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Written by Miami Today on March 31, 2011
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.
Alison Thompson shares her experiences volunteering in Sri Lanka after the 2004 tsunami that affected much of southern Asia as described in her book "The Third Wave: A Volunteer Story." Intending to help for two weeks, she ended up staying 14 months, tending injuries, distributing food and water, helping start new businesses and setting up the first early-warning center for tsunamis in Sri Lanka. Noon. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Author Steve Goldberg shares his method for living your best life as described in his book "Finding the Upside: Practical Wisdom for Challenging Times." 7 p.m. Books & Books, 927 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-3222 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk — also known for his wine expertise — shares his latest book "The Thank You Economy." He argues that the next platform for business success in today’s society hinges on harnessing the power of social media, using it to reach customers on a personal level. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.