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Written by on February 9, 2006

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Thursday 2/9

"LEGENDS OF WALL STREET’

   Nikki Ross will provide investment lessons from "Lessons from the Legends of Wall Street." 7 p.m. at Books and Books, Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241.

Friday 2/10

DRED SCOTT

   Author Gregory J. Wallance reads from his new book, "Two Men Before the Storm: Arba Crane’s Recollection of Dred Scott and the Supreme Court Case That Started the Civil War." Wallance will discuss how Crane, a young Harvard law graduate in the 1850s, pursued Dred Scott’s freedom from slavery. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Sunday 2/12

EUROPEAN IMPRESSIONISM

   Author Ross King discusses the history of impressionism from tales of various artists in his latest book, "The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism." 4 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.b

Tuesday 2/14

VALENTINE’S DAY

   Diana Abu-Jaber, reads from "Why I’m Still Married: Women Write Their Hearts Out on Love, Loss, Sex, and Who Does the Dishes." Live music and Valentine’s Day dinner. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $32. RSVP required. Details: (305) 448-9599 or KristinCConnor@yahoo.com.

Wednesday 2/15

SPANISH LECTURES

   Centro Cultural Español presents Spanish writers Fanny Rubio and Marina Mayoral. A night of lectures. 7:30 p.m. at 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 448-9677 or www.ccemiami.org.

AMERICAN VERTIGO

   Philosopher and journalist, Bernard Henri-LÈvy answers questions to what it means to be an American from his novel, "American Vertigo." From Chicago’s mega-churches to Muslim communities in Detroit to an Amish enclave in Iowa, Levy investigates issues of democracy. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.b

Thursday 2/16

PERRICONE’S RECIPES

   Author and restaurateur Steven J. Perricone reveals recipes from his South Florida marketplace and cafÈ in "Perricone’s Story and Cookbook".

   6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

PROFESSOR’S DAUGHTER

    Emily Raboteau, assistant professor of creative writing in the English Department at the City College of New York, reads from her latest novel, "The Professor’s Daughter," a story about race and family. 7:30 p.m. at Miami Art Central, 5960 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. Details: (305) 455-3333.

"MALDITA TERNURA’

   Lima-born journalist, Beto Ortiz, discusses her novel, "Maldita Ternura." In Spanish only. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Friday 2/17

RESURRECTING LANGSTON BLUE

   Books and Books presents Robert Greer and his novel "Resurrecting Langston Blue," a story about Vietnamese racism, political corruption and power that leads all the way to the halls of the US Senate. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

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