Calendar Of Events Books
Written by Miami Today on May 19, 2011
Bestselling author Sebastian Junger, who wrote "The Perfect Storm," presents his latest novel "War." The tale captures the fear and trust among the men of a platoon on a 15-month tour in Afghanistan. 8 p.m. Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice shares her cookbook "Fabulicious" filled with more than 60 family recipes. Includes sections on secret family recipes, celebration food, light lunches and kid-friendly meals. 5 p.m. Books & Books, 927 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-3222 or www.booksandbooks.com.
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." 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Ryan C. Mack gives tips on effective financial planning, the subject of his book "Living in the Village." His simple, seven-step plan includes advice on ridding yourself of debt, improving your credit and diversifying investments. 8 p.m. Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.