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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on April 21, 2011

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Thursday 4/14

BLUNDER EXAMINED

   Journalist Jim Rasenberger speaks about his book "The Brilliant Disaster," an in-depth account of the 1961 US-backed military invasion in Cuba. The analysis includes insight on the incident’s aftermath and key characters, such as President John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Dwight Eisenhower and Allen Dulles. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Sunday 4/17

FAMILY TIES

   Joe David Bellamy shares his book "Kindred Spirits," a book on family, relationships and ancestral history. Anyone interested in their family history can take something away from Mr. Bellamy’s in-depth look at modern genealogy. 4 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 4/19

GREAT GETAWAYS

   Whatever your budget, there’s bound to be a trip for you within Jane Wooldridge’s "The 100 Best Affordable Vacations." From less expensive to free, the author shares vacations grouped in categories like "Classic Americana," "Learning Vacations" and "Wilderness Trips." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 4/20

PEARL’S STORY

   "The Good Earth" has won praise since its publication in 1931. Discover the story of the Nobel Prize-winning author behind the book, Pearl S. Buck, and her lifelong friend in Anchee Min’s "Pearl of China." Ms. Min discusses the book and famed author, an American writer who spent much of her life in China. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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