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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on February 28, 2013

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Thursday 2/28

BRAIN FOOD

   Dr. Neal Barnard’s "Foods for the Brain" presents research and studies to deliver a program that he says can boost brain health, reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and other less serious malfunctions, including low energy, poor sleep patterns, irritability and lack of focus. Dr. Barnard discusses and signs his book. 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Saturday 3/2

MARTÍ MEMORIES

   "José Martí: Images of Memory and Mourning" is a study of visual representations of José Martí and the discourses of power that make it possible for Martí’s images to be perceived as icons today. Dr. Emilio Bejel argues that an observer who is immersed in the Cuban national narrative experiences a reconstruction of it by means of ideologically formed national discourses of power. Presented in collaboration with FIU’s Cuban Research Institute. 5 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Sunday 3/3

AMAZING LIFE

   Cindy Bonnett’s "The ABC’s to Creating and Living an Amazing Life" aims to motivate, empower and inspire the unlimited possibilities within everyone. This book encourages creating and living an amazing life based on simple premises within it. 4 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 3/5

FINDING FLORIDA

   In "Finding Florida," T.D. Allman aims to reclaim the history of Florida, which he claims has been distorted and whitewashed. Mr. Allman is the author of "Miami: City of the Future," and "Rogue State: America at War with the World." A native Floridian, Harvard graduate, and former Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal, he was for many years the foreign correspondent of Vanity Fair, and is credited with uncovering the CIA’s "secret war" in Laos. He has written about Florida for Esquire and National Geographic. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 3/6

PATH TO INDEPENDENCE

   "Cascade" by Maryanne O’Hara takes place in Cascade, Massachusetts, 1935. Desdemona Hart Spaulding, a promising young artist, abandoned her dreams of working in New York City to rescue her father. Two months later he is dead and she is stuck in a marriage to reliable but child-hungry Asa Spaulding. Amid this turmoil arrives Jacob Solomon, a fellow artist for whom she feels an immediate attraction. However, things change when her idea for a series of painted postcards is picked up by The American Sunday Standard and she finds herself back on the path to independence. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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