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Don & Mera Rubell

Renowned art collectors Mera and Donald Rubell discuss their Purvis Young exhibition and catalog with the director of their foundation, Juan Valadez, the artist Cesar Trasobares and former art librarian Barbara Young. Purvis Young is a large-scale exhibition, featuring over 100 paintings from this Miami-born artist who spent the entirety of his life (1943-2010) observing and…

May 22 @ 8:00 pm

Books & Books in Coral Gables

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Lea Geller

A refreshingly honest, laugh-out-loud novel about losing the life you always wanted…and finding the life you were meant to have. For the last ten years, Agnes Parsons’s biggest challenge has been juggling yoga classes and lunch dates. Her Santa Monica house staff takes care of everything, leaving Agnes to focus on her trophy-wife responsibilities: look…

June 04 @ 8:00 pm

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Susan Page

A vivid biography of former First Lady Barbara Bush, one of the most influential and under-appreciated women in American political history. Barbara Pierce Bush was one of the country’s most popular and powerful figures, yet her full story has never been told. THE MATRIARCH tells the riveting tale of a woman who helped define two…

June 09 @ 6:00 pm

Books & Books in Coral Gables

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Mary Beth Keane

ASK AGAIN, YES, by Mary Beth Keane, is a stunningly ambitious novel with the scope and resonance of Ann Patchett’s Commonwealth and the character-driven plot, broad appeal, and suburban setting of Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere. Keane is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and the author of the highly acclaimed novels THE…

June 18 @ 8:00 pm

Books & Books in Coral Gables

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Mamta Chaudhry in conversation with Debra Dean

A timeless story of love and loss is transformed when a bereaved pianist discovers a mysterious letter among her late lover’s possessions, launching her headlong into a decades-old search for a child who vanished in the turbulence of wartime Paris.  In the summer of 1989, while all of Paris is poised to celebrate the bicentennial…

June 20 @ 8:00 pm

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Patricia Walsh Chadwick

Founded in 1940, Saint Benedict Center began as a Catholic meeting place, a stone’s throw from Harvard Square, where students from Harvard and Radcliffe as well as other local colleges could gather for enlightening lectures and lively discussions on matters of philosophy, ethics, and theology. Over the next two decades, the Center evolved from a…

June 25 @ 8:00 pm

Books & Books in Coral Gables

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