Evenings With

Life, love, work, and everything else that weaves its way in between – the intimate author conversations presented by our Evenings With series are where the real talk happens. Here you’ll find award-winning writers and other figures at the forefront of the fast-moving zeitgeist. These hot-ticket sessions are an everlasting draw for a reason.

Upcoming Events

May 2024

Monday, May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Coral Gables Congregational Church
3010 De Soto Blvd, Miami, FL 33134 United States

An Evening with Luis Miranda, Jr.

As part of our special Democracy Week: the Books & Books Literary Foundation is delighted to present Luis Miranda, Jr., Latino trailblazer and father of Hamilton creator Lin Manuel Miranda, presenting his riveting new memoir: Relentless: My Story of the Latino Spirit That Is Transforming America (Hachette Books, $30). Essential reading from an expert voice: Luis A. Miranda Jr.’s personal and political memoir reveals a deep understanding of Latino culture and how to build community to change our world for the better.

Tuesday, May 28 @ 7:00 pm
Coral Gables Congregational Church
3010 De Soto Blvd, Miami, FL 33134 United States

An Evening with “Crazy Rich Asians” author Kevin Kwan and Todd Doughty

Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair are thrilled to present Kevin Kwan discussing his new novel: Lies and Weddings** (Doubleday, $29.00). He will be in conversation with Todd Doughty.** ****Please note:* This event will take place at the Coral Gables Congregational Church: 3010 De Soto Blvd.. **Tickets are FREE and books will be available for purchase at the event. Want your copy early or can’t make it in-person? **Order your copy online here. About the Book: A TIME MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • From the iconic internationally bestselling author of the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy: A forbidden affair erupts volcanically amid a decadent tropical wedding in this outrageous comedy of manners from the iconic author of Crazy Rich Asians.

Thursday, May 30 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

An Evening With Sebastian Junger

Books & Books is proud to present bestselling author and award-winning reporter Sebastian Junger presenting his new book, In My Time of Dying: How I Came Face to Face with the Idea of an Afterlife** (Simon & Schuster, $27.99)** ****Please note:* This event will take place at the Books & Books in Coral Gables at 265 Aragon Ave. **Tickets are FREE and books will be available for purchase at the event. Can’t make the event? **Order your copy online.

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Past Events

May 2024

Thursday, May 16 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

An Evening with “My Octopus Teacher” Filmmaker Craig Foster and Alizé Carrère

Books & Books Literary Foundation and the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine Atmospheric & Earth Science are thrilled to present an evening with Academy Award-winner Craig Foster discussing his new book: Amphibious Soul: Finding the Wild in a Tame World (HarperOne, $29.99). He will be in conversation with Alizé Carrère, and the duo will be introduced by Rosenstiel School Professor Danielle McDonald. About the Book: “An important book that will transform how we think about being human. … that will inspire hope.”—Jane Goodall How can we reclaim the soul-deepening wildness that grounds us and energizes us when so much of the modern world seems designed to tame us?…

April 2024

Friday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

An Evening with Lydia Millet

The Books & Books Literary Foundation and Miami Book Fair present… AN EVENING WITH LYDIA MILLET discussing We Loved It All: A Memory of Life (W.W. Norton, $27.99) This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us. About the Book: Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2024 by the Washington Post, Oprah Daily,

Tuesday, April 16 @ 8:00 pm
On Demand (Virtual)

A Virtual Evening with Salman Rushdie and Suleika Jaouad

GET TICKETS HERE  The Books & Books Literary Foundation, Miami Book Fair, Random House Publishing Group and PEN America are proud to present internationally renowned writer, free speech advocate, and Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie in conversation with Suleika Jaouad, the New York Times bestselling author of Between Two Kingdoms, founder of The Isolation Journals, and subject of the Netflix documentary American Symphony. Rushdie’s new memoir, Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder, is a gripping account of surviving an attempt on his life 30 years after the fatwa was ordered against him.…

Tuesday, April 9 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

An Evening with Chanel Cleeton

Books & Books is delighted to present an evening with Chanel Cleeton discussing her new novel: The House on Biscayne Bay** (Berkley, $18.00)** This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us. About the Book: As death stalks a gothic mansion in Miami, the lives of two women intertwine as the past and present collide in New York Times bestselling author Chanel Cleeton’s atmospheric new novel.…

November 2023

Friday, November 17, 2023 @ 6:00 pm
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

