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Written by Miami Today on November 26, 2009
Rabbi Harold S. Kushner, bestselling author of "When Bad Things Happen to Good People," discusses his latest book, "Conquering Fear." The self-empowerment novel discusses different types of fears and how to overcome them and lead a happier, more fulfilling life. 7:30 p.m. Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. Details: www.booksandbooks.com.
New York Times bestselling-author Rusty McClure reads excerpts and talks about his fast-paced new novel "Cincinnatus." In McClure’s tale, once-successful golfer Matt Thurman ditches dreams of returning to the PGA circuit for the life of a fugitive, teaming up with a Department of Justice attorney in an investigation of PGA-tournament fixing. The partners dig deep into the past, discovering secrets like a brotherhood of continental-army-soldier descendants and the findings of Edward Leedskalnin, who single handedly built Stonehenge. 6:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Architecture-and-design-writer Saxon Henry discusses her book on four Florida artists, "Four Florida Moderns." The educational read details the artists’ contributions to Florida architecture, design approaches and their collective bond to modernist traditions. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 927 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-3222 or www.booksandbooks.com.
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Author Jeff Shaara presents the latest edition of his World-War-II trilogy, "No Less Than Victory." In the historical military novel, Shaara recounts the falling of the German army and the horrors the American soldiers encountered upon liberating the concentration camps at the end of WWII. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.