marcucetti

March 18 @ 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 Donde termina el mar  La vida de Aurelio Autieri estuvo llena de aventuras. A lo largo de sus casi ochenta años fue arponero, contrabandista, cazador de tesoros y guerrillero. Ahora es un viejo que pasa los días recluido en un hospital geriátrico, pero una inesperada noticia lo pondrá de nuevo en acción. Tras leer en el periódico sobre la aparición del mapa que supuestamente conduce a la Fuente de la Eterna Juventud, Aurelio iniciará una carrera para reunirse con…

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J. Reuben Appelman

March 18 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Enthralling. Gripping. Cinematic. Raw. A cold case murder investigation paced like a podcast, as visually stunning as a film, and as brave and personal as our darkest memoirs. J. Reuben Appelman cracks open one of America’s most notorious murder sprees while simultaneously banging the gavel on his own history with violence. A deftly-crafted true crime story with grit, set amid the decaying sprawl of Detroit and its outliers. With a foreword by Catherine Broad, sister of victim Timothy King. Four…

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Andrew Ross

March 19 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The Story of Palestine's Stonemasons and the Building of Israel "They demolish our houses while we build theirs." This is how a Palestinian stonemason, in line at a checkpoint outside a Jerusalem suburb, described his life to Andrew Ross. Palestinian "stone men", utilizing some of the best quality dolomitic limestone deposits in the world and drawing on generations of artisanal knowledge, have built almost every state in the Middle East except their own. Today the business of quarrying, cutting, fabrication,…

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Katie Arnold

March 20 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In the tradition of Wild and H Is for Hawk, an Outside magazine writer tells her story—of fathers and daughters, grief and renewal, adventure and obsession, and the power of running to change your life. I’m running to forget, and to remember. For more than a decade, Katie Arnold chased adventure around the world, reporting on extreme athletes who performed outlandish feats—walking high lines a thousand feet off the ground without a harness, or running one hundred miles through the night. She wrote her stories by…

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Christine Agro

March 21 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at Suniland Shops, 11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156 United States
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Awaken & Grow: A Practical Guide For Your Spiritual Journey gives you the inside track on not only the process of our Spiritual Journey but also takes you a step further and shares what to do once you’ve had your awakening. From insight and guidance to tools and tips, Awaken & Grow is a crash course in our reason for being. It turns your AHA moment into an AHA life! Christine Agro shares her almost 20 years of channeling new…

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Russell Canan, Gregory E. Mize, and Jennifer D. Bailey

March 21 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A rare and illuminating view of how judges decide dramatic legal cases—Law and Order from behind the bench—including the Elián González, Terri Schiavo, and Scooter Libby cases Prosecutors and defense attorneys have it easy—all they have to do is to present the evidence and make arguments. It’s the judges who have the heavy lift: they are the ones who have to make the ultimate decisions, many of which have profound consequences on the lives of the people standing in front of…

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Dr. Lisa M. Shulman

March 22 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In Before and After Loss, neurologist Dr. Lisa M. Shulman describes a personal story of loss and her journey to understand the science behind the mind-altering experience of grief. Part memoir, part creative nonfiction, part account of scientific discovery, this moving book combines Shulman's perspectives as an expert in brain science and a keen observer of behavior with her experience as a clinician, a caregiver, and a widow. Drawing on the latest studies about grief and its effects, she explains what…

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Luis Alberto Urrea

March 22 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The quintessential story of what it means to be the first generation to live two lives across one border, The House of Broken Angels is Pulitzer Prize finalist Luis Alberto Urrea's unforgettable portrait of the De La Cruz family as they celebrate the lives of two of their most beloved members over the course of one raucous and bittersweet weekend.   National Bestseller and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist   A New York Times Notable Book / One of the Best Books of the…

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Dr. Mike Bustamante & Jenny Lambe

March 25 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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What does the Cuban Revolution look like “from within?" This volume proposes that scholars and observers of Cuba have too long looked elsewhere—from the United States to the Soviet Union—to write the island's post-1959 history. Drawing on previously unexamined archives, the contributors explore the dynamics of sociopolitical inclusion and exclusion during the Revolution's first two decades. They foreground the experiences of Cubans of all walks of life, from ordinary citizens and bureaucrats to artists and political leaders, in their interactions with…

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Carmelo Mesa-Lago

March 25 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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More than one million Cubans, representing thirty percent of the country’s labor force, currently make up the nonstate sector. These include self-employed workers and micro-entrepreneurs, sharecropping farmers, members of new cooperatives, and buyers and sellers of private dwellings. This development represents a crucial structural reform implemented by Raúl Castro since becoming Cuba’s leader in 2006, and may become the most dynamic economic force for the country’s future. Despite this phenomenon, little has been published about the demographic makeup of this…

