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Written by on March 16, 2006

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Thursday 3/16

PLAY-FUL LIFE

   Susan Shanerman reveals 77 playful ways to have fun and 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.

EXPLORING REINCARNATION

   In "Journey of a Soul," George Vergara explores reincarnation through philosophical concepts. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Saturday 3/18

EVERGLADES

   Michael Grunwald, a national reporter for the Washington Post, explains how the Everglades is a national treasure in "The Swamp." Mr. Grunwald tells how Americans have launched the largest environmental project in history to try to save it. 10 a.m. at Everglades National Park, Ernest Coe Visitor Center, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead. Details: (305) 242-7700. 5 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

"DARK LIGHT’

   An old woman seeks Doc Ford’s help to unravel the mystery of a loved one who vanished during a rendezvous with a German submarine off the coast of Florida 60 years earlier. Author Randy Wayne White discusses his new thriller, "Dark Light." 7:30 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Monday 3/20

"GENERATION T’

   Megan Nicolay reveals 108 ways to transform a T-shirt. The book, "Generation T" features more than 100 projects for customizing T-shirts. 7 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Tuesday 3/21

MUSLIM WOMEN

   Author and reporter Donna Gehrke-White will discuss "The Face Behind the Veil: The Extraordinary Lives of Muslim Women in America." 7 p.m. at MIAMIntelligence Center, 2000 S. Dixie Highway, Coconut Grove. $10. Details: (305) 860-2499.

RONALD REAGAN

   Richard Reeves presents "President Reagan: The Triumph of Imagination." The author used newly declassified documents and hundreds of interviews to show President Reagan at work. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Wednesday 3/22

ZEN PRINCIPLES

   In "White Collar Zen," author and Florida International University professor Steven Heine shows how Zen principles can help someone overcome obstacles and achieve career goals. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Thursday 3/23

"LANGUAGE OF BAKLAVA’

   Author Diana Abu-Jaber talks about growing up with her outgoing father who loved to cook in "The Language of Baklava." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Friday 3/24

MIAMI CHRONICLES

   Author Alfredo Triff and curator Fred Snitzer chronicle a growing cultural scene in "Miami Arts Explosion." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Monday 3/27

THE POLITICS OF CHRISTIANITY

   Dan Wakefield talks about how he feels Christianity in America has become almost synonymous with right-wing fanaticism and conservative politics in his new book, "The Hijacking of Jesus." Mr. Wakefield discusses what he sees as the distortion of Christians’ faith. 7:30 p.m. at Arts at St. Johns, 4760 Pinetree Dr., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 613-2325.

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