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Néstor Díaz de Villegas

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Conoce a Néstor Díaz de Villegas—autor de De donde son los gusanos: Crónica de un regreso a Cuba después de 37 años de exilio. REGISTER FOR FREE Por escribir un poema a los dieciocho años en Cuba, Néstor Díaz de Villegas fue acusado por la Seguridad del Estado de ser un "diversionista ideológico" y condenado...

John Duffy

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

If you enjoyed parenting books such as The Yes Brain, How to Raise an Adult, The Deepest Well, and The Conscious Parent; then Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety should be next on your list. Learn about the "New Teen" and how to adjust your parenting approach. Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media...

Kids: Susana Illera Martínez

Books & Books at Suniland Shops 11297 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest

If we were all the same, the world would be a very boring place. Respect, empathy, and the importance of family support. These three fundamental messages are colorfully conveyed in this story for children and adults of all ages. A small lizard, who seems to have it all, feels nervous about expressing her feelings and...

Bárbara Palacios

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Bárbara Palacios, Miss Universo 1986, Miss Venezuela, galardonada por People en Español como una de las 25 mujeres más poderosas e influyentes del 2014, autora inspiracional y conferencista internacional, abre su corazón para compartir experiencias y testimonios personales a través de su trayectoria como figura pública por todo el mundo. Las mujeres siempre quieren saber...

Ross Kenneth Urken

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

  Meet Ross Kenneth Urken—author of Another Mother: A Memoir After his cherished childhood nanny dies, a Jewish young man entering adulthood realizes there’s so much he has yet to learn about the woman who lent him her accent and with whom he shared an unlikely kindred spirit. Part memoir, part reportage, Another Mother is...

Emmy Park

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Discover the lives of Cuba's cats through the lens of award-winning photographer Emmy Park. This book is full of beautiful and raw images; explore the relationship between Cubans and their feline companions that roam the colorful streets, iconic landmarks, and remote areas of Cuba. Learn about local animal rescue organizations that provide care and medical...

Breakfast with Hope: Reading on Health and Well-Being

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

A new reading & discussion group BREAKFAST WITH HOPE: Hosted by Hope Torrents: Readings in Health & Well-Being Every Month! GET TICKETS TO THE BREAKFAST HERE Who is Hope?  Hope Torrents is the Museum Educator and Director of the Fine Art of Healthcare program at the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami where she’s worked...

Letra Urbana presenta Sabrina Román

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

La autora Sabrina Román conversará sobre su libro con la escritora Isabel García Cintas y la psicoanalista Carina Rodríguez Sciutto. Presentación a cargo de la escritora Maricel Mayor Marsán. En este libro Sabrina Román narra su historia personal y la de su familia, que se desarrolla en el marco de uno de los acontecimientos políticos...

Benjamin Crump

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Meet American civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump at Books & Books--discussing his latest novel Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People. In his latest novel, award-winning attorney Ben Crump exposes a heinous truth: Whether with a bullet or a lengthy prison sentence, America is killing black people and justifying it legally. While some deaths make...

Gallery Night: Carlos Barbón

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Carlos Garcia-Barbón is a Cuban-born artist and a graduate of Florida State University with a BA degree in Art and a minor in Art History.  Carlos has been awed by Coral Gables beauty since childhood, with its well-designed plans, wide streets and old world charm. He is dedicated to documenting the city of Coral Gables...

María Manuela Pinto

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

  Conoce a María Manuela Pinto, discutiendo su nuevo libro El Pasajero Inesperado. Cuando los seres humanos piden ayuda hay que dársela... Dorothy Dwend es una bella mujer de sabiduría exquisita, inteligencia, sensibilidad, sobre todo de mucha fuerza espiritual. Ella narrará, paso a paso como conoce a el pasajero inesperado y como llega a formar...

Jon Sealy

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

"A finely crafted, serious-minded novel of overreach and deadly consequences." --Kirkus Bobby West is on the edge. As chief financial officer for a Miami holding company and a CIA front, he has overleveraged his business in the go-go 1980s financial culture. He turns to a deal-with-the-devil money laundering operation with a local gangster, Alexander French--a...

Henrietta Lovell

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Henrietta Lovell is best known as "The Rare Tea Lady". She is on a mission to revolutionize the way we drink tea by replacing industrially produced teabags with the highest quality tea leaves. Her quest has seen her travel to the Shire Highlands of Malawi, across the foothills of the Himalayas, and to hidden gardens in...

David Slucki

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

In Sing This at My Funeral, tragedy follows the Slucki family across the globe: from Jakub's early childhood in Warsaw, where he witnessed the death of his parents during World War I, to the loss of his family at the hands of the Nazis in April 1942 to his remarriage and relocation in Paris, where after...

The Lowe Art Museum and ARTtuesdays/MIAMI present a conversation with Carlos Estévez and Dr. Carol Damian

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

The Lowe Art Museum (University of Miami) and ARTtuesdays/MIAMI is delighted to host this special event featuring renowned Cuban-American artist Carlos Estévez. Join us at Books & Books in Coral Gables to enjoy an engaging conversation about the artist’s latest project, Cities of the Mind, on view at the Lowe October 24, 2019 – May 3, 2020. Guest-curated by Dr. Carol...

