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Calendar Of Events Books

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Written by on May 16, 2013

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Friday 5/17

CAT DADDY

   Jackson Galaxy’s "Cat Daddy" aims to provide advice for understanding what cats need most from humans in order to live happier, healthier lives. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Saturday 5/18

SUNSHINE STATE

   Jeff Klinkenberg’s "In Alligators in B-Flat" details Florida from its fishing camps and country stores to museums and libraries. 4 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Monday 5/20

TRAVELING HEAVY

   "Traveling Heavy" is a memoir by storyteller and cultural anthropologist Ruth Behar. Through evocative stories, she portrays her life as an immigrant child and later as an adult woman who loves to travel but is terrified of boarding a plane. She writes about her Yiddish-Sephardic-Cuban-American family, as well as the strangers who show her kindness as she makes her way through the world. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Tuesday 5/21

A MOTHER’S PAST

   Emma Brockes’ forensic memoir "She Left Me the Gun" tells of a young woman who reinvented herself so completely that her previous life seemed to vanish, and of a daughter who transcends her mother’s fears and reclaims an abandoned past. Ms. Brockes grew up hearing only pieces of her mother’s past. The memoir tells of her efforts to walk between understanding her mother’s unspeakable traumas and embracing the happiness she chose for her daughter. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Wednesday 5/22

FEMALE POWER

   In "Female Power: A Women’s Guide to Becoming a Millionaire," Liliana Paez, a sales entrepreneur and CEO of Global Smarts Products, discusses specific strategies and techniques she claims can reach economic growth. She also addresses the challenges women often face professionally and claims how to overcome them. Additionally, she will answer questions in a question and answer session. The program includes her biography, a 15-step guide, a CD audio book, a CD to program the listener’s subconscious and a strategic agenda for readers to keep up with their action plan and make it happen. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

Thursday 5/23

WARRIOR BUTTERFLY

   In "Jenni Rivera: The Incredible Story of a Warrior Butterfly," Leila Cobo — pianist, TV host, writer and executive director for Latino content and programming at Billboard — brings us Jenni Rivera’s biography, reflecting on the party girl, the elegant woman, the great diva, the friend, the mother and the grandmother. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.

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