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Written by on February 17, 2011

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Thursday 2/17

SOBE STORY

   Original and budding South Beach leaders tell their personal tales of Miami Beach’s growth in "South Beach: Stories of A Renaissance." Authors Charles J. Kropke and Eleanor Goldstein discuss the book, which includes photography and artwork depicting the destination. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 927 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-3222 or www.booksandbooks.com.

   cal-d>Friday 2/18

CITIZEN STUDY

   Author Ediberto Roman discusses his historical analysis of the contradictions of citizenship, the subject of his book "Citizenships and Its Exclusions." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Saturday 2/19

CANDY BAR

   Candy recipes, craft ideas, and bits of classic-candy history fill the pages of "Dylan’s Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life." Author Dylan Lauren speaks. 5 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.

FOODIE FUN

   Books & Books holds a release party for renowned Design District Chef Michael Schwartz’s new cookbook, "Michael’s Genuine Food: Down-to-Earth Cooking for People Who Love to Eat." Mingle with fellow foodies and sample dishes featured in the book cooked by some of the chef’s loyal fans. Talk and book signing followed by the potluck-style feast and live music by Escaleno. 7 p.m.-midnight. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 2/23

SURVIVOR STORIES

   Alan Rosen discusses his book "The Wonder of Their Voices," a case study of early postwar Holocaust accounts. Presented in collaboration with Florida International University’s School of International and Public Affairs and Targum Shlishi. 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.

CLEOPATRA’S STORY

   Separate fact from fiction about the storied Cleopatra with Stacy Schiff, author of "Cleopatra: A Life." Event includes a book signing and wine-and-cheese reception. 7:30 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. $25. Tickets available at Books & Books locations. Details: www.booksandbooks.com.

AGING ISSUES

   Dr. Marc Agronin, a psychiatrist at the Miami Jewish Home & Hospital, discusses his book "How We Age." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 2/24

INTIMATE ENEMIES

   Author Marifeli Perez-Stable shares her book "The U.S. and Cuba: Intimate Enemies," which explores tensions in US-Cuban relations from the Cold War to current times and what future obstacles could be in store. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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