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January 2020

Thursday, January 30 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

LA NOCHE DE LAS IDEAS. Being Alive – Être vivant – Estar vivos.

¡Los invitamos a celebrar La noche de las ideas! La Noche de la filosofía y las ideas ( La nuit de la philosophie et des idées) es un evento mundial que reúne a pensadores y artistas locales e internacionales, para debatir los principales desafíos de nuestro tiempo. Este evento se generó hace unos años en Francia y hoy se replica en los cinco continentes que celebran a la vez la libre circulación de ideas y conocimientos. En una misma noche,…

February 2020

Tuesday, February 4 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

Ada Calhoun presents Why We Can’t Sleep

When Ada Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis, she thought that she had no right to complain. She was married with children and a good career. So why did she feel miserable? And why did it seem that other Generation X women were miserable, too? Calhoun decided to find some answers. She looked into housing costs, HR trends, credit card debt averages, and divorce data. At every turn, she saw a pattern: sandwiched between the Boomers and the Millennials,…

Wednesday, February 5 @ 8:00 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

Vicente Echerri presenta su nuevo libro El caballo de ébano

La evocación de un célebre cuento de Las mil y una noches sirve como parábola de la peripecia vital de un personaje que se cree destinado al triunfo y a la fama por distintas avenidas, en las cuales se empeña sin otro fundamento que su desbocada fantasía: alto oficial del ejército, músico extraordinario, prelado, reconocido escritor… Su vida, que transcurre en la novela a lo largo de cuatro décadas —desde su adolescencia en un pueblo de Costa Rica hasta su madurez en Nueva York—,…

Saturday, February 8 @ 10:00 am
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

Making Good Time: Story and the Map of Opportunity with Lynne Barrett

Saturday, February 8 (1 day) 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Books & Books, Coral Gables Come to Books & Books (itself a crossroads), where we’ll look at how writers use place, movement, territory, obstacles, access, boundary crossing, departures, returns, and other aspects of spatial movement to construct, shape, and give meaning to stories, whether true or invented. Short examples from published work will focus on South Florida, while participants can draw on locations anywhere, real, imagined, or somewhere in between,…

May 2020

Thursday, May 7 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books – Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables , United States

FIRST DRAFT: A Literary Social (2020 Writers Institute Edition)

A guided writing prompt with a twist. Because writing is thirsty work. Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story. Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories. 2020 MIAMI WRITERS INSTITUTE EDITION INSTRUCTOR: Ashley Wurzbacher, National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree (followed by A Night With the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 featuring Anelise Chen, Isabella Hammad,…

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

A Night With the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35

6:30 p.m.  | First Draft: Miami Writers Institute Edition 8 p.m. | A Night with the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Honorees The National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 program honors young fiction writers at the beginning of their careers. Every year, five National Book Award Finalists select one promising writer each to recognize at the beginning of National Book Awards week in November; each Honoree is under 35 and has published one novel or short story collection.…

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