Books & Books Miami Beach is located in the historic Sterling Building on pedestrian Lincoln Road Mall, between Jefferson and Michigan Avenues. We specialize in art, design, fashion and architecture. Additionally, our large magazine collection contains international publications as well as locally published periodicals.
Written by Charles J. Kropke and Eleanor Goldstein, the book is a treasure trove of original stories and nascent legends. These stories are the culmination of over four dozen personal interviews with influential leaders of South Beach.
Published: St. Martin's Press - December 29th, 2009
Five years ago, with the publication of "The South Beach Diet," renowned Miami cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agatston set out to change the way America eats. Now he has an even more ambitious goal: to change the way America lives by helping Americans become fitter as well as thinner and healthier . . . for life.
Gabriel Tucker is a globe-trotting, trust fundendowed twenty-nine-year-old who suddenly finds himself penniless and alone in the world, except for an old Miami Beach apartment building named the Venus De Milo Arms, the last thing of value left to him by his now-vanished family.
Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - December 29th, 2009
From the acclaimed bestselling author of "Philistines at the Hedgerow" comes a remarkably revealing profile of the Miami Beach no one knows-a tale of fabulous excess, thwarted power, and rekindled lives that will take its place among the decade's best works of social portraiture.
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 5th, 2005
Miami Beach began its rise to the top of the world's resort scene when Carl Fisher, builder of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, arrived prior to 1920. The lure of "The World's Playground" was impossible to ignore for many, as hotels and restaurants flourished, even through the Great Depression.