Author Events

General adult author events, discussions, signings etc.

DR. WENDY RAPAPORT & DR. SANDRA BERNSTEIN - Friendship Matters: Memoir, Life Lessons, Laughter - Gables

Friendships offer us room for personal growth, emotional support, and plenty of fun. Explore the meaning of friendship in a personal case study of two women who’ve been friends for years and have worked at having an enriching relationship that helps them through the many challenges of life.

Friendship Matters: Memoir, Life Lessons, Laughter Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781537317359
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - January 27th, 2017

Friendships offer us room for personal growth, emotional support, and plenty of fun. Explore the meaning of friendship in a personal case study of two women who've been friends for years and have worked at having an enriching relationship that helps them through the many challenges of life.


ANTONIO VECIANA & CARLOS HARRISON - Trained to Kill - Gables

Antonio Veciana fought on the front lines of the CIA’s decades-long secret war to destroy Fidel Castro, the bearded bogeyman who haunted America’s Cold War dreams. It was a time of swirling intrigue, involving US spies with license to kill, Mafia hit men, ruthless Cuban exiles—and the leaders in the crosshairs of all this dark plotting, Fidel Castro and John F. Kennedy.

Trained to Kill: The Inside Story of CIA Plots against Castro, Kennedy, and Che Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781510713567
Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
Published: Skyhorse - April 18th, 2017

Antonio Veciana fought on the front lines of the CIA’s decades-long secret war to destroy Fidel Castro, the bearded bogeyman who haunted America’s Cold War dreams. It was a time of swirling intrigue, involving US spies with license to kill, Mafia hit men, ruthless Cuban exiles—and the leaders in the crosshairs of all this dark plotting, Fidel Castro and John F.


Afro-Brazilian CHEF CARLOS ENCARNACAO & President of the Centro Cultural Brasil-USA ADRIANA SABINO - Gables

An ongoing series that traces the African roots of American and Brazilian culture.

AFRICAN ROOTS: An Essential Part of American and Brazilian Cuisine

Featuring

Afro-Brazilian CHEF CARLOS ENCARNACAO

& President of the Centro Cultural Brasil-USA

ADRIANA SABINO

Monday, May 15, 8pm

Ann Shocket - The Big Life: Embrace the Mess, Work Your Side Hustle, Find a Monumental Relationship, and Become the Badass Babe You Were Meant to Be - Gables

 Millennial women are changing what it means to be powerful and successful in the world―for everyone. Forever. You want The Big Life―that delicious cocktail of passion, career, work, ambition, respect, money, and a monumental relationship. And you want it on your own terms. Forget climbing some corporate ladder, you want a career with twists and turns and adventure.

The Big Life: Embrace the Mess, Work Your Side Hustle, Find a Monumental Relationship, and Become the Badass Babe You Were Meant to Be Cover Image
By Ann Shoket, Michelle Phan (Foreword by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781623368241
Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
Published: Rodale Books - March 14th, 2017

"Ann has always seen the power and potential in young women. The Big Life helps make all our dreams closer than ever." —Lauren Conrad, designer and New York Times bestselling author of Lauren Conrad Celebrate


PANTSUIT NATION: THE BOOK -Gables

In honor of the release of the Pantsuit Nation book, Books & Books will be hosting an evening with Pantsuit Nation, featuring storytelling, resource-sharing, and community action. Come celebrate the power of collective storytelling, and meet some of the contributors to the Pantsuit Nation book, leaders of local progressive non-profit organizations, and fellow members of the resistance.

Pantsuit Nation Cover Image
By Libby Chamberlain (Editor)
For price, please email Orders@booksandbooks.com
ISBN: 9781250153326
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Original Retail Price Subject to Change
Published: Flatiron Books - May 9th, 2017

An inspiring collection of stories and photographs that capture what it means to live, work, love, and resist in America—from the Facebook group with millions of engaged and impassioned members.


KAIAMA L. GLOVER in conversation with Edwidge Danticat - Dance on the Volcano by Marie Vieux-Chauvet - Gables

Set in late-18th century Haiti, Dance on the Volcano by the late Marie Vieux-Chauvet,  follows the extraordinary career of Minette, who uses her prodigious voice to cross racial barriers. Her talent brings her an opportunity to perform at the Theater of Port-au-Prince, an honor previously reserved only for whites.

Dance on the Volcano Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671572
Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
Published: Archipelago - January 10th, 2017

Dance on the Volcano tells the story of two sisters growing up during the Haitian Revolution in a culture that swings heavily between decadence and poverty, sensuality and depravity. One sister, because of her singing ability, is able to enter into the white colonial society otherwise generally off limits to people of color.


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