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January 2019

Tuesday, January 29 @ 6:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

Ludovica Squirru Dari presenta Horóscopo chino 2019 – Año del chancho de tierra

Ludovica Squirru Dari, reconocida astróloga y autora de best-sellers presenta su horóscopo número 35: Horóscopo chino 2019 – Año del chancho de tierra. El horóscopo chino es un texto oracular y predictivo que tiene su origen en distintas disciplinas taoístas (como la numerología, la astrología y el I Ching) combinadas con el pensamiento filosófico, moral y religioso del budismo y el confucianismo. Este horóscopo se estructura a partir de las doce figuras de animales que representan doce metáforas del comportamiento humano y de las diferentes energías que las envuelven.…

February 2019

Wednesday, February 6 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

Ian Rankin presents In a House of Lies

Co-presented by Books & Books A cold case involving a missing private investigator threatens to unearth skeletons from Rebus’s past in this “must-read” mystery (Tana French). Rebus’ retirement is disrupted once again when skeletal remains are identified as a private investigator who went missing over a decade earlier. The remains, found in a rusted car in the East Lothian woods, not far from Edinburgh, quickly turn into a cold case murder investigation. Rebus’ old friend, Siobhan Clarke is assigned to the case,…

Thursday, February 21 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

José Ignacio “Chascas” Valenzuela presenta Mi tío Pachunga

En conversación con el escritor Sergio Andricain, el escritor chileno José Ignacio “Chascas” Valenzuela presentará su libro infantil más reciente, Mi tío Pachunga. Eva tiene un par de problemas: nadie le hace caso y no sabe qué quiere ser de grande. Pero su estrafalario tío aparece justo a tiempo para ayudarla a responder algunas preguntas interesantes y, sobre todo, para pasar juntos muy buenos momentos de diversión. Eva piensa que no es una niña muy afortunada,…

Thursday, February 21 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

Ayesha Harruna Attah on The Hundred Wells of Salaga

Co-presented by Books & Books Based on true events, a story of courage, forgiveness, love, and freedom in precolonial Ghana, told through the eyes of two women born to vastly different fates.  Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that transforms her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father’s court. These two women’s lives converge as infighting among Wurche’s people threatens the region,…

Saturday, February 23 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

Carlos Gámez Pérez presenta Malas noticias desde la isla

En un futuro no muy lejano, cuatro inmigrantes arriesgarán su vida en un “juego” donde la apuesta es alcanzar la Tierra Prometida de lo que otrora se llamara Europa. Carlos Gámez Pérez nos entrega esta visión distópica, en un mundo que a ratos tristemente parece demasiado próximo, ante el resurgimiento de los nacionalismos a nivel global. Carlos Gámez (Barcelona. 1969), es escritor y profesor. En 2012 ganó el premio Cafè Món por el libro de relatos Artefactos (Sloper, 2012).…

March 2019

Thursday, March 7 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

Keynote Address: Joy Harjo, author of How We Became Human in conversation with Natalie Diaz

Joy Harjo was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is a member of the Mvskoke Nation. Her seven books of poetry, which includes such well-known titles as How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems, The Woman Who Fell From the Sky, and She Had Some Horses, have garnered many awards. These include the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas; and the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. …

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