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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on March 9, 2006

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BOOKS

Thursday 3/9

"THE ETHICAL ASSASSIN’

   Edgar-winning author David Liss discusses his literary thriller set in Florida, "The Ethical Assassin." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

"THE ROMANIAN’

   Bruce Benderson, the first American to win the Prix de Flore, discusses his true-life love story, "The Romanian." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 933 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. And 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables on March 14. Details: (305) 532-3222.

Friday 3/10

THE POLITICS OF CHRISTIANITY

   Dan Wakefield discusses his view that Christianity in America has become almost synonymous with right-wing fanaticism and conservative politics in his new book, "The Hijacking of Jesus." Wakefield discusses what he sees as the distortion of a faith that is supposed to stand for peace, equality, healing and compassion for society’s outcasts. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Saturday 3/11

BATTLING DIVORCE

   Author Amy Botwinick guides women to surviving the battles of divorce and getting on with life. She uses her experiences and those of other women in her book, "Congratulations On Your Divorce." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

   Sunday 3/12

MIDLIFE ROMANCE

   Author Alison Leslie Gold discusses whether the quest for love is different at age 75 than it was at 25 in "Love in the Second Act: True Stories of Romance, Late Forties and Beyond." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Monday 3/13

"LAPHAM RISING’

   Roger Rosenblatt gives a humorous look at Harry and his troubles with multimillionaire neighbor Lapham. "Lapham Rising" follows Harry’s efforts in finding a variety of ways to tear down Lapham’s new home. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Wednesday 3/15

LAW AND POLITICS

   "At War with Civil Rights and Civil Liberties," by John F. Stack and Tom Baker, looks at the war on terrorism and the campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq through constitutional law and American politics. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

DEBUT NOVEL

   Torry Washington discusses the story of his life in his debut novel, "Greed, Lust and Envy," a story about two young men who are struggling to change their life in what Washington describes as drug-infested Opa-locka. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 933 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305)532-3222.

Thursday 3/16

PLAY-FUL LIFE

   Susan Shanerman reveals 77 playful ways to have fun in order to have good health from her book "Play or Pay." 6:30 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

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