There's a new spot to show off your smarts: Biscayne Books, the newest arrival to the Upper East Side strip of bistros and boutiques. The small but fully stocked shop is filled with hundreds of new and used volumes that the owner, Susan Hanna, purchases at auctions around town. Biscayne Books offers ... More >>
Cuban food lovers, put down your forks and stop in at Books & Books in Coral Gables tonight at 8 p.m. to talk rice and black beans and more with Raquel Rabade Roque, author of The Cuban Kitchen, owner of Downtown Book Center in Miami, and co-founder of the Miami Book Fair.Her new paperback is lo ... More >>
Tim Tebow's best days in football are probably behind him, so of course it makes sense he's already writing his memoir. Harper Collins announced that Tebow's book Through My Eyes will be released in April of 2011. The book will of course detail his time with the Florida Gators, but will also detail ... More >>
Earlier this week came reports that petite princess of poofdom Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi had a secret near death experience while shooting Jersey Shore in Miami stemming from alcohol poisoning. She's refuted the rumors, and in fact, she's living life right now perhaps at a level higher than most of ... More >>
Miami native Ben Greenman has never been shy about toying with convention.
via Ben GreenmanThe New Yorker editor and novelist -- and let's not forget, Miami New Times alum -- has won acclaim for his McSweeney's-approved approach to writing, as in his last novel, 2009's ... More >>
A still from Sebastian Junger's doc Restrepo about the frontlines in Afghanistan. What's free in the 305 this week? With the exception of one World-Cup-themed film, it's the week of testosterone-fueled book readings. There's a cranky British intellectual, a suave racecar driver, an embedded journ ... More >>
In almost every sense -- except the most extreme -- Tao Lin's for sale. Of course, there's his published output, including the poetry books You Are a Little Bit Happier Than I Am ($14) and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy ($14.95), the short story collection Bed ($14.95), and