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Written by on June 3, 2010

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Thursday 6/3

SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY

   Neurologist Sean Kenniff, who was one of the original cast members of "Survivor," shares his books, "Etre the Cow" and "Stop Effing Yourself: A Survivor’s Guide to Life’s Biggest Screw-ups." "Etre" centers on a bull who shares his tender story of an insignificant life at Gorwell Farm, full of humiliation and powerlessness. "Stop Effing Yourself" teaches readers how to curb self sabotage through purposeful action. 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.

POWERFUL LADIES

   Edie Hand and Tina Savas discuss the people behind their book "Women of True Grit," which offers 40 first-person narratives from women who have struggled through hardships to reach the top. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Friday 6/4

"JUSTICE IN JUNE"

   Author Barbara Levenson discusses her book "Justice in June," a Miami-based novel about criminal defense attorney Mary Magruder Katz and her struggles for success in three challenging cases and a fizzling romance. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

BOOK LAUNCH

   Books & Books hosts a midnight launch party for Stephenie Meyer’s "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner." Ms. Meyer is author of the "Twilight" series. 9:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Monday 6/7

STARTING OVER

   Liz L. Alexander discusses her book "The House of M. Lucretius," which ponders reincarnation and how past lives and relationships may play into the present. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 6/8

TO NAB A GANGSTER

   Jonathan Eig reveals the tale of how "the nation’s most-wanted criminal" was caught, the subject of his book "Get Capone!" Includes information from recently released government documents and wiretaps. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 6/9

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

   Thomas E. Lodge talks about the Everglades’ natural history and ecosystems, the subject of the third edition of his "The Everglades Handbook." Mr. Lodge’s fascination with the Everglades began in 1966 when he came to town as a graduate student in the University of Miami’s Department of Biology. His book has become a textbook for South Florida ecology courses. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 6/10

WON’T STOP

   Gregory Koger shares details from his book "Filibustering" on how and why obstruction has become institutionalized in the US House and Senate over the past 50 years and how it affects policymaking. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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