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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on August 18, 2011

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Thursday 8/18

ISLAND NOIR

   Key West native Mike Dennis presents "Setup on Front Street," the second novel in a trilogy of noir novels. Protagonist Don Roy Doyle is released from prison for a diamond swindle and sets out to collect his proceeds. However, the money is gone and several characters including the FBI, a Russian mob and a local family dynasty are involved in its disappearance. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Friday 8/19

CUBAN CUISINE

   "The Cuban Kitchen" by Raquel Roque is based on her family’s Cuban recipes ranging from black bean soup to pork empanadas, "ropa vieja, croquetas, tostones and arroz con pollo." Her book is apt for experienced cooks or novices and includes the family’s stories behind the recipes. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 8/23

FAMILY FEUD

   In Kevin Wilson’s "The Family Fang," siblings Buster and Annie Fang grew up being cast, willingly or not, in their parents’ performing arts pieces. As adults, both Buster and Annie continue to have difficulties adjusting to society and return to live at home, which turns into a nightmare as their parents cast them in a trying performance piece unwillingly. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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