Upcoming Events

During eight days each November hundreds of authors and thousands of readers converge on Downtown Miami for the nation's premier literary festival. And when that's over, we keep it going, month in, month out.

Thursday, July 19 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books at the Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami,

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¡Tómate una copa y escribe mejor!, con Jaime Cabrera González

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y exprésate con libertad. Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para socializar y para que tomes una copa (¡la primera la invita la casa!). Repetimos la dinámica. Tema: Cuento que nace torcido…, lector aburrido. Jaime Cabrera González: Nació en Barranquilla, Colombia. Es escritor y periodista. Ha publicado los libros de...

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Saturday, July 21 @ 2:00 pm
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL, 33134,

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Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Actor’s Playhouse will be running a book drive for Read to Learn Books for Free during their special performances of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz) Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still...

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Saturday, July 28 @ 2:00 pm
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL, 33134,

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Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Actor’s Playhouse will be running a book drive for Read to Learn Books for Free during their special performances of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz) Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still...

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Saturday, August 4 @ 9:00 am
Tropical Park Stadium, 7900 SW 40th Street, Miami, FL, 33155,

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Read to Learn Books for Free at 7th Annual Breastfeeeding Awareness Walk

Bring your family and friends to take part in walking to raise awareness of breastfeeding in our community. Tons of activities for the kids. Visit the many exhibitors that make up our community. Take part in health and wellness screenings, breastfeeding and nutrition workshops, car seat safety, raffles, music, food and so much more. Stop by the Read to Learn Books for Free tent to pick up a free book!

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Wednesday, August 22 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books - Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables ,

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CuentoManía 2018, u​n talent show literario. Primera lectura en vivo.

¡Participa en la votación durante las lecturas en vivo! De los relatos recibidos se han elegido 15 semifinalistas, quienes leerán su obra frente al jurado en la librería Books & Books de Coral Gables. Las lecturas en vivo se dividirán en tres sesiones: cinco semifinalistas en agosto, cinco semifinalistas en septiembre y cinco semifinalistas en octubre. Cada una de estas noches dará como resultado a un finalista. Los tres finalistas leerán nuevamente su relato en la Feria del Libro de...

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Friday, August 24 @ 7:00 pm
Imago Art in Action, 165 Majorca Avenue, Coral Gables, FL, 33134,

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¡Tómate una copa y escribe mejor!, con Isabela Saturno

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y exprésate con libertad. Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para socializar y para que tomes una copa (¡la primera la invita la casa!). Repetimos la dinámica. Tema: Escribamos literatura para ¿niños? Isabela Saturno nació en 1987 en Barquisimeto, Venezuela. Se licenció en Letras. Además de escribir poesía e...

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Saturday, August 25 @ 9:00 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL, 33132,

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A Map to Wakanda: Creating (Diverse) Comic Books - A Workshop for Writers (& Artists, Too!)

Presented by #ReadCaribbean 2-day workshop: Sat., August 25 – Sun., August 26 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. How do we write comics that celebrate diversity and cultural dynamism so that our stories are both universal and specific? How do we translate our skills as writers into the graphic medium and include fully realized characters of different backgrounds, with flaws and challenges they must overcome and learn to cope with, characters who possess their own hopes, dreams and agency and are not merely...

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Saturday, September 1 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Books - Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables ,

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José Ignacio Valenzuela presents his bestselling book To the End of the World, now available in English

Love, betrayal, and fantasy collide in a story where a trip to the end of the world becomes the ultimate quest for survival. The literary phenomenon that has captivated readers in 21 countries is now available in English. A fascinating story bound to leave you breathless from internationally acclaimed author José Ignacio Chascas Valenzuela. When Angela receives an eerie text message from her estranged, best-friend Patricia, her heart stops. Something is off and Patricia knows it. She...

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Thursday, September 6 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books - Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables ,

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Estanislao Bachrach presenta su libro EnCambio: tu cerebro.

El autor estará en conversación con Mónica Prandi, psicoanalista argentina, fundadora y directora de la revista cultural Letra Urbana. EnCambio te permitirá descubrir los procesos por los que te comportas de determinada manera con el fin de dejar atrás aquellos hábitos y conductas que ya no te sirven. El objetivo es que aprendas del potencial que tiene tu cerebro para cambiar y la capacidad que tienes para modificarlo. Este año cambio de trabajo, empiezo el gimnasio, bajo esos...

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Tuesday, September 11 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books - Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables ,

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El escritor español Jorge Carrión presenta su nuevo título Barcelona. Libro de los pasajes y conversa sobre su obra literaria.

El autor estará en conversación con el escritor Pedro Medina León. Barcelona. Libro de los pasajes: espacios mágicos y rituales, laboratorios de la cultura y de la técnica, los pasajes permiten pensar el gran texto urbano desde sus notas a pie de página. En Barcelona hay cerca de cuatrocientos. Algunos son caminos que conducen a un pasado rural; otros, pasadizos proletarios o callejones de chabolas que hablan de la metrópolis fabril y del franquismo; los más famosos tienen forma de...

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Tuesday, September 25 @ 7:00 pm
Havanna Restaurant, 15531 Sheridan Street, Davie, FL, 33331,

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¡Tómate una copa y escribe mejor!, con Mercedes Moresco

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y exprésate con libertad. Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para socializar y para que tomes una copa (¡la primera la invita la casa!). Repetimos la dinámica. Tema: La inspiración: cómo encontrarla mientras trabajamos. Mercedes Soledad Moresco nació en Buenos Aires, Argentina, en febrero de 1967. Se graduó de...

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Wednesday, October 17 @ 7:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261), 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL, 33132,

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Markus Zusak: Bridge of Clay

Co-presented by Books & Books Click here to purchase tickets! Your ticket purchase entitles you entry for two (2) guests to this event + a signed copy of the book. Books to be claimed that evening upon entrance to the event. An unforgettable and sweeping family saga from Markus Zusak, the storyteller who gave us the extraordinary bestseller THE BOOK THIEF, lauded by the New York Times as “the kind of book that can be life changing.” The breathtaking story of five brothers who...

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