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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on June 30, 2011

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Friday 7/1

BAD EDUCATION

   Author Henry Greenfield’s novel "Second Time Around" centers on Jeffrey Ahrenson, a young, idealistic teacher who undertakes the reform of Brooklyn’s dysfunctional public-education system. Mr. Ahrenson’s vision materializes when he is hired by a national think-tank to study a local high school as an undercover student. His attraction to a teacher within the school threatens his mission. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

REJECTION AND REVENGE

   In Henry Greenfield’s Great Depression-era novel "The Rabbi’s Girl," two brothers — one a fundamentalist rabbi and the other a gang member — cause strain in their family. The introduction of a destitute girl named Minnie exacerbates issues. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 7/7

KNOWLEDGE ON COLLEGE

   University of Miami law student Derrick Hibbard shares his college success strategies in "College Fast Track: Essential Habits for Less Stress and More Success in College." 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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