AN EVENING WITH HENRY WINKLER IN CONVERSATION WITH DANIEL SILVA

HENRY WINKLER launched into prominence through his role as “The Fonz” in the long-running TV classic Happy Days and has since transcended the role that first made him famous. Brilliant, funny, and widely regarded as the nicest man in Hollywood – though he would be the first to tell you that it’s simply not the case, he’s really just grateful to be here – he shares in his achingly vulnerable memoir the disheartening truth of his childhood, the difficulties of a life with severe dyslexia,…

Thursday, November 16, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

AN EVENING WITH CASSIDY HUTCHINSON IN CONVERSATION WITH GLENNA MILBERG

Ever since a childhood visit to Washington, D.C., CASSIDY HUTCHINSON aspired to serve her country in government. Raised in a working-class family with a military background, she was the first in her immediate family to graduate from college. Despite having no ties to Washington, she landed a vital position at the center of the Trump White House, mere steps away from the most controversial president in recent American history. And on January 6, 2021, she found herself in one of the most extraordinary and unprecedented calamities in modern-day politics at the tender age of 24.…

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

AN EVENING WITH WALTER MOSLEY IN CONVERSATION WITH TOCHI ONYEBUCHI

Intergalactic visions, deadly threats, and explosive standoffs between mostly good and completely evil converge in WALTER MOSLEY’s dystopian fantasy Touched. Martin Just wakes up one morning after what feels like – and might actually be – a centuries-long sleep, with two innate pieces of knowledge: Humanity is a virus destined to destroy all existence and he is the cure. Just begins slipping into an alternate consciousness and discovering new physical strengths, strengths he’ll need to violently defend himself,…

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

AN EVENING WITH ABRAHAM VERGHESE IN CONVERSATION WITH LEIGH HABER

New York Times bestselling author ABRAHAM VERGHESE is back with his long-awaited new book, The Covenant of Water: A Novel. Spanning the years between 1900 and 1977 and set in Kerala on South India’s Malabar Coast, the story follows three generations of a family that suffers a peculiar affliction: in every generation, at least one person dies by drowning – and in Kerala, water is everywhere. Against this backdrop of foreboding is a 12-year-old girl, grieving her father and on her way to her wedding by boat,…

Monday, November 13, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

AN EVENING WITH DAVID BROOKS

As DAVID BROOKS observes, “There is one skill that lies at the heart of any healthy person, family, school, community organization, or society: the ability to see someone else deeply and make them feel seen – to accurately know another person, to let them feel valued, heard, and understood.” And yet we don’t always do this well. All around us, people feel invisible, unseen, misunderstood. In How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen,…

Sunday, November 12, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
Miami Book Fair * Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

AN EVENING WITH JOAN BAEZ IN CONVERSATION WITH JUSTIN RICHMOND

From legendary singer and social justice activist JOAN BAEZ comes Am I Pretty When I Fly?: An Album of Upside Down Drawings, which feels like a long, funny letter from an old friend. Since retiring from active performing, Baez has focused her formidable talents on painting and drawing, and this collection of her work – lovingly loose and charming sketches on recurring themes such as politics, relationships, women, animals, and family – shows another, insightful side of her. Each section,…

Sunday, November 12, 2023 @ 5:30 pm
Miami Book Fair * Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

AN EVENING WITH JADA PINKETT SMITH IN CONVERSATION WITH LENA WAITHE

JADA PINKETT SMITH revisits lessons learned in the course of a difficult but riveting life journey in Worthy, a bracingly honest memoir that takes readers on a rollercoaster ride from the depths of suicidal depression to the heights of personal rediscovery and authentic feminine power. With no holds barred, Pinkett Smith reveals her unconventional upbringing in Baltimore – as the child of two addicts to a promising theater student and a violent interlude as a petty drug dealer – followed by a parallel rise to stardom alongside her close friend,…

Sunday, November 12, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
Miami Book Fair * Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

AN AFTERNOON WITH KERRY WASHINGTON IN CONVERSATION WITH EVA LONGORIA

In Thicker than Water: A Memoir, KERRY WASHINGTON provides an intimate view into her public and private worlds – as an artist, advocate, entrepreneur, mother, daughter, wife, and Black woman. Chronicling her upbringing and life’s journey thus far, she reveals how she faced a series of challenges and setbacks, effectively hid childhood traumas, met extraordinary mentors, managed to grow her career, and crossed the threshold into stardom and political advocacy, ultimately discovering her truest self and, with it, a deeper sense of belonging.…

June 2023

Saturday, June 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, United States

AN EVENING WITH GEOFFREY PHILP

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present: AN EVENING WITH GEOFFREY PHILP discussing his new book ARCHIPELAGOS About the Book: “Archipelagos is a book that gets under the diseased skin of history’s oppressors, and the disconcerting quiet fallout of disaster. It doesn’t sound like fun but the effect on the reader is incredibly liberating, putting them in an omniscient point of view that brings within them an understanding of the world’s ebb and flow, history, damage and healing.…

