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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on January 15, 2009

Thursday 1/15

   Artie Lang, a mainstay on the Howard Stern Show since 2001, comes to South Florida for the side-splitting signing of his book "Too Fat to Fish." In it, he combines the humor, pathos and humanity of his life, turning them into hilarious comedy classics. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

ART DECO AUTHORS

   Miami Beach Botanical Gardens and the Miami Beach Historical Association host an evening with Don and Nina Worth to celebrate the release of their coffee-table book titled "Art Deco in Shanghai and Miami Beach." The book features 50 color photos of each city, taken by Chinese photographer Deke Erh, who grew up amongst the art-deco buildings of Shanghai. 6-8 p.m. Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7256 or www.mbgarden.org.

Saturday 1/17

   Janice Y.K. Lee will be at Books & Books to discuss and sign her latest novel, "The Piano Teacher." The book is a gripping tale of love and betrayal set in war-torn Hong Kong. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Sunday 1/18

   Louis Nevaer will discuss and sign "Protest Graffiti: Mexico/Oaxaca" and "Illustrations from the Inside: The Beat Within." The books, edited by Mr. Nevaer, look at graffiti as a means to achieving social justice and the drawings of incarcerated youth that humanize them in ways the penal system ignores. 4 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 1/20

   Emmy-Award-winning TV producer Linda Corley will be discussing and signing her new book, "The Kennedy Family Album: Personal Photos of America’s First Family." The book features photos of the Kennedy family at their Palm Beach home and a foreword by US Sen. Edward Kennedy. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 1/21

   The University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science hosts a lecture featuring Dr. Ellen Prager, who will discuss and sign her new book "Chasing Science at Sea." The book immerses readers in the world of those who regularly go to sea and tells the tale of what life, and science, is like on the ocean. 6 p.m. Rosenstiel School Auditorium, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne. Details: www.ellenprager.com.

THE GOLDEN YEARS

   Henry Alford, author of "How to Live: A Search for Wisdom from Old People," will be at Books & Books to discuss his book which provides an optimistic look at the last from years from a range of diverse interviews. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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