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Written by on January 6, 2011

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Thursday 1/6

HEALTH SECRETS

   Health-savvy writer Gene Stone discusses his book "Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick." Learn about the 25 people profiled in its pages that each have a different secret to excellent health and the science behind it. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.

MEAT MAVEN

   Chef Rick Tramonto discusses his cookbook "Steak with Friends," which features 150 Chicago-area steak and seafood recipes plus accompaniments. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Friday 1/7

BOOK CLUB KICKOFF

   Books & Books holds a Book Club New Year’s Party with Kim Edwards, author of "The Memory Keeper’s Daughter" and "Lake of Dreams." Get book suggestions, free advance copies of Ms. Edward’s books and mingle with fellow book lovers. 6:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

HEALTH SECRETS

   Health-savvy writer Gene Stone discusses his book "Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick." Learn about the 25 people profiled in its pages that each have a different secret to excellent health and the science behind it. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Saturday 1/8

HEADLINE MAKER

   South Florida’s Father Albert Cutié, once a poster boy of the Catholic Church, made international headlines when his love affair was discovered. Now, he shares his deeply personal tale of soul searching, praying for answers and discovering a new way of serving God in his book "Dilemma." 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Sunday 1/9

Author Lester Goran leads a discussion on his collection of short stories "Tales from the Irish Club." 4 p.m. John Martin’s Irish Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile, upstairs room, Coral Gables. Details: www.emeraldsocietysfl.com.

Monday 1/10

MEDICAL MYTHS

   Separate the hype from fact with Dr. Sanjiv Chopra, professor of medicine and faculty dean for continuing medical education at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chopra’s book "Doctor Chopra Says: Medical Facts and Myths Everyone Should Know" touches on everything from whether or not to vaccinate children and which vitamins to take. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 1/11

KUGEL AND COUSCOUS

   Author Joan Nathan shares her celebrated cookbook "Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous" on Jewish-French cooking. Ms. Nathan explores the 2,000-year history of Jews in France, extracting a treasure trove of kosher recipes like a bacon-free quiche Lorraine, brisket with ginger, orange peel and tomato and Southwestern cassoulet with duck and lamb. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 1/13

UNLIKELY FRIENDS

   Discover the curious story of the friendship between a boxer and man of letters as told by Jay Tunney, author of "The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw." The dual biography chronicles the relationship between the two men who had a 40-year age difference. Mr. Tunney is the son of famed fighter Gene Tunney. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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