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Allan Topol

March 27 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Twelve year old Nick, escaping from the burning of his grandfather’s house by Russian thugs, is caught up in a plot by Russian President Kuznov to recreate the Soviet empire in eastern and central Europe. The linchpin of Kuznov’s plan is an agreement with a corrupt Hungarian President to permit Russia to move troops into Hungary. In Allan Topol’s fast moving fourteenth novel, Craig Page and Elizabeth Crowder, working with Peter Toth, who bears the scars of the 1956 Hungarian…

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Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt

March 28 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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From one of the world's leading experts on unconscious racial bias, a personal examination of one of the central controversies and culturally powerful issues of our time, and its influence on contemporary race relations and criminal justice. You don't have to be racist to be biased. Unconscious bias can be at work without our realizing it, and even when we genuinely wish to treat all people equally, ingrained stereotypes can infect our visual perception, attention, memory, and behavior. This has…

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Jorge L. Giovannetti-Torres

March 29 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Black British Migrants in Cuba offers a comprehensive study of migration from the British Caribbean to Cuba in the pre-World War II era, spotlighting an important chapter of the larger trajectory of the Afro-Atlantic diaspora. Grounded in extensive and rigorous multi-sited research, this book examines the different migration experiences of Jamaican, Leeward, and Windward Islanders, along with the transnational processes of labor recruitment and the local control of workers in the plantation. The book also explains the history of racial…

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Pepa Roma con Ninoska Huerta

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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En colaboración con el Centro Cultural Español  Presenta Una familia imperfecta Narrada en primera persona por su protagonista, Cándida, Una familia imperfecta es el relato de una profunda crisis vital, cuyo desarrollo y consecuencias resultarán reconocibles para muchos lectores. Hija mayor una familia acomodada venida a menos, Cándida deja a su marido en Madrid y vuelve a su Barcelona natal para acompañar a su madre, una mujer despótica y resentida, hasta la residencia donde pasará sus últimos meses de vida.…

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Art Shamsky with Erik Sherman

March 31 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The inside account of an iconic team in baseball history: the 1969 New York Mets—a consistently last-place team that turned it all around in just one season—told by ’69 Mets outfielder Art Shamsky, Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, and other teammates as they reminisce about what happened then and where they are today. The New York Mets franchise began in 1962 and the team finished in last place nearly every year. When the 1969 season began, fans weren’t expecting…

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April 2019

Dave Barry

April 1 @ 7:30 pm
Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd.
Coral Gables, 33134 United States
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Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy. Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn how to live his best life. From “Make New Friends” (an unfortunate fail when he can’t overcome his dislike for mankind) to “Don’t Stop Having Fun” (validating his longtime membership in a marching unit that…

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An Evening with Patricia Marx & Roz Chast

April 5 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Come meet contributor to the New Yorker of over 30 years, former SNL writer, Princeton University professor and the first woman to ever be elected to the Harvard Lampoon, Patricia Marx, and New Yorker staff cartoonist of over 800 cartoons, Roz Chast, as they talk about their latest book collaboration Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It? Every mother knows best, but Patty Marx's knows better! Patty has never been able to shake her mother's one-line witticisms from her brain, so she's…

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Belle Boggs

April 6 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A sharply funny dive into writing workshops, for-profit education, and the gulf between believers and nonbelievers With humor and empathy, The Art of Waiting author Belle Boggs plumbs the troubled waters dividing America in her debut novel, The Gulf. Marianne is in a slump: barely able to support herself teaching, not making progress on her poetry, about to lose her Brooklyn apartment. When her novelist ex-fiancé, Eric, and his venture capitalist brother, Mark, offer her a job directing a low-residency…

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Chef Edward Lee with Chef Norman Van Aken and Carlos Frias

April 11 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Edward Lee, the acclaimed chef, writer, and Emmy-nominated TV personality forays into narrative non-fiction in his new book, Buttermilk Graffiti. To honor Miami’s prominent role in the book, Books & Books will host a conversation between CHEF EDWARD LEE and CHEF NORMAN VAN AKEN to be moderated by Food Editor for the Miami Herald, CARLOS FRIAS. RSVP FOR THE BOOK TALK HERE American food is the story of mash-ups. Immigrants arrive, cultures collide, and out of the push-pull come exciting…

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Hunter Vaughan

April 17 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In an era when many businesses have come under scrutiny for their environmental impact, the film industry has for the most part escaped criticism and regulation. Its practices are more diffuse; its final product, less tangible; and Hollywood has adopted public-relations strategies that portray it as environmentally conscious. In Hollywood’s Dirtiest Secret, Hunter Vaughan offers a new history of the movies from an environmental perspective, arguing that how we make and consume films has serious ecological consequences. Bringing together environmental…

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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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May 2019

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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September 2019

Christian Beyer

September 18 @ 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 El ciclo del espíritu: Una matriz de vida En esta obra, Christian Beyer nos introduce de la mano en el mundo de la metafísica más profunda. Sintetizando conocimientos de una gran diversidad de fuentes espirituales consigue que la información contenida en una simple caries nos permita resolver conflictos de todo tipo.Como dice el autor: “tras sucumbir a la admiración la parte más dura de nuestro cuerpo, los dientes, me vi poco a poco conducido hasta lo más sutil de…

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