Five Minute Pieces with Catherine Esposito Prescott & Jaswinder Bolina

Books & Books at Suniland Shops 11297 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest

  Join us at Books & Books in Suniland for a free reading event featuring Catherine Esposito Prescott & Jaswinder Bolina! Sign up to read your own creative work to an audience of readers and writers. Each writer gets a 5-minute slot. Sign ups are at the door.   About Catherine Esposito Prescott: Catherine Esposito...

Angella Nazarian @ Bal Harbour Shops

Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour

In the same series as her bestselling title Visionary Women, published by Assouline in 2015, author Angella Nazarian continues to chart the lives of inspiring and groundbreaking personalities, this time with a focus on couples. Doing a deep-dive into the stories of fifteen couples who motivate one another, work together, and change lives as a...

Angella Nazarian

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

In the same series as her bestselling title Visionary Women, published by Assouline in 2015, author Angella Nazarian continues to chart the lives of inspiring and groundbreaking personalities, this time with a focus on couples. Doing a deep-dive into the stories of fifteen couples who motivate one another, work together, and change lives as a...

Roberta B. Marks

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Meet Roberta B. Marks—author of Works and Words The first monograph on artist Roberta B. Marks explores her collages and constructions, which focus on the themes of memory, time, and transcendence through a feminist and Buddhist perspective. Marks creates constructions that have an intimacy to them and at the same time contain entire worlds of...

Daniel Geey

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

  Whether it is a manager being sacked, the signing of a new star player, television rights negotiations, player misconduct or multi-million-pound club takeovers, lawyers remain at the heart of all football business dealings. Written by leading Premier League lawyer Daniel Geey, who has dealt with all these incidents first hand, this highly accessible book...

Ash Carter

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

  The work of Mike Nichols pervades American cultural consciousness—from The Graduate and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? to Angels in America, The Birdcage, Working Girl, and Primary Colors, not to mention his string of hit plays, including Barefoot in the Park and The Odd Couple. If that weren’t enough, he was also one half of the timelessly funny duo Nichols & May, as well as...

Elaine Sciolino

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

  *Note: The time for this event has changed. The event will begin at 7 PM. Elaine Sciolino came to Paris as a young foreign correspondent and was seduced by a river. In The Seine, she tells the story of that river from its source on a remote plateau of Burgundy to the wide estuary where...

David Yarrow

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Meet David Yarrow at Books & Books, presenting David Yarrow Photography: Americas Africa Antarctica Arctic Asia Europe with a foreword by NFL Quarterback Tom Brady. The must-have photography monograph of the year, this lavish oversized volume celebrates David Yarrow's unparalleled wildlife imagery. Featuring Yarrow's 150 most iconic photographs, this book offers a truly unmatched view...

Martin Palous & Glenn Hughes

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Join the Books & Books team for a discussion of Martin Palous' & Glenn Hughes' The Presence of the Past: Essays on Memory, Conflict, and Reconciliation. Edited by veteran Czech diplomat Martin Palous and senior religion scholar Glenn Hughes, The Presence of the Past presents new insights from a conference hosted by the Václav Havel...

Coral Gables Gallery Night: Madison Sparks

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

  Join us Friday, December 6th, 7- 10pm for the Coral Gables Gallery Night Opening featuring MADISON SPARKS: Virtuous Nettles   Madison Sparks's exhibit “Virtuous Nettles” explores themes of intimacy, human roles in the natural world, and the ever-evolving relationship to self. She uses Prismacolors and acrylic paint in each piece to express psychedelic interpretations...

Joe Navarro

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Conoce a Joe Navarro, autor de Diccionario de Lenguaje No Verbal (Editorial Sirio, $16.95). Tras el exito internacional del bestseller El cuerpo habla, el ex agente del FBI y experto mundial en lenguaje no verbal, Joe Navarro, vuelve con su obra mas practica y util: un novedoso diccionario en el que describe y explica mas...

Jeff Lindsay

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

From the author of the wildly successful Dexter series comes a new, mesmerizing bad guy we can root for: Riley Wolfe. He’s a master thief, expert at disguise, and not averse to violence when it’s needed. It’s no accident, though, that Riley targets the wealthiest 0.1 percent and is willing to kill them when they’re in his...

Contemporary Cuban Literature Circle

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Join CasaCuba and Books & Books for the Contemporary Cuban Literature Circle. Through this initiative, readers will be invited to meet on the last Tuesday of every month to discuss books by writers who represent the contemporary Cuban literary tradition. Students and young professionals are especially encouraged to join the conversations, which will be led...

BJ Miller

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

“A gentle, knowledgeable guide to a fate we all share” (The Washington Post): the first and only all-encompassing action plan for the end of life. “There is nothing wrong with you for dying,” hospice physician B.J. Miller and journalist and caregiver Shoshana Berger write in A Beginner’s Guide to the End. “Our ultimate purpose here isn’t...

