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Written by Miami Today on October 28, 2010
Venture back to the time of the dinosaurs with researcher and dinosaur illustrator Gregory Paul, whose detailed images bring the pages of "The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs" to life. Mr. Paul was also a consultant for the movie "Jurassic Park." 6:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Celebrate new book "100 Florida Architects and Interior Designers" at a launch party. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 927 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-3222 or www.booksandbooks.com.
STORY OF RESILIENCE
Ingrid Betancourt shares her story of captivity in the Colombian jungle, the subject of her book "Even Silence Has an End." Born in Colombia and raised in France, Ms. Betancourt left her life of comfort and returned to Colombia, pursuing politics. While campaigning for the presidency, she was abducted by the FARC militant group, who kept her in the jungle six-and-a-half years before she was freed by the Colombian army in 2008. Ms. Betancourt shares her story at this event. 7:30 p.m. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Free tickets available at all Books & Books locations. Details: www.booksandbooks.com.
Michael Bernath discusses a group of southern writers, thinkers, editors, publishers, educators and ministers he labels Confederate cultural nationalists to trace the rise and fall of a cultural movement dedicated to freeing the south from its longtime dependence on northern teachings. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.