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Written by Miami Today on December 18, 2008
The Miami Beach Botanical Garden and the Miami Beach Historical Association host a reading and discussion with local author and historian Seth Bramson. 6-9 p.m. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: www.mbgarden.org.
Bernard Zyscovich, managing principal of Miami-based Zyscovich Architects, will be discussing his book "Getting Real About Urbanism: Contextual Design for Cities." He offers an alternative city planning through his "Real Urbanism Approach," which searches for the distinctive characteristics of a place without prejudgments or expectations about design criteria. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
James Grippando writes Miami-attorney Jack Swyteck into the complex world of Washington politics when his father, the former governor of Florida, asks him to be his lawyer after the vice president turns up dead in the Everglades. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.