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April 2019

Campbell McGrath

April 6 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A major new collection from one of our best loved, most celebrated, and most original poets Deeply personal but also expansive in its imaginative scope, Nouns & Verbs brings together thirty-five years of writing from Campbell McGrath, one of America’s most highly lauded poets. Offering a hint of where he’s headed while charting the territory already explored, McGrath gives us startlingly inventive new poems while surveying his previous work—lyric poems, prose poems, and a searing episodic personal epic, “An Odyssey of Appetite,”…

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Parkland Speaks

April 7 @ 2:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Featuring art and writing from the students of the Parkland tragedy, this is a raw look at the events of February 14, and a poignant representation of grief, healing, and hope. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share their emotional journeys that began on February 14, 2018, and continue today. This revealing and unfiltered look at teens living in the wake of tragedy is a poignant representation of grief, anger, determination, healing, and hope. The intimate collection includes…

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Chloe Firetto Toomey & Jonathan Duckworth

April 7 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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Little Cauliflower is a coming of age story in eighteen poems. The speaker grapples with dual heritage, two countries, homes and cultures. These poems map a journey through liminal spaces, asking: What wisdom comes from tragedy? What is home? What does it mean to reckon and understand the polarities of the human experience? These are love poems, adolescent adventures and grief poems; origin stories, excavations of the mundane and miraculous.   Jonathan Duckworth’s debut collection, The Book of Never, is always…

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Ridley Pearson

April 8 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Jon Kent and Damian "Ian" Wayne are opposite in every way except one--they are the sons of the World's Greatest Heroes! To uncover a global conspiracy, this unlikely dynamic duo will need to learn to trust each other and work together to save the Earth. But who is the mysterious Candace, and what secrets does she hold that could be the key to everything? The polar ice caps have nearly melted away, causing devastation to coastal cities. Erratic, deadly weather…

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Chef Allen’s Farm-to-Table Monday Night Dinners at the Arsht! (April 8: Berkeley)

April 8 @ 6:30 pm

Every Monday Evening in April: Chef Allen's 5-Course, Plant-based Farm-to-Table Dinner A delicious meal, served community-style, surrounded by local growers Presented in collaboration with the Arsht Center and Urban Oasis Project     Chef Allen’s Monday Night Farm-to-Table Dinners This Month: Spring Green | This Week: Berkeley Monday, April 8, 6:30pm The Cafe at Books & Books, Arsht Center       The Menu Crispy Hearts of Artichokes Baby Gem Lettuces and Green Goddess Roast Eggplant Quesadilla Spinach Hummus Green…

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Coral Gables Democratic Club Meeting: Human Trafficking Within Our Midst

April 9 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Human trafficking is alive, and in our backyard. State Attorney Kathy Fernandez Rundle will lead a discussion about human trafficking in our society and in our local community. She will also share insights helping to address these issues. Free and open to the public.   Honorable Katherine Fernandez Rundle Miami-Dade County State Attorney

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Chanel Cleeton

April 9 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In 1960s Florida, a young Cuban exile will risk her life--and heart--to take back her country in this exhilarating historical novel from the author of Next Year in Havana, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick. Beautiful. Daring. Deadly.  The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez--her family, her people, her country. Recruited by the CIA to infiltrate Fidel Castro's inner circle and pulled into the dangerous world of espionage, Beatriz is consumed by her quest for revenge and her desire…

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Wine Down Wednesday’s at the Café at Books & Books!

April 10
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Need to WINE down? Join us every Wednesday at the Café at Books & Books for Wine Down Wednesdays! 50% off ALL bottles of wine All day long!   CAFE LOCATIONS & HOURS   CORAL GABLES 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-448-9599 Sun-Thu: 9am-10pm Fri-Sat: 9am-Midnight   ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER 1300 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132 786-405-1745 Monday - Saturday: 10am to 8pm Sun: 10am-6pm   COCONUT GROVE 3409 Main Highway COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States 305.477.0866 Monday-Saturday: 11-10 PM Sunday: 11-7 PM

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Suniland Five Minute Pieces

April 10 @ 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 Felipe Moreira & Carolina Hospital 

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Gigi Gorgeous

April 10 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Today, Gigi Gorgeous is beloved for her critically-acclaimed documentary, her outrageous sense of humor, her no-holds-barred honesty, and her glam Hollywood lifestyle. Ten years ago, she was a gawky Canadian teen named Gregory. In He Said, She Said, Gigi brings us on her personal journey from Gregory to Gigi, going deeper than ever before and exposing her vulnerability behind each struggle and triumph, with her signature humor on every page. With stunning photography and heirloom snapshots, He Said, She Said…

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Chef Allen’s Special Farm-to-Table Dinner: AUTHOR EDITION featuring EDWARD LEE and more!

