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Written by on May 4, 2006

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Thursday 5/4

MENTAL HEALTH

   Former Washington Post reporter Pete Earley provides an inside look at his son’s mental illness and a yearlong investigation of Miami-Dade County’s jail in "Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Friday 5/5

NEW URBANISM

   University of Miami’s professors Charles Bohl and Jaime Correa will discuss their new book, "A Guidebook to New Urbanism in Florida 2005." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Saturday 5/6

YOUNG MOMENTS

   Author Michael Wells will discuss real-life stories about children from his new book, "Snapshots of Heaven." 11 a.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Mr. Wells will sign books at a Mother’s Day brunch Sunday at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami. Details: (305) 442-4408.

BESTSELLING AUTHOR

   Author, activist and artist Youme Landowne will read from her new children’s book, "Selavi That Is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope." 1 p.m. Saturday at Miami-Dade Public Library, Lemon City branch, 430 NE 61st St., Miami, 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Culmer/Overtown branch, 350 NW 13th St., Miami, and 10:30 a.m. May 12 at the South Miami branch, 6000 Sunset Dr., Miami. Details: (305) 375-BOOK.

FOX FILMS

   Susan Fox, great-granddaughter of Fox Films founder William Fox, and husband Donald G. Rosellini will discuss the history of Fox Films. 6:30 p.m. at Books and Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241.

Tuesday 5/9

"SWEET AND LOW’

   "Sweet and Low" is a family story written by Rich Cohen, grandson of Ben Eisenstadt, who invented sugar substitute Sweet ‘N’ Low. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

TEN STEPS, AMERICA

   Frank Gaffney, founder of the Center for Security Policy, outlines 10 steps Americans can take to live in a free and safe society in his new book, "Warfooting." 6 p.m. at The Banker’s Club, 1 Biscayne Tower, 14th floor, Miami. Details: (305) 442-4408 or (305) 374-1448.

Wednesday 5/10

"MONSTER CANCER’

   Author Yolanda Lopez shares fairy tales and the real-life story of her 12-year-old daughter, Khrystle, who was diagnosed with brain cancer. Mother and daughter created the Princess Khrystle and Prince Michael Foundation, where 50% of book proceeds will go toward helping children and creating awareness about cancer in children. 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

COMMUNICATE BETTER

   Author Bruce Turkel reveals "Seven Simple Steps to Profitable Communications." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Thursday 5/11

REAL ESTATE

   Kendra Todd, a real estate investor who starred in the first season of the TV show "The Apprentice," will reveal "How to Make Millions in Real Estate." 7:30 p.m. at Books and Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241.

DINNER AND A BOOK

   Books and Books hosts a dinner with Jennifer Rubell in celebration of her new book, "Real Life Entertaining: Easy Recipes, Conventional Wisdom." 7:30-9 p.m. at 933 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: (305) 444-9044 or (305) 532-3222.

Friday 5/12

MADELEINE ALBRIGHT

   Former US secretary of state and best-selling author Madeleine Albright will discuss her new book "The Mighty and The Almighty: Reflections on America, God and World Affairs." 8:30 p.m. at Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables. Free tickets available at Books and Books locations. Details: (305) 442-4408.

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