Literature

Vanishing Cuba: An Evening with Michael Chinnici at Books and Books

April 11, 6:30 pm

VANISHING CUBA is a visual storytelling project by American photographer Michael Chinnici. The collection depicts the changes Cuba is facing as it emerges from more than 60 years of isolation and decay. Michael’s 24 trips to Cuba have yielded tens of thousands of photographs, thought provoking and emotional stories, and created lifelong friendships. Vanishing Cuba is about capturing the past, present and … +

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Packing for Mars for Kids: A Virtual Evening with Mary Roach and Brad Meltzer on CROWDCAST

April 6, 2022, 6:00pm

“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) asks the questions children ask in this young readers adaptation of her best-selling Packing for Mars. What is it like to float weightlessly in the air? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a spacewalk? How do astronauts go to the bathroom? Is it true that they don’t shower? Can farts really be deadly … +

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Meet a poet with O, Miami Poetry Festival at Books & Books

Begins April 1, 2022

In celebration of both National Poetry Month and the 40th Anniversary of Books & Books, South Florida-based poets are available to the public at Books & Books Coral Gables throughout the month of April for two alternating micro-residency engagements. Check out a Poet invites the general public to spend 15 minutes of one-on-one time with a local poet, hear them read, ask … +

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The Coward: A Virtual Afternoon with Jarred McGinnis and Chloé Cooper Jones at Books and Books

Thursday, April 14, 1:00pm ET

After a car accident Jarred discovers he’ll never walk again. Confined to a ‘giant roller-skate’, he finds himself with neither money nor job. Worse still, he’s forced to live back home with the father he hasn’t spoken to in ten years. Add in a shoplifting habit, an addiction to painkillers and the fact that total strangers now treat him like he’s an … +