April 11 @ 6:30 pm
The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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In his bestselling book, Buttermilk Graffiti (Artisan, $15.95), Chef Edward Lee delves into the intersection of food and culture on an epic road trip across America where he finds exceptional food in unconventional places. Inspired by this eclectic foodie journey, our own Chef Allen Susser has crafted a sustainable, plant-based menu featuring dishes like Avocado Ceviche and Butternut Squash Schnitzel. Sit down to a special Farm-to-Table dinner with Chef Edward Lee, Chef Norman Van Aken and, Miami Herald food editor, Carlos…

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Laura G.

April 11 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coconut Grove, 3409 Main Highway
COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States
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You have at your disposal the divine kingdom to help you on your journey through this earthly world. And regardless of the time or the magnitude of your need, the spiritual side is always waiting for you to ask for their help and trust that they will always answer in ways even better than you have ever dreamed. You Are Not Alone is a heartfelt and earnest reminder that you have the unconditional love of God, the Blessed Mother, and…

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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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Laura G.

April 12 @ 1:00 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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You have at your disposal the divine kingdom to help you on your journey through this earthly world. And regardless of the time or the magnitude of your need, the spiritual side is always waiting for you to ask for their help and trust that they will always answer in ways even better than you have ever dreamed. You Are Not Alone is a heartfelt and earnest reminder that you have the unconditional love of God, the Blessed Mother, and…

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Ferrante Fever

April 12 @ 6:15 pm
The Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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In less than a decade, the anonymous Italian author Elena Ferrante has become a global phenomenon, with her four-part "Neapolitan" novel series ensnaring millions of readers and selling over 10 million copes of the decades-spanning, emotionally raw chronicle of a female friendship. She was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People and HBO recently turned her first book in the quartet into a subtitled miniseries hit. Elena Ferrante has become literary royalty in spite, or perhaps because, of…

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Dr. Marni Feuerman

April 12 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Break Free from Unfulfilling Relationship Patterns Psychotherapist Dr. Marni Feuerman offers profound and insightful advice for all those who find themselves in painful and unsatisfying relationships again and again. She offers explanations and solutions for why we attract and accept poor treatment, experience a lack of emotional connection from romantic partners, and often reject the good ones. Based on the science of love, neurobiology, and attachment, as well as Dr. Feuerman’s clinical experience, this book will help you recognize why…

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David Machado

April 12 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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  Ripped apart by Portugal’s financial crisis, Daniel’s family is struggling to adjust to circumstances beyond their control. His wife and children move out to live with family hours away, but Daniel believes against all odds that he will find a job and everything will return to normal. Even as he loses his home, suffers severe damage to his car, and finds himself living in his old, abandoned office building, Daniel fights the realization that things have changed. He’s unable…

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The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan: A Weekly Podcast

April 13
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2019

  Mitchell Kaplan has been a bookseller and has owned the independent bookstores Books & Books for over 35 years. If you love books, writers or are a passionate reader, this podcast is for you. Enter The Literary Life where every Saturday you’ll hear candid conversations with Mitchell and his guests. SUBSCRIBE + LISTEN HERE           About the Host:  Mitchell Kaplan, a Miami Beach native, founded Books & Books in 1982. Located in Coral Gables, Florida, Books & Books expanded to…

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Storytime & Craft

April 13 @ 10:30 am
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

The Gables Canopy: Celebrating Earth Day!  Children of all ages are invited with their parents to spring into a fun filled celebration of the beautiful trees that make up the Coral Gables Canopy.  We will have fun Earth day crafts for kids and a themed story time. You won’t be “leaf” how much fun you’re gonna have. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. See you there! Coral Gables at 10:30am   Every Saturday in  Coral Gables at 10:30am & Suniland Shops at…

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Margaret Ann Lembo

April 13 @ 2:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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Uncover Amazing Techniques and Insights to Take Your Crystal Work to the Next Level Deepen your knowledge of crystals, gemstones, and rocks, and learn how to put their power to work for you. Crystals Beyond Beginners helps you draw upon your foundation of crystal work to improve your skills and take the next steps in your personal practice. With this comprehensive book, you'll learn how to use crystals for: Career Support Specific Intention Healing Alignments Grids Spiritual Insight Mindful Manifestation Smudging Cord…

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Laura G.

