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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on February 16, 2006

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BOOKS

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 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’

   Peruvian 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 to the halls of the US Senate. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Saturday 2/18

FUTURE JIHAD

   Author Walid Phares reveals fundamental misunderstandings about the aims of Al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations in his new book, "Future Jihad: Terrorist Strategies Against America." 7 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Tuesday 2/21

SOUTH BEACH PAINTINGS

   Artist Mark Rutkowski discusses his portfolio work, "South Beach: Two Decades of Deco District Paintings." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Wednesday 2/22

SNOW FLOWER

   Lisa See discusses the characters in her new novel, "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan." 6:30 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

"RENT’ MEMOIR

   Anthony Rapp recounts his experiences as a member of the original cast of "Rent" in his memoir, "Without You". 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Thursday 2/23

"THE BOOK OF SARAHS’

   Miami Art Central presents a reading and discussion with Catherine McKinley from her critically acclaimed novel "The Book of Sarahs." 7:30 p.m. at Miami Art Central, 5960 Red Rd., South Miami. Details: (305) 455-3333.

"DEATH DANCE’

   Author Linda Fairstein discusses her novel "Death Dance" and takes readers behind the scenes of New York’s theater world. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

"AUSENCIAS DIARIAS’

   Centro Cultural Español features Juan Martin, director of National Art Exhibitions by the Mentally Ill, who will discuss his poetry in "Ausencias Diarias." 7:30 p.m. at 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Free. RSVP required. Details: (305) 448-9677.

Friday 2/24

"FABULOUS FAKES’

   Carole Tanenbaum explores 100 years of costume jewelry in her book "Fabulous Fakes: A Passion for Vintage Jewelry." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Monday 2/27

RARE BOOK LECTURE

   The Friends of the University of Miami Libraries presents Mark Dimunation, chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress, for a lecture. 6 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel’s Granada Ballroom, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Includes a reception. RSVP by Monday. Details: (305) 284-4026 or cgoycochea@miami.edu.

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