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Written by Miami Today on August 27, 2009
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University Museum hosts former Florida Sen. Bob Graham as he discusses his book "America: The Owner’s Manual." Designed with students in mind, this how-to book can be used by all to make politics a hands-on activity rather than a spectator sport. 7 p.m. Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: (305) 535-2644 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Books & Books hosts New Yorker Editor Ben Greenman as he reads and signs his novel "Please Step Back." The story follows a 1960s rock star who disappears as the decade’s feel-good days come to an end. 5 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Steven Heine, director of the Institute for Asian Studies at Florida International University, comes to Coral Gables to read and discuss his book "Bargainin’ for Salvation: Bob Dylan a Zen Master?" In it, Mr. Heine examines the stages of Bob Dylan’s work and looks for underlying continuity. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.