April 13 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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You have at your disposal the divine kingdom to help you on your journey through this earthly world. And regardless of the time or the magnitude of your need, the spiritual side is always waiting for you to ask for their help and trust that they will always answer in ways even better than you have ever dreamed. You Are Not Alone is a heartfelt and earnest reminder that you have the unconditional love of God, the Blessed Mother, and…

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Kelly J. Shannon

April 14 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Americans' concerns about women's human rights in Muslim countries were triggered by the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and have evolved within the context of long-standing Western stereotypes about Muslims, as well as transnational feminism and the global human rights movement. As these frameworks simultaneously competed against and reinforced one another, U.S. public conversations about Muslim women intensified, culminating in feminist campaigns and U.S. policies that aimed to defend women's rights in Islamic countries—such was the case with the Clinton administration's…

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Paul Melean

April 14 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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MANUAL DE EXITO EN LA PLANIFICACION ESTRATEGICA DE TU PRIMER NEGOCIO Es un manual que nos lleva a través de un idioma muy sencillo y lúdico por una serie de herramientas aplicadas a la ingeniería industrial y a la dirección de proyectos mediante ejemplos sencillos y de buen entender que nos harán comprender la importancia de aplicar cada variable técnica en el momento adecuado con la fuerza necesaria. Podras viajar a traves de algunas historias reales las cuales te van…

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César Brioso

April 15 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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Last Seasons in Havana explores the intersection between Cuba and America’s pastime from the late 1950s to the early 1960s, when Fidel Castro overthrew Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. César Brioso takes the reader through the triumph of the revolution in 1959 and its impact on professional baseball in the seasons immediately following Castro’s rise to power. Baseball in pre‑Castro Cuba was enjoying a golden age. The Cuban League, which had been founded in 1878, just two years after the formation…

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Liam Callanan

April 16 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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A missing person, a grieving family, a curious clue: a half-finished manuscript set in Paris Once a week, I chase men who are not my husband. . . .  When eccentric novelist Robert Eady abruptly vanishes, he leaves behind his wife, Leah, their daughters, and, hidden in an unexpected spot, plane tickets to Paris. Hoping to uncover clues--and her husband--Leah sets off for France with her girls. Upon their arrival, she discovers an unfinished manuscript, one Robert had been writing…

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Wine Down Wednesday’s at the Café at Books & Books!

April 17
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Need to WINE down? Join us every Wednesday at the Café at Books & Books for Wine Down Wednesdays! 50% off ALL bottles of wine All day long!   CAFE LOCATIONS & HOURS   CORAL GABLES 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-448-9599 Sun-Thu: 9am-10pm Fri-Sat: 9am-Midnight   ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER 1300 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132 786-405-1745 Monday - Saturday: 10am to 8pm Sun: 10am-6pm   COCONUT GROVE 3409 Main Highway COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States 305.477.0866 Monday-Saturday: 11-10 PM Sunday: 11-7 PM

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Haley Moss

April 17 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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“Middle School” Middle school is an intimidating time for most students, but for students with autism spectrum disorder, it can be a veritable minefield of hidden curriculum rules, social misunderstandings and cliques - and that's before they even get to the academics! In Middle School - The Stuff Nobody Tells You About: A Teenage Girl With High-Functioning Autism Shares Her Experiences, a teenager with high-functioning autism relates her own experiences in middle school. Aimed at young teens, this resource tackles…

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Katrin Schumann

April 17 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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“A relevant, compelling, and compassionate look at the torture of conflicted loyalties and the slipperiness of truth.” —Jenna Blum, New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us and The Lost Family In this evocative debut novel, Katrin Schumann weaves a riveting story of past and present—and how love can lead us astray. At twenty-four, Katie Gregory feels like life is looking up: she’s snagged a great job in New York City and is falling for a captivating artist—and memories of her traumatic past…

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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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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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City Theatre presents Plays & Poetry in Coconut Grove!

April 18 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coconut Grove, 3409 Main Highway
COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States
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    Join us at Books & Books, Coconut Grove for a special presentation by CITY THEATRE presenting PLAYS & POEMS IN COCONUT GROVE RSVP HERE FOR FREE City Theatre is hosting a reading, But, sadly, there is limited seating. There is no time to waste, Get free tickets post-haste, At Books & Books in the Grove we are meeting. We'll read lots of great poems and plays, This reading is sure to draw praise. On April 18 at 8:00, Make…

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An Evening with Bret Easton Ellis

April 19 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Books & Books is thrilled to host the iconic author of American Psycho and Less Than Zero, for his latest book White, his first in nearly a decade! Combining personal reflection and social observation, Bret Easton Ellis's first work of nonfiction is an incendiary polemic about this young century's failings, e-driven and otherwise, and at once an example, definition, and defense of what "freedom of speech" truly means. Bret Easton Ellis has wrestled with the double-edged sword of fame and notoriety for more than…

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The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan: A Weekly Podcast

