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General adult author events, discussions, signings etc.

Mary E. Adkins - Making Modern Florida - Gables

“Adkins portrays a major turning point in the development of modern Florida and has done a great job of bringing to life so many of the people who achieved this massive rewrite of our constitution.”—Talbot D’Alemberte, former president of the American Bar Association and author of The Florida State Constitution
 

Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution (Florida Government and Politics) Cover Image
$35.94
ISBN: 9780813062853
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Published: University Press of Florida - July 12th, 2016

"Adkins portrays a major turning point in the development of modern Florida and has done a great job of bringing to life so many of the people who achieved this massive rewrite of our constitution."--Talbot D'Alemberte, former president of the American Bar Association and author of The Florida State Constitution "Deftly captures the story of the politics and powerful personalities who creat


Mary V. Dearborn - Ernest Hemingway: A Biography - Gables

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. 

Ernest Hemingway: A Biography Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307594679
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Published: Knopf - May 16th, 2017

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant.


James Stavidris - Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans - Gables

From one of the most admired admirals of his generation -- and the only admiral to serve as Supreme Allied Commander at NATO -- comes a remarkable voyage through all of the world’s most important bodies of water, providing the story of naval power as a driver of human history and a crucial element in our current geopolitical path. 
 

Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735220591
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Published: Penguin Press - June 6th, 2017

From one of the most admired admirals of his generation—and the only admiral to serve as Supreme Allied Commander at NATO—comes a remarkable voyage through all of the world’s most important bodies of water, providing the story of naval power as a driver of human history and a crucial element in our current geopolitical path. 
 


Kathy Shorr - SHOT: 101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America - Gables

The increasing ubiquity of gun violence has become the norm across the world and particularly in the United States, where we have begun to hear horror after horror on a daily basis. So much so that it has started to produce a numbing effect, a helplessness that allows us to hear the news and say, “Here we go again,” and put it out of our mind. Gun violence is now something we expect to happen.

SHOT: 101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America Cover Image
By Kathy Shorr, Max Kozloff (Introduction by)
$39.95
ISBN: 9781576878330
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Published: powerHouse Books - April 4th, 2017

The increasing ubiquity of gun violence has become the norm across the world and particularly in the United States, where we have begun to hear horror after horror on a daily basis. So much so that it has started to produce a numbing effect, a helplessness that allows us to hear the news and say, “Here we go again,” and put it out of our mind.


Barth David Schwartz - Pasolini Requiem - Gables

Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922–75) was one of the most important Italian intellectuals of the post–World War II era. An astonishing polymath—poet, novelist, literary critic, political polemicist, screenwriter, and film director—he exerted profound influence on Italian culture up to his untimely death at the age of fifty-three.

Pasolini Requiem: Second Edition Cover Image
$38.40
ISBN: 9780226335025
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 10th, 2017

Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922–75) was one of the most important Italian intellectuals of the post–World War II era. An astonishing polymath—poet, novelist, literary critic, political polemicist, screenwriter, and film director—he exerted profound influence on Italian culture up to his untimely death at the age of fifty-three.


David Leite in conversation with Evan Benn - Notes on a Banana - Gables

DAVID LEITE

Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062414373
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Published: Dey Street Books - April 11th, 2017

A FINALIST FOR THE NEW ENGLAND BOOK AWARD FOR NON FICTION

A PASTE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF TIMEOUT NEW YORK’S BEST SUMMER BEACH READS OF 2017

ONE OF REAL SIMPLE’S 25 FATHER’S DAY BOOKS THAT COVER ALL OF DAD’S INTERESTS


Craig Johnson - The Highwaymen - Gables

Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear embark on their latest adventure in this novella set in the world of Craig Johnson’s New York Times bestselling Longmire series—the basis for the hit drama Longmire, now on Netflix

Craig Johnson's new novel, The Western Star, will be available from Viking in Fall 2017.

The Highwayman: A Longmire Story (A Longmire Mystery) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735220898
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Published: Viking - May 17th, 2016

Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear embark on their latest adventure in this novella set in the world of Craig Johnson’s New York Times bestselling Longmire series—the basis for the hit drama Longmire, now on Netflix

Craig Johnson's new novel, The Western Star, will be available from Viking in Fall 2017.

 


Tameka Bradley Hobbs - Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida - Gables

Winner of the Florida Book Award for Florida Nonfiction, Bronze
 
Winner of the Florida Historical Society’s Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Award



Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida Cover Image
$29.94
ISBN: 9780813062396
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Published: University Press of Florida - November 29th, 2016

Winner of the Florida Book Award for Florida Nonfiction, Bronze Winner of the Florida Historical Society's Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Award "Hobbs unearths four lynchings that are critical to the understanding of the origins of civil rights in Florida.


AFRICAN ROOTS: FOCUS ON MUSIC Featuring GENE DE SOUZA & NICOLE YARLING - Gables

Producer and host Gene de Souza will tell behind the scenes stories about the only FM radio show in Florida dedicated to Brazilian music. Over the past 15 years the program has become a mandatory stop for Brazilian artists coming through Miami. Gene will tell stories about his experiences with Milton Nascimento, Jorge Ben Jor, Daniela Mercury, Gilberto Gil, Paulo and Daniel Jobim, Adriana Calcanhotto and many others.

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