Literature

Ada Calhoun presents Why We Can’t Sleep at Books & Books

Jan 31, 2020, 8 PM

From award-winning journalist and best-selling memoirist Ada Calhoun, comes Why We Can’t Sleep, a generation-defining exploration of the new midlife crisis facing Gen X women and the unique. Why We Can’t Sleep began as Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis and felt she had no right to complain. She was married with children and a good career. So why did … +

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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Adult Novel-Writing Class with Dana De Greff at Books&Books

Sun Sep 1, 2019 - Sun Sep 15, 2019

Everyone loves the idea of writing a novel…until they start it and realize they don’t know what they’re doing! “The Shape of a Novel” breaks down what you need to write a novel and how to outline your book before you start it so that when you’re stuck you have a blueprint to return to. Workshops will include brief lectures on how … +

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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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An Evening with Colson Whitehead at Knight Concert Hall

Jul 26, 2019, 8 PM | Knight Concert Hall

Jul 26, 2019, 8 PM Colson Whitehead, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Oprah’s Book Club selection The Underground Railroad, will be in Miami for an exclusive appearance to celebrate the highly-anticipated follow-up, THE NICKEL BOYS: A Novel. A devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of … +

News

Live Music: Lauren Norona

Fri 6 Oct, 2017

Lauren Norona pulls influence from multiple musical genres— including pop, alternative, and indie — she draws inspiration from the likes of Norah Jones, John Mayer, and Maroon 5, just to name a few. 7:30-11:30pm Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-442-4408 Read on Books and Books

Visual Arts

Margarita Cano presents early works at Books & Books Coral Gables

Fri 4 Aug, 2017

She’s back! The 85-year-old dynamo, Margarita Cano,  just won’t stop creating. She has curated a new exhibition that will showcase a collection of her silkscreen prints on paper, originally produced in 1972. These works are an exploration of abstract images and variations, hand-painted studies and visual experiments. We are so proud to exhibit the work of this multi-faceted, enduring artist and cornerstone in our local … +