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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on June 22, 2006

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Thursday 6/22

SECRETS OF SUCCESS

   Latin American author and lecturer David Fischman discusses how leadership reveals secrets to happiness in his first published English-language book in the U.S. "The Secret of the Seven Seeds." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or (305) 520-9005.

"THE REALITY DIET’

   Cardiologist Steven A. Schnur reveals how fiber stops hunger, cuts fat and lowers the risk of various diseases in "The Reality Diet." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 933 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-3222.

Saturday 6/24

"THE UP AND UP’

   Author Lee Irby discusses his fictional novel, "The Up and Up", set in 1920′s Miami. 7 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Sunday 6/25

"REFUGE’

   Prize-winning reporter and author, Dot Jackson, reads from her new Southern fiction, "Refuge". 4 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Monday 6/26

REALITY CHECK

   S&P: A Progressive Women’s Alliance hosts Reality Check, an open discussion community forum on how George Orwell’s novel 1984 reflects today’s reality. The discussion will also focus on the presidency of George W. Bush. 4 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

HISTORICAL BOOK

   Allida Black, Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University discusses a soon-to-be-released book, "The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, Volume I: The Human Rights Years, 1945-1948." Black will talk about the roles of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the state of the country. 7 p.m. at The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 535-2622 or www.wolfsonian.org

Tuesday 6/27

"GENTLEMAN OF LEISURE’

   Bob Adelman and Susan Hall explain how they compiled photographs and set-up interviews with Big City pimps and prostitutes for "Gentleman of Leisure". 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Wednesday 6/28

CAREER TIPS

   Karen Salmonsohn reveals how to get your dream job and be successful in "Ballsy". 7 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Thursday 6/29

"CLEMENTE’

   In "Clemente", David Maraniss, author and associate editor of the Washington Post, discusses the legacy of Pittsburgh Pirates baseball player, Roberto Clemente. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.

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