Calendar Of Events Books
Written by Miami Today on May 21, 2009
Arva Moore Parks comes to Books & Books to discuss and sign her book "Miami: The Magic City." She has updated the original version with the groundbreaking events of the 1990s and 2000s. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.
"INTENT TO KILL"
James Grippando comes to Coral Gables to read and sign his thriller "Intent to Kill." The story follows a minor-league baseball player who loses his wife during a hit-and-run accident. Years later, he begins receiving clues to who killed her. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
The Miami Beach Historical Association presents a reading and discussion with Alex Daoud, author of "The Sins of South Beach." The narrative is from Mr. Daoud’s perspective as a former mayor of Miami Beach. 6 p.m. Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: www.mbgarden.org.
WEALTH FROM WAR
Part adventurer and part economic writer, Robert P. Smith comes to Books & Books to discuss his first book "Riches Among the Ruins: Adventures in the Dark Corners of the Global Economy." The book follows Mr. Smith’s travels to some of the world’s most dangerous regions in hopes of making millions. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.