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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on September 29, 2011

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Saturday 10/1

"MAGPIES"

   "Magpies" by Lynne Barrett tells of exploring forms of storytelling as means of connection, betrayal and survival for characters who learn the value of what is understood and what is lost. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Monday 10/3

HISTORIC VERDICT

   Roya Hakakian’s "The Assassins of the Turquoise Palace" documents the history and reportage of the 1992 trial over the murder of four leading members of the Iranian and Kurdish opposition in a restaurant in Berlin. A story of justice unravels as a result of an undeterred federal prosecutor and a patient chief judge. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

ULTIMATE CHALLENGE

   Endurance athlete Marshall Ulrich’s memoir "Running on Empty: An Ultramarathoner’s Story of Love, Loss and Record-Setting Run Across America" follows his 117 marathons run in 52 days with 32 pairs of shoes at 57 years old. Mr. Ulrich shares the gritty backstory including brushes with death, run-ins with the police and the punishments of exerting his body’s limits. He also draws back to 30 years ago when the death of the woman he loved made him begin running in the first place. 6:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 10/5

UNIQUE STROKES

   "Hard Light: The Work of Emilio Sanchez" contains the compiled monographs of the 20th century Cuban American artist Emilio Sanchez. The volume includes his paintings, watercolors and drawings acclaimed for their architectural forms, bright palettes, hard lines and use of light and shadow. He painted Cuban street scenes, the architecture of New York, the Caribbean and North Africa, still life and seascapes. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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