May 2023

Saturday, May 20, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, United States

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair presents… AN EVENING WITH CAMPBELL MCGRATH

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… AN EVENING WITH CAMPBELL MCGRATH, discussing Fever of Unknown Origin: Poems Don’t miss the chance to hear from acclaimed poet, Campbell McGrath as he discusses his latest book at Books & Books. Join us for an insightful and profound event where McGrath will share Fever of Unknown Origin Poems (Knopf, $20) This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event so make sure to stay after the talk for a book signing!…

Friday, May 12, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, United States

AN EVENING WITH BONNIE GARMUS

Books & Books is thrilled to present an evening with Bonnie Garmus discussing her critically acclaimed book: Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel. ***Please note: This event will take place at the Books & Books in Coral Gables at 265 Aragon Ave. Tickets include a copy of Lessons in Chemistry, which will be handed out upon entry to the event. About the Book: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • GMA BOOK CLUB PICK • Meet Elizabeth Zott: “a gifted research chemist,…

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, United States

An Evening with REBECCA MAKKAI

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with REBECCA MAKKAI discussing I Have Some Questions For You: A Novel Timely, hypnotic, and populated with a cast of unforgettable characters, I Have Some Questions for You is at once a compulsive page-turner and a literary triumph. REGISTER NOW! About the Book: Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2023 by TIME, NPR, USA Today, Elle, Newsweek, Salon, Bustle, AARP, The Millions, Good Housekeeping, and more. The riveting new novel from the author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist The Great Believers.…

April 2023

Thursday, April 20, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, United States

An Evening with David Grann

Books & Books and The Prologue Society present AN EVENING WITH DAVID GRANN discussing his new book The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder (Doubleday, $30) Please join us and The Prologue Society in welcoming #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann at Books & Books in Coral Gables! He will discuss The Wager (Doubleday, $30), a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth.…

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, United States

AN EVENING WITH CHANEL CLEETON discussing The Cuban Heiress: A Novel

Books & Books is thrilled to present an in-person evening with Chanel Cleeton to discuss her latest novel: The Cuban Heiress (Berkley, $17.00). New York Times bestselling author Chanel Cleeton’s page-turning new novel inspired by the true story of the tragedy of the SS Morro Castle. **Please note: This event will take place at the Books & Books in Coral Gables at 265 Aragon Ave. Tickets are FREE and books will be available for purchase at the event. Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.…

November 2022

Sunday, November 20, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

An Evening With Siddhartha Mukherjee

In The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human, Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., an academic, cancer physician, and researcher, tells the story of how scientists discovered cells, began to understand them, and are now using that knowledge to create new humans. Mukherjee seduces the reader with  vivid, lucid, and suspenseful writing that makes complex science thrilling. Moderating is author and oncologist Mikkael Sekeres, M.D. This in-person program will also be livestreamed at MiamiBookFairOnline.com. Tickets on sale Monday,

Saturday, November 19, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

An Evening With Jose “Fat Joe” Cartagena with DJ Khaled

In The Book of Jose: A Memoir, written with journalist and entrepreneur Shaheem Reid, hip-hop legend Jose “Fat Joe” Cartagena tells the story of a kid who grew in New York’s South Bronx during its darkest years of drugs, violence, and abandonment, and how he navigated that traumatizing landscape until he found – through art, friendship, luck, and will – a path to a different life. Moderating is DJ Khaled.  This is a ticketed event ($31).…

Friday, November 18, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Patti Smith With Lenny Kaye: Songs & Stories From A Book of Days

With more than 365 photographs taking you through a single year, A Book of Days offers a new way to experience the expansive mind of Patti Smith – visionary poet, writer, and performer. Including photos from her Instagram account, vintage images, and archives, the book charts her passions, devotions, obsessions, and whims, and opens with an introduction by Smith herself that explores her documentary process. Joining her is special guest Lenny Kaye, Smith’s bandmate and the author of Lightning Striking: Ten Transformative Moments in Rock and Roll.…

Friday, November 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Building 1, Fourth Floor Terrace
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue (Bldg. 1, 4th Floor), Miami, FL 33132 United States

Lost Chapter: Spun Sounds & Storytelling ft. Rich Medina

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Join us before each Evenings With on the fourth floor rooftop of Building 1 for a daily musicological exploration under the downtown sky. The legendary Rich Medina will spin curated vinyl selections and share the lore and stories behind the music. Enjoy Tran Am Vietnamese and fresh craft cocktails amid the wonderful sounds that will surround you. Sunday, Nov 13, 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Monday, Nov 14-18 6:00 p.m -10 p.m.…

Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

An Evening With Jimmy Johnson & Dave Hyde

In Swagger: Super Bowls, Brass Balls, and Footballs: A Memoir, Hall of Fame coach and TV analyst Jimmy Johnson offers a candid account of his life experiences. More than a highlight reel, Swagger reveals Johnson’s lessons learned both as a man and as a coach – from the revelations following his mother’s death to coaching young and aging gridiron stars. With him is Swagger co-author and South Florida Sun-Sentinel sports columnist Dave Hyde. This is a ticketed event that includes the book ($35);…

Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Building 1, Fourth Floor Terrace
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue (Bldg. 1, 4th Floor), Miami, FL 33132 United States

Lost Chapter: Spun Sounds & Storytelling ft. Dvize + Lumin

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Join us before each Evenings With on the fourth floor rooftop of Building 1 for a daily musicological exploration under the downtown sky. Dvize and Lumin will spin curated vinyl selections and share the lore and stories behind the music. Enjoy Tran Am Vietnamese and fresh craft cocktails amid the wonderful sounds that will surround you. Sunday, Nov 13, 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Monday, Nov 14-18 6:00 p.m -10 p.m. With the support of…

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

An Evening With Harvey Fierstein With Peter Gethers

In I Was Better Last Night: A Memoir, Tony Award-winning author Harvey Fierstein‘s candid recollections of his life provide a rich window into downtown New York City life, the gay rights movements of the 1970s, the tumultuous AIDS crisis of the ’80s, the evolution of theater, and his family’s journey of acceptance. It turns out that his distinct voice is as engaging, funny, and vulnerable on the page as it is on stage and screen. Joining Fierstein is his editor,…

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Building 1, Fourth Floor Terrace
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue (Bldg. 1, 4th Floor), Miami, FL 33132 United States

Lost Chapter: Spun Sounds & Storytelling ft. Brother Dan + Diego Andres

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Join us before each Evenings With on the fourth floor rooftop of Building 1 for a daily musicological exploration under the downtown sky. Brother Dan and Diego Andres will spin curated vinyl selections and share the lore and stories behind the music. Enjoy Tran Am Vietnamese and fresh craft cocktails amid the wonderful sounds that will surround you. Sunday, Nov 13, 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Monday, Nov 14-18 6:00 p.m -10 p.m.…

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

An Evening With Charlayne Hunter-Gault With Toni Gilliam-Harrison

Spanning from the civil rights movement through the election and inauguration of America’s first Black president, Charlayne Hunter-Gault‘s My People: Five Decades of Writing About Black Lives is a collection of her groundbreaking reportage vividly chronicling Black life’s experience in America. Moderating is attorney Toni Gilliam-Harrison, president of the Dade County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. This is a ticketed event ($15). Tickets on sale Monday, October 17, 2022 PURCHASE TICKETS Each Evenings With ticket includes a FREE pass to the weekend Street Fair,…

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Building 1, Fourth Floor Terrace
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue (Bldg. 1, 4th Floor), Miami, FL 33132 United States

Lost Chapter: Spun Sounds & Storytelling ft. Scarlet + House of Pris

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Join us before each Evenings With on the fourth floor rooftop of Building 1 for a daily musicological exploration under the downtown sky. Scarlet and House of Pris will spin curated vinyl selections and share the lore and stories behind the music. Enjoy Tran Am Vietnamese and fresh craft cocktails amid the wonderful sounds that will surround you. Sunday, Nov 13, 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Monday, Nov 14-18 6:00 p.m -10 p.m.…

Monday, November 14, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

Michael Pollan With Karen Koffler: A Conversation

In This Is Your Mind on Plants (Penguin Books), Michael Pollan dives deep into three plant drugs – opium, caffeine, and mescaline – and our thinking about them. Treating them as drugs, whether licit or illicit, is one of the least interesting things you can say about them, he argues, for when we take them into our bodies and let them change our minds, we are engaging with nature in one of the most profound ways we can. Joining him to moderate is Karen Koffler,

Monday, November 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Livestreamed

An Evening With Art Spiegelman & Hillary Chute

Register to Join Livestream Richly illustrated with images from Art Spiegelman‘s work, Hillary Chute‘s Maus Now: Selected Writings gathers responses to the work from many of contemporary culture’s leading critics, authors, and academics, including Philip Pullman, Robert Storr, and Ruth Franklin. More than 40 years after its first publication, they and others examine the work’s radical achievement and innovation from various viewpoints and traditions. is an official sponsor of the 2022 Evenings With program.…

