Calendar Of Events Books
Written by Miami Today on October 16, 2008
Douglas R. Andrew, financial adviser and author of the bestselling "Last Chance Millionaire," will discuss how to accumulate money on a tax-favored basis and achieve the highest possible retirement income. 6:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Dexter Filkins, New York Times correspondent, will be signing copies of his book "The Forever War," at Books and Books. The book follows the remarkable chain of events that began with the rise of the Taliban in the 1990s, continued with the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and moved on to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. 6 p.m. Books and Books, 264 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Rinku Sen and Fekkah Mamdouh will be signing their book "The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization." The work illustrates the challenges and contradictions of US immigration policy and argues that just as there is a free flow of capital in the world’s economy, there should be a free flow of labor. 8 p.m. Books and Books, 264 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Michael Largo will discuss his book "Genius and Heroin," in which he explores why so many creative geniuses are also ruinously self destructive. From Charlie Parker to Janis Joplin, Mr. Largo explores the untidy lives of some of the greatest artists and thinkers and chronicles how the notoriously creative lived and died. 7:30 p.m. Books and Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.