Mar 132012

Join Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, in conversation with newspaper columnist Leonard Pitts on Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m. They’ll appear at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.

Apr 132009

leonard_pittsMiami Herald columnist and author Leonard Pitts Jr. will read and sign his first novel, Before I Forget (Agate, $16), at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.

The presentation is free.

Before I Forget is the story of Mo Johnson, a faded soul star of the ’70s who has early-onset Alzheimer’s and is filled with regret, especially about his 19-year-old son and his father.