Calendar Of Events Books
Written by Miami Today on April 22, 2010
Frec Baggs, author of "Classic Southern Recipes," shares the methods and old-fashioned ingredients behind Old South favorites. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
MAKING IT THROUGH
Author Deborah DeNicola shares her personal battles between depressive cynicism and faith as she seeks to overcome the pain after her father’s tragic death when she was a teenager. Her book, "The Future That Brought Her Here," details her intellectual pursuits and spiritual experiences on her journey of healing. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Dr. Patti Rose discusses her book "Cultural Competency for Health Administration and Public Health." Dr. Rose holds a master’s degree in health services administration from Yale University, doctorate in health education from Columbia University and is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Miami. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Ruth Reichl, former editor-in-chief of "Gourmet," shares her investigation into who her mother truly was: "For You, Mom, Finally." Through letters and diaries, Ms. Reichl takes a candid look at her mother’s transition from a hopeful young woman to an increasingly older, unhappy person and the sacrifices she made to ensure her daughter’s life would be less of a disappointment. 7:30 p.m. Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. Tickets required. Available at all Books & Books locations. Details: www.booksandbooks.com.
Makeup artist to the stars Scott Barnes dishes on what he’s learned working on the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston. Learn makeup application techniques, beauty rituals, must-have makeup items and more — all part of his book "About Face." 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.