SP: La Floresta Interminable

Books & Books 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

La Floresta Interminable Poetas de Miami A Miami Poetry Collection published by Editorial ArtesMiami • October 2019 Edited by Luiz de la Paz Reading by Actors Chaz Mena and Vivian Ruiz Editorial ArtesMiami, a division of the nonprofit ArtesMiami, Inc.,  directed by Aida Levitan, Ph.D., is proud to present La Floresta Interminable, poetas de Miami....

Anthony Stultz

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Come to Books & Books and meet Anthony Stultz, author of The Three Principles of Oneness: How Embodying the Cosmic Perspective Can Liberate Your Life (Red Feather, $19.99) At no other time in history has the world experienced the current crisis where "why things matter" (spirituality) has been separated from "how things work" (science). In...

Carlos Alberto Montaner

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Una Noche con Carlos Alberto Montaner presenta Sin ir más lejos En estas páginas, el escritor y periodista cubano Carlos Alberto Montaner escribe sobre cuanto ha visto y oído, lo que ha creido y lo que recuerda, pero advierte que habrá algunos pasajes involuntariamente inventados: “A veces, incluso, los sueños se mezclan con la realidad...

Didier Ghez

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

In the 1970s and 1980s, the Disney animation studio redefined its creative vision in the wake of Walt Disney's death. This latest volume from renowned Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles Ken Anderson and Mel Shaw, whose work defined beloved classic Disney characters from films like The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, Robin Hood, and The Rescuers. With vivid descriptions of...

Melisa Caprio

Books & Books 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

Have you ever wanted a way to bend the ear of the Universe – that is, the loving energy behind all creation? Yes, that Universe, the one that renders absolute and perfect manifestation. Know that the Universe hears what is in your heart. It hears exactly what you want for your greatest life. In Postcards...

Joanne Klepal

Are you looking… to increase your energy? …for natural ways to detox? …natural ways to relieve colds, headaches, pain, inflammation, arthritis, allergies? …for ways to reduce stress and relax? Do you suffer from serious illness, Parkinson's, cancer, anxiety, diabetes? Are you looking for natural alternatives to medications?Whether you are looking for natural and complementary alternatives...

Fred Hanselmann

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

The troubled chain of events involving Captain Kidd’s capture of the Quedagh Merchant and his eventual execution for piracy in 1701 are well known, but the exact location of the much sought-after ship remained a mystery for more than 300 years. In 2010, a team of underwater archaeologists confirmed that the sunken remains of the Quedgah Merchant had finally...

Jose Garcia-Pedrosa

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

As the 20th century drew to a close, Miami’s reputation as a place where, in the words of an earlier tourism slogan, “the rules are different here”, placed it at the center of a surreal world of drugs, violence, sex, and unapologetic lifestyles, filled with episodes illustrative of what the locals came to know as...

Ginny Rorby

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

From Ginny Rorby, the author of Hurt Go Happy, winner of ALA’s Schneider Family Book Award, comes Freeing Finch, the inspiring story of a transgender girl and a stray dog who overcome adversity to find love, home, and a place to belong. When her father leaves and her mother passes away soon afterward, Finch can’t help feeling...

Rabbi Tirzah Firestone

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Our past does not simply disappear. The painful history of our ancestors and their rich cultural wisdom intertwine within us to create the patterns of our future. Even when past trauma remains unspoken or has long been forgotten, it becomes part of us and our children―a legacy of both strength and woundedness that shapes our...

Mary Anne Franks in conversation with Danielle Citron

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

In this controversial and provocative book, Mary Anne Franks examines the thin line between constitutional fidelity and constitutional fundamentalism. The Cult of the Constitution reveals how deep fundamentalist strains in both conservative and liberal American thought keep the Constitution in the service of white male supremacy. Constitutional fundamentalists read the Constitution selectively and self-servingly. Fundamentalist interpretations of...

Catherine L. Newell

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Where did humanity get the idea that outer space is a frontier waiting to be explored? Destined for the Stars unravels the popularization of the science of space exploration in America between 1944 and 1955, arguing that the success of the US space program was due not to technological or economic superiority, but was sustained by a...

Diane Ravitch

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

From one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, "whistleblower extraordinaire" (The Wall Street Journal), former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, author of the best-selling Reign of Error ("fearless" --Jonathan Kozol, NYRB)--an impassioned, inspiring look at the ways in which parents, teachers, activists--citizens--are successfully fighting back to defeat the forces...

Dr. Lee Bycel

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

It is not an easy road—but hope is the oxygen of my life.  These insightful words of Meron Semedar, a refugee from Eritrea, reflect the feelings of the eleven men and women featured in this book.  These refugees  share their extraordinary experiences  of fleeing oppression, violence and war in their home countries in search of...

CANCELLED: Erin Khar and Dan Peres

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

This event has been CANCELLED. We apologize for the inconvenience.  Join us for a special double feature with authors Erin Khar and Dan Peres discussing their books on addiction. RSVP HERE TO THE EVENT   Strung Out: One Last Hit and Other Lies That Nearly Killed Me by Erin Khar The opioid crisis is nightly...