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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on May 20, 2010

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Thursday 5/13

STICKY SITUATIONS

   Learn how to master difficult conversations in the workplace with Donna Flagg, author of "Surviving Dreaded Conversations." The book touches on issues like firing employees, asking for a raise and telling clients bad financial news. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Friday 5/14

ROLE MODELS

   Brad Meltzer discusses his book "Heroes for My Son," which profiles 54 men and women whose stories hold lessons for future generations. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Saturday 5/15

BARBECUE BASH

   Feast on barbecued dishes from around the world at Books & Books Coral Gables’ outdoor courtyard in celebration of grill expert Steven Raichlen’s book "Planet Barbecue." Barbecue stations will be serving Malaysian tumeric prawns with garlic-peanut sauce, German honey-and-beer-glazed baby back ribs, Brazilian spit-roasted pineapple and more. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Purchase "Planet Barbecue" at a Books & Books location for $22.95 plus tax for one ticket to the party. An extra companion ticket can be purchased for $5 and is redeemable for a book purchase at Books & Books. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Sunday 5/16

STAGE LEGEND

   Long-time star Julie Andrews signs copies of her children’s book "The Very Fairy Princess," the story of Geraldine, a mischievous young royal. 2 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Tickets required. Available at Books & Books locations. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 5/19

FAMILY MEALS

   Food Network personality Daisy Martinez shares family memories stemming from treasured Latin dishes and her tips on making satisfying meals in a busy world, the subject of her book "Daisy: Morning, Noon and Night." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 5/20

DRY COUNTRY

   Author Dan Okrent shares his book "Last Call," detailing the history of prohibition from its roots to affects on everyday life. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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