Louis K. Lowy's "Die Laughing" is set in the 1950s atmosphere of flying saucers, communist scares and live broadcasting. Protagonist Sam E. Lakeside embarks on a journey to find and kill camouflaged aliens that murdered his best friend and manager. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
"Garden Cities: Theory & Practice of Agrarian Urbanism" by architect and US "urbanist" Andrés Duany presents a type of community plan and management that allows agriculture and modern society to interact. Mr. Duany promotes Agrarian Urbanism, a society involved with the growing of food at all development levels. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.