Calendar Of Events Books
Written by Miami Today on November 12, 2009
Lawrence Kaplan discusses and reads excerpts from his novel "House of Ghosts," a detective mystery that explores Jewish resistance to Nazism in the US leading up to World War II. Kaplan’s novel was motivated in part through his mother-in-law’s experiences as a survivor of Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. 7:30 p.m. The Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $6. Details: 305-672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
WINE AND CONVERSATION
Sip a glass of complimentary wine and join the conversation at a "Murder She Wrote"-themed book club meeting. This month’s book is "The Wrong Mother," a psychological thriller about how a busy working mother struggles to keep her sanity after a brief affair that won’t cease haunting her. Attendees also will receive 15% off any mystery novel purchases that evening. 7:30 p.m. The Bookstore in the Grove, 3399 Virginia St., suite 620, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 443-2855 or www.thebookstoreinthegrove.com.
Susie Essman, who plays Larry David’s friend Susie Greene on the HBO comedy series "Curb Your Enthusiasm," makes a local stop to sign her new book "What Would Susie Say? Bullsh*t Wisdom about Love, Life and Comedy." 6-8 p.m. The Bookstore in the Grove, 3399 Virginia St., suite 620, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 443-2855 or www.thebookstoreinthegrove.com.