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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on September 16, 2010

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Thursday 9/16

TALES OF GENOCIDE

   Learn about the long history of massacres in the Middle East from Hannibal Travis, author of "Genocide in the Middle East." Presented in collaboration with Florida International University’s School of International and Public Affairs. 6 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

LIFE ON STILTS

   Susanna Daniel, author of "Stiltsville," discusses her book about a young Atlanta woman who finds herself captivated by Greater Miami’s Stiltsville and a man who calls it home. The novel follows Frances Ellerby’s life as she moves to Stiltsville, marries and has children with the man she falls for and struggles to keep afloat after her beloved town on water is suddenly taken away. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Friday 9/17

PEDRO PAN STORY

   Edward J. Neyra shares his experiences adjusting to life in the US after leaving Cuba at 11 years old with Operation Pedro Pan. Mr. Neyra’s story of his hard-won American Dream is the subject of his book "Cuba: Lost and Found." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Saturday 9/18

Bestselling romance novelist Nicholas Sparks signs copies of his new book "Safehaven." Mr. Sparks’ works include "The Notebook," "Nights in Rodanthe" and "Dear John." Purchase of "Safe Haven" required prior to entering the singing line.7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Sunday 9/19

CREATIVE JUICES

   Newly published alumni and promising young writers from Florida International University’s Creative Writing Program read their works. Followed by a reception and book signing. 6 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Monday 9/20

MIND POWER

   Presented in collaboration with the Florida Psychoanalytic Society, author Mark Mustian discusses his book "The Gendarme" on human’s powerful ability to forget. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 9/22

MEXICAN CUISINE

   Diana Kennedy has immersed herself in studying Mexican cuisine for more than 50 years, earning her reputation as the Julie Child of Mexican cooking. Catch her discussing traditional Oaxacan food by regions and its three staples — corn, chocolate and chiles — all part of her book "Oaxaca al Gusto." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 9/23

ARCHITECTURE AS ART

   "Miami Architecture" author Randall Robinson Jr. speaks about notable buildings in downtown Miami, Miami Beach and Coconut Grove. Mr. Robinson is the former executive director of the North Beach Development Council and co-author of "MiMo: Miami Modern Revealed." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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