Literature

An evening with author Jeanette Winterson at Books&Books

Fri Oct 18, 2019

What will happen when homo sapiens is no longer the smartest being on the planet? Jeanette Winterson shows us how much closer we are to that future than we realise. Funny and furious, bold and clear-sighted, Frankissstein is a love story about life itself. Jeanette Winterson CBE was born in Manchester, England. After graduating from Oxford University she published her first novel at … +

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Hip-Hop Star Rick Ross presents his book “Hurricanes” at MDC Wolfson Campus

Mon Sep 9, 2019

The highly-anticipated memoir from hip-hop icon Rick Ross chronicles his coming of age amid Miami’s crack epidemic, his star-studded controversies, and his unstoppable rise to fame. Making an exclusive appearance in the city that shaped him, Rick Ross will be in conversation with a soon-to-be-announced moderator. The event is held in partnership with the Miami Book Fair and The New Tropic. Rick Ross … +

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Author Salman Rushdie launches new novel at MDC Wolfson Campus

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Books & Books is thrilled to announce that Booker Prize-winning, internationally-bestselling author Salman Rushdie launches his new novel, QUICHOTTE  presented in collaboration with Miami Book Fair at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium World-renowned storyteller Salman Rushdie is at the height of his power in his highly-anticipated novel QUICHOTTE (Random House; 9/3/2019), an electrifying, modernized classic that fractures and reforms our conception of love in a whirlwind … +

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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 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,

Literature

Meet Arthur Rosenfeld reading and signing Tai Chi: The Perfect Exercise

Books & Books, Coral Gables. June 27, 2013, 8:00 p.m. Tai Chi: The Perfect Exercise is an introduction to, and argument for, the relevance of tai chi in the modern world. Written with a novelist’s voice and augmented by fine-art, black-and-white photographs and clear instructional diagrams, the book introduces this ancient, Taoist practice enjoyed by millions worldwide as a curative, longevity practice, … +

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Meet award-winning author Jill McCorkle Reading and signing her tenth work of fiction Life After Life

Books & Books, Coral Gables. April 29, 2013, 8:00 p.m. Life After Life is filled with a sense of wonder at our capacity for self-discovery at any age. And the residents, staff, and neighbors of the Pine Haven retirement center (from twelve-year-old Abby to eighty-five-year-old Sadie) share some of life’s most profound discoveries and are some of the most true-to-life characters that … +

Architecture

Meet Kenneth Treister discussing and signing Maya Architecture: Temples in the Sky

Books & Books, Coral Gables. April 15, 2013, 8:00 p.m. In this illuminating volume, acclaimed architect Kenneth Treister brings a unique perspective to the physical remains of the ancient Maya cities. Through his knowledgeable treatment of construction methods and materials, Treister discusses the balance of form and function in Maya buildings and their integration of art, architecture, and society.