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Written by on October 19, 2006

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.

TRUE STORY

   Football player Rod Payne and sportswriter Steve Rom will discuss "Centered by a Miracle: A True Story of Friendship, Football, and Life." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Saturday 10/21

   Author Jackson S. Hunsicker discuss "Turning Heads: Portraits of Grace, Inspiration and Possibilities," a book about women and cancer. 7 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Sunday 10/22

   Author David Callahan will discuss "The Moral Center: How We Can Reclaim Our Country from Die-Hard Extremists, Rogue Corporations, Hollywood Hacks and Pretend Patriots." 4 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Monday 10/23

   Author Elaine Gavalas will discuss "The Yogi in the Kitchen." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

SAILORS’ STORY

   Author John Kretschmer will discuss "At the Mercy of the Sea." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Tuesday 10/24

   Author J.B. Spencer will discuss his memoir in "The Life of a Trial Lawyer." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

MIAMI BEACH

   Local author Joann Biondi discusses how she interviewed dozens of residents for her new book, "Miami Beach Memories." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Wednesday 10/25

   Author Paul Oreffice discusses "Only in America: From Immigrant to CEO." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

‘BECOMING ABIGAIL’

   Award-winning Nigerian author Chris Abani will read from his new book, "Becoming Abigail." 7:30 p.m. at ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 237-3298.

FLORIDA ARCHITECTURE

   Author Jan Hochstim will discuss "Florida Modern: Residential Architecture 1945-1970." 7:30 p.m. at 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241. Also on Oct. 30, 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

FOOD BUSINESS

   Journalist and author Gigi Padovani will discuss the difference between slow food in Italy and fast-food restaurants from her new book, "The Slow Food Revolution." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Thursday 10/26

   Authors Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver and Priscilla Warner will discuss "The Faith Club, A Muslim, A Christian, A Jew: Three Women Search for Understanding." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

MEMOIR

   Best-selling author Augusten Burroughs will discuss his memoir "Running with Scissors." 8 p.m. at Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 442-4408.

STYLE BOOK

   Celebrity style consultant and author Sherrie Mathieson will discuss "Forever Cool: How to Achieve Ageless, Youthful and Modern Personal Style." 7:30 p.m. at 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241.

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