Monday, November 14, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Building 1, Fourth Floor Terrace
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue (Bldg. 1, 4th Floor), Miami, FL 33132 United States

Lost Chapter: Featuring Krishna

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Join us before each Evenings With on the fourth floor rooftop of Building 1 for a daily musicological exploration under the downtown sky. Krishna will spin curated vinyl selections and share the lore and stories behind the music. Enjoy Wolf of Tacos and fresh craft cocktails amid the wonderful sounds that will surround you. Sunday, Nov 13, 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Monday, Nov 14-18 6:00 p.m -10 p.m. With the support of…

Sunday, November 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

John Waters With Paul W. Morris: A Conversation

John Waters‘ debut novel Liarmouth: A Feel-Bad Romance is a hilariously filthy tale of sex, crime, family dysfunction, and yes, a perfectly perverted “feel-bad romance.” Marsha Sprinkle – suitcase thief, scammer, and master of disguise – is hated by dogs, children, and her family. She’s called Liarmouth, until one insane man makes her tell the truth. Waters is joined by Paul W. Morris, executive director of House of Speakeasy and the former director of literary programs at PEN America and vice president of The Authors Guild.…

Sunday, November 13, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

Kevin Nealon With Alan Zweibel: Live From Miami Book Fair, It’s Opening Night!

In I Exaggerate: My Brushes with Fame, actor, comedian, and Saturday Night Live alum Kevin Nealon shares his original full-color caricatures and funny, endearing personal essays about his famous friends. Alongside his portraits and doodles from script margins and cocktail napkins, Nealon takes readers through his memories on the SNL set to the eulogy he gave at his dear friend Garry Shandling’s funeral. He’s joined by five-time Emmy winner Alan Zweibel,…

Sunday, November 13, 2022 @ 4:30 pm
Building 1, Fourth Floor Terrace
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue (Bldg. 1, 4th Floor), Miami, FL 33132 United States

Lost Chapter: Featuring DJ Kumi

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Join us before each Evenings With on the fourth floor rooftop of Building 1 for a daily musicological exploration under the downtown sky. DJ Kumi will spin curated vinyl selections and share the lore and stories behind the music. Enjoy Wolf of Tacos and fresh craft cocktails amid the wonderful sounds that will surround you. Sunday, Nov 13, 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Monday, Nov 14-18 6:00 p.m -10 p.m.…

October 2022

Monday, October 3, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 United States

An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson in Conversation with Doug Roberts, Ph. D.

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist and the author of the No. 1 best seller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, among other books. He is the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, where he has served since 1996. Dr. Tyson is also the host and co-founder of the Emmy-nominated podcast StarTalk and its spinoff StarTalk Sports Edition, which combine science, humor and pop culture. He is a recipient of 21 honorary doctorates, the Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences and the Distinguished Public Service Medal from NASA.…

September 2022

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

An Evening with Jessie Burton in Conversation with Bari Newport on The House of Fortune

Take part in a delightful evening at Books & Books where best-selling author of The Miniaturist and The Muse, Jessie Burton, will be discussing her latest novel House of Fortunes along producer and director Bari Newport. This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event so make sure to stay after the talk for a book signing!  Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.…

August 2022

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

An Evening with Deb Rogers Discussing Florida Woman

Join us for an exciting evening at Books & Books where author Deb Rogers will be discussing her debut novel Florida Woman. This event is FREE and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase the night of the event so make sure to stay after the talk for a book signing! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us. About the book: A gleefully dark and entertaining debut for fans of Kevin Wilson and Karen Russell,…

Saturday, August 6, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
On Demand (Virtual)

The Last White Man: A Virtual Evening With Mohsin Hamid And Danzy Senna

Books & Books, Miami Book Fair and independent booksellers across the U.S. present… A VIRTUAL EVENING WITH MOHSIN HAMID in conversation with Danzy Senna discussing The Last White Man: A Novel About this event Mohsin Hamid joins us to present his latest book The Last White Man: A Novel (Riverhead Books, $26). This virtual event will take place on Zoom. This event is FREE and open to the public but can be bundled with a book ticket that includes (1) one copy of The Last White Man: A Novel (Riverhead Books,…

July 2022

Friday, July 22, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

An Evening with Jane Green in Conversation with Rachel Felder on Sister Stardust: A Novel

Join us for a wonderful evening at Books & Books where best selling author Jane Green will be discussing her latest novel Sister Stardust: A Novel along with journalist and author Rachel Felder. This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event so make sure to stay after the talk for a book signing! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us. In her dazzling historical fiction debut,…

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