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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on March 24, 2011

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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.

Sunday 3/27

FEMALE TALE

   Eve Ensler shares her book "I Am An Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World," a collection of fictional monologues inspired by women around the world. 6 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free tickets required, which are available at Books & Books locations in Coral Gables, Miami Beach and Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Monday 3/28

HIMALAYAN ADVENTURE

   Dissatisfied with her life and job as a radio journalist, Lisa Napoli seized the opportunity to leave her life in Los Angeles for the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. Thousands of miles from anyone she knows, she spearheads an effort to create the first youth-oriented radio station in the largely isolated region, battling conflicting feelings about bringing mass communication to a country so long protected from its negative effects. Ms. Napoli shares her story, "Radio Shangri-La." 6:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 3/29

MONEY MAVEN

   Financial expert Suze Orman talks about her path to security and challenges of the current economic climate as detailed in her book "The Money Class: Learn to Create Your New American Dream. 7:30 p.m. Temple Judea, 5500 Granada Blvd., Coral Gables. Tickets required. Available at Books & Books Coral Gables, Miami Beach and Bal Harbour locations. Details: www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 3/31

Paula Szuchman and Jenny Anderson of The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times share their book "Spousonomics," which argues that economics is the key to a happy marriage. Every marriage is like its own economy, they say, a business of two with resources that need to be allocated just so. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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