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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on February 23, 2012

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Friday 2/24

CUBAN NOSTALGIA

   William Gonzalez’s "Very Cuban Presentation" showcases his own antique acquisitions such as a 1940s telephone and a "dos centavos" coin via one of the last Kodak slide projectors, for a Cuban nostalgia night. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Sunday 2/26

OTHERWORLDLY BATTLES

   Author Kim Harrison "A Perfect Blood" is the follow-up to her novel "Pale Demon." Ritually murdered corpses are appearing across Cincinnati, terrifying the population. Pulled in to help investigate, former witch turned day-walking demon Rachel Morgan soon realizes that a human hate group is trying to create its own demons to destroy all a certain other group, and to do so, it needs her blood. 6 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Monday 2/27

FAITH TALES

   "Under the Yarmulke: Tales of Faith, Fun and Football" is a collection of stories, lessons and jokes by rabbi and global leader of interfaith relations Rabbi Solomon Schiff. In this memoir, he recaptures his journey from local cantor in a Bronx Synagogue to internationally recognized rabbi. He has shared thoughts with five American presidents, three Israeli prime ministers, two popes and the Dalai Lama. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 2/28

BEYOND THE KITCHEN

   Beyond Boundaries Children’s Foundation launches its cookbook "Exclusive Recipes from Claudette’s Kitchen" by Claudette Hawit, a Honduran chef who is known for donating all her book proceeds to benefit children. 6:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 2/29

RESTORING CIVILITY

   Sara Hacala’s "Saving Civility: 52 Ways to Tame Rude, Crude & Attitude for a Polite Planet" presents civility as a mind-set that encompasses values and attitudes that help us embrace shared humanity and society. Ms. Hacala taps the wisdom of ancient spiritual luminaries as well as the latest social science research to provide 52 ways to reverse the course of incivility. 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

SECOND ENCOUNTER

   In "The Second Time We Met" by Leila Cobo, Asher Stone has a nearly perfect life being loved by his adoptive parents. He is on the verge of a professional soccer career when a car accident casts doubt into his future and causes Asher to wonder about the girl who gave him up for adoption in Colombia two decades ago. He begins his search for a woman named Rita Ortiz; but as Asher comes closer to finding Rita, his own parents are faced with fears and doubts. Rita must soon decide to either stay hidden in her hard-earned new life, or meet the secret son who will bring painful memories or the promise of a new life. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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