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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on June 10, 2010

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Thursday 6/10

MIAMI DESIGN

   Authors, a photographer and a map designer discuss their book "Miami Architecture: An AIA Guide Featuring Downtown, the Beaches and Coconut Grove," which provides an overview and assessment of Miami’s built environment. 7:30 p.m. The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.

WON’T STOP

   Gregory Koger shares details from his book "Filibustering" on how and why obstruction has become institutionalized in the US 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.

Tuesday 6/15

MYSTERY ON WHEELS

   David Herlihy shares his book "The Lost Cyclist," the true story of Frank Lenz, who set out in 1892 on a highly publicized journey around the world on a "safety bicycle," a predecessor of the modern road bike. Learn of his mysterious disappearance approaching the final leg of his journey and the quest to bring his accused murderers to justice. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 6/16

SPEED RACER

   Auto racing driver and area resident Helio Castroneves shares his book "Victory Road." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 6/17

WAR STORY

   "The Perfect Storm" author Sebastian Junger discusses his latest book following a single platoon through its 15-month tour in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley. "War" centers on the experiences of these young men at war and how their survival depends on their commitment to each other. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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