April 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2019

  Mitchell Kaplan has been a bookseller and has owned the independent bookstores Books & Books for over 35 years. If you love books, writers or are a passionate reader, this podcast is for you. Enter The Literary Life where every Saturday you’ll hear candid conversations with Mitchell and his guests. SUBSCRIBE + LISTEN HERE           About the Host:  Mitchell Kaplan, a Miami Beach native, founded Books & Books in 1982. Located in Coral Gables, Florida, Books & Books expanded to…

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Storytime & Craft

April 20 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Every Saturday in  Coral Gables at 10:30am & Suniland Shops at 11am Join us every Saturday for story time! Children of all ages are invited with their parents to read a book, browse our shelves and have some literary fun with our crew! See you there!  

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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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Orlando Luís Pardo Lazo

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenta Espantado de todo me refugio en Trump “Espantado de todo me refugio en Trump” es un diario de crónicas contraculturales que constituye la venganza radical de un autor que escapó del castrismo cubano sólo para terminar atrapado en el castrismo académico norteamericano: es decir, la tiranía de lo políticamente correcto y la tontería izquierdista anti-Trump. El título de este volumen es una parodia del Héroe Nacional cubano José Martí (1853-1895), en una nota que le dedicó desde el exilio…

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Rori Sassoon

April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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Dating is a lost art, so stop swiping and get off dating apps to learn the dating secrets of Platinum Poire—Manhattan’s most exclusive and selective matchmaking agency—to find a platinum, lasting relationship. "The Art of the Date" shares relationship secrets from Platinum Poire. As seen on The Real Housewives of New York, authors Rori Sassoon and Dr. Errol Gluck have a success rate that is second to none when it comes to building relationships that are solid platinum. Platinum Poire…

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Chef Allen’s Farm-to-Table Monday Night Dinners at the Arsht! (April 22: Richmond)

April 22 @ 6:30 pm

Every Monday Evening in April: Chef Allen's 5-Course, Plant-based Farm-to-Table Dinner A delicious meal, served community-style, surrounded by local growers Presented in collaboration with the Arsht Center and Urban Oasis Project     Chef Allen’s Monday Night Farm-to-Table Dinners This Month: Spring Green | This Week: Richmond Monday, April 22, 6:30pm The Cafe at Books & Books, Arsht Center     The Menu The Menu:   Moroccan Spiced Carrots Cilantro, Mint, Peanuts Baked Boniato with Sweet & Spicy Ginger String…

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Ruth Reichl at Bal Harbour Shops

April 23 @ 1:00 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
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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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Chef Allen’s Special Farm-to-Table Dinner: AUTHOR EDITION featuring RUTH REICHL!

April 23 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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Ever dreamed of sitting at Ruth Reichl’s dinner table? This is your chance to reserve your spot! In her new memoir, Save Me the Plums (Random House, $27), the trailblazing food writer and beloved restaurant critic chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet. Inspired by Reichl’s incredible food journey from Berkley hippie to Conde Nast writer, Chef Allen Susser has created a special sustainable, plant-based menu for this unique Farm-to-Table. Ticket purchase includes a three-course meal, wine pairing, and…

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An Evening with 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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Wine Down Wednesday’s at the Café at Books & Books!

April 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Need to WINE down? Join us every Wednesday at the Café at Books & Books for Wine Down Wednesdays! 50% off ALL bottles of wine All day long!   CAFE LOCATIONS & HOURS   CORAL GABLES 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-448-9599 Sun-Thu: 9am-10pm Fri-Sat: 9am-Midnight   ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER 1300 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132 786-405-1745 Monday - Saturday: 10am to 8pm Sun: 10am-6pm   COCONUT GROVE 3409 Main Highway COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States 305.477.0866 Monday-Saturday: 11-10 PM Sunday: 11-7 PM

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Tanya Hernandez

April 24 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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  As the mixed-race population in the United States grows, public fascination with multiracial identity has promoted the belief that racial mixture will destroy racism. However, multiracial people still face discrimination. Many legal scholars hold that this is distinct from the discrimination faced by people of other races, and traditional civil rights laws built on a strict black/white binary need to be reformed to account for cases of discrimination against those identifying as mixed-race. In Multiracials and Civil Rights, Tanya Katerí…

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Roger McNamee

April 24 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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The New York Times bestseller about a noted tech venture capitalist, early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg, and Facebook investor, who wakes up to the serious damage Facebook is doing to our society - and sets out to try to stop it.  If you had told Roger McNamee even three years ago that he would soon be devoting himself to stopping Facebook from destroying our democracy, he would have howled with laughter. He had mentored many tech leaders in his illustrious career as…

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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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