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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on October 12, 2006

Thursday 10/12

   Author Marisa Acocella Marchetto discusses her memoir "Cancer Vixen." 7:30 p.m. at Books and Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Free. Details: (305) 864-4241.

THRILLER NOVEL

   Author Michael Cox discusses "The Meaning of Night: A Confession." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Friday 10/13

   Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong’o discusses "Wizard of the Crow." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

BOOK OF POEMS

   Poet Elisa Albo will read from "Passage to America." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Saturday 10/14

   In "I Had The Strangest Dream," author Kelly Sullivan Walden will discuss the meaning and power of dreams. 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

TRUE TALES

   In "Grayson," author Lynne Cox will discuss how she aided a lost baby gray whale at 17 while she was training for a swimming competition in the middle of the ocean. 7 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Monday 10/16

   Anti-war activist and author Cindy Sheehan will discuss "Peace Mom: A Mother’s Journey Through Heartache to Activism." 7:30 p.m. at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Chapman Conference Center, 300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3000.

EFFECTIVE SPEAKING

   Author Carolyn Stein discusses effective speaking and her book, "Passport to the Podium." 7 p.m. at North Miami Public Library, 835 NE 132nd St., North Miami. Details: (305) 891-5535.

Tuesday 10/17

   Author Scott Miller will discuss "Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

HOLOCAUST STORY

   In "The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million," author Daniel Mendelsohn discusses what he found about his great uncle’s family during the Holocaust. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Also on Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. at 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Free. Details: (305) 864-4241.

Wednesday 10/18

    Kyle Husfloen and Madeleine Kirsch discusses 200 years of fashion history and the book "The Antique Trader Vintage Clothing Price Guide." The event also includes a fashion show. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

   Also on Thursday, 7:30 p.m. at 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Free. Details: (305) 864-4241.

Thursday 10/19

   Pulitzer-Prize winning author Deborah Blum will discuss "Ghost Hunters: William James and the Scientific Search for Life After Death." 6 p.m. at Otto G. Richter Library, 1300 Memorial Dr., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Details: (305) 284-4026 or cgoycochea@miami.edu.

"VOYAGE OF SLAVES’

   Award-winning author Brian Jacques will discuss "Voyage of Slaves: A Tale From Castaways of the Flying Dutchman." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

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