Events

The Party's Over by Charlie Crist

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor of Florida, spent years in the party’s inner circle. In this no-holds-barred memoir, he shows why he switched sides and became a Democrat.

Events

David Toussaint – DJ: The Dog Who Rescued Me

Jan 12 2014. 4:00 pm DJ: The Dog Who Rescued Me chronicles David Toussaint’s life with his six-year-old pug, DJ. In this ten-chapter photo book, a poignant tale is told, through Toussaint’s words and Piero Ribelli’s beautifully expressive photos, of how the love of an animal brought Toussaint out of depression and gave him a new appreciation of his neighborhood, New York … +

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Meet Alex Segura reading and signing Silent City

Books & Books, Coral Gables. December 30, 2013, 8:00 p.m. Pete Fernandez is a mess. He’s on the brink of being fired from his middle-management newspaper job. His fiancée has up and left him. Now, after the sudden death of his father, he’s back in his hometown of Miami, slowly drinking himself into oblivion.

Literature

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 … +

Literature

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 … +

Literature

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 … +

Literature

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 … +

Literature

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,