Literature

Books & Books publishes The Desert and the Cities Sing at New World Center

Oct 18, 2016, 7:30 PM

The Desert and the Cities Sing: Discovering Today’s Israel is a unique treasure box including photographs by Neil Folberg, films, books and more. is an exploration of Israel by two intrepid travelers, Lin Arison and Diana C. Stoll. Through encounters with world-renowned artists, educators and innovators, they reveal the richness of a country many know only through front-page headlines. Free Event Includes: … +

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Presentation of Book THEATER by Guillermo Arango at Centro Cultural Español

Jul 28, 2016, 7 PM

CCEMiami and Ediciones Baquiana present Theater (All the roads,Summer cloud,The best solution) by Cuban author Guillermo Arango. A form of theater based in the observation of the behavior of the human beings when they are not conscious of their own behavior. This is expressed in irrational and spontaneous dialogues. Guillermo Arango (Cuba b.1939 )He is a poet, narrator, essayist and playwright. He … +

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MOCA call/performance Storypalooza!: “When Identities Collide”

Jul 23, 2016, 6 PM

MOCA call for participants able to share true personal stories about a time when the intersection of your social identities challenged and changed you. Who we are is an intersection of identities: Age. Gender. Race. Class. Culture. Sexual orientation. Religion. Politics. Ethnicity. Language. Physical ability. Physical challenge. Sometimes, identity is what holds us together; other times it pulls us apart. Twelve readers … +

Events

Concha Buika presents her new book at CCE Miami

Feb 24, 2015

CCEMiami and Books&Books invites you to the book presentation: “A los que amaron a mujeres difíciles y acabaron por soltarse” by Concha Buika. Spanish Grammy winning artist Concha Buika and her alter ego Kitailo will ‘perform’ poems, stories and chants from her recent book “ A los que amaron a mujeres difíciles y acabaron por soltarse with Ramon Porrina/Cajon and special guests. … +

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Ficciones Criminales: Estampas de la crisis by Jorge Volpi at CCE Miami

Feb 11, 2015

CCEMiami invites you to the book presentation: Ficciones Criminales: Estampas de la crisis (2008-2014) by Mexican writer Jorge Volpi. He is a novelist and essayist, best known for his novels such as En busca de Klingsor. Trained as a lawyer, he gained notice in the 1990s with his first publications and participation in the pronouncement of the “Crack Manifesto” with several other … +

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Meet Kolie Crutcher reading and signing Electric Living-The Science Behind the Law of Attraction

November 26, 2013, 8:00 p.m. Kolie Crutcher, the award-winning author of Electric Living-The Science Behind the Law of Attraction, will be holding an author presentation and book signing at Books & Books Coral Gables. The Books & Books appearance is the last event of Crutcher’s week-long visit to South Florida. Crutcher will be in town to receive the 2013 Readers’ Favorite Gold … +

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Meet Alan Dershowitz in conversation with Patricia D. White

University of Miami Field House. November 15, 2013, 6:00 p.m. America’s most prominent legal mind and the #1 bestselling author of Chutzpah and The Best Defense, Alan Dershowitz, recounts his legal autobiography, describing how he came to the law, as well as the cases that have changed American jurisprudence over the past 50 years, most of which he has personally been involved … +

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Meet Elizabeth Gilbert discussing and signing The Signature of All Things

Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium. October 9, 2013, 7:30 p.m. In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventure and discovery. Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker – a … +

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Writing Workshops by local writer Vanessa Garcia

From August 19 through September 9, 2013. Have you had an idea running around your head for a novel, or a short story; a piece of creative non-fiction, or a memoir, but you just haven‚t gotten around to writing it? Do you already have a piece of fiction or non-fiction that needs the careful eyes of outside readers? Or, have you always … +

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Meet Lynne Cox discussing and signing Open Water Swimming Manual

August 8, 2013, 7:00 p.m. Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Cox methodically addresses what is needed to succeed at and enjoy open water swimming, including choosing the right bathing suit and sunscreen; surviving in dangerous weather conditions,