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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on March 17, 2011

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Thursday 3/17

BEHIND THE HAIR

   Tabatha Coffey, star of Bravo show "Tabatha’s Salon Takeover" shares her whirlwind life story described in her book "It’s Not Really About the Hair." Expect tales of growing up in the strip clubs her parents ran with the help of an infamous mob boss and her ascent in the competitive hairstyling industry. 3 p.m. Design Within Reach, 927 Lincoln Road, suite 101, Miami Beach. Details: www.booksandbooks.com.

Friday 3/18

"LOST GENERATION" LOVE

   Paula McLain shares her book "The Paris Wife," a true tale of love and loss in the lives of Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley. After a whirlwind romance and wedding, the pair moved to Paris, becoming the golden couple of the famed "Lost Generation." Yet not all is fairytale, as the fast-paced society and Mr. Hemingway’s struggles for inspiration bring their marriage to the breaking point. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Monday 3/21

ROWDY RINGLETS?

   Curly hair expert Lorraine Massey shares her techniques for celebrating your curls, the subject of her book "Curly Girl: The Handbook." Event includes goodies and giveaways. 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 3/22

MEMORY MASTER

   Learn how you can dramatically improve your memory with Joshua Foer, author of "Moonwalking with Einstein," Mr. Foer explains how ancient techniques and largely forgotten methods were used by medieval scholars to memorize entire books. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 3/23

FEEL FABULOUS

   Constance Dunn shares her advice for women who want to present their most beautiful, polished self every day, the subject of her book "Practical Glamour." 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.

KITCHEN TO KITCHEN

   Journey with author and restaurateur Gabrielle Hamilton through the many kitchens she has experienced in her life as described in her book "Blood, Bones & Butter." From the rural surroundings of her childhood to that of her Italian mother-in-law, these surroundings have shaped her life story. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 3/24

CIVIL WAR STORY

   Hear author David Goldfield’s unique interpretation of the Civil War era described in his book "America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation." Rather than representing a victory for freedom, Mr. Goldfield argues that the war was America’s biggest failure resulting from religion entering the public realm. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

HIDDEN MEANINGS

   Liza Bakewell explores the connotations behind Spanish language and Mexican culture in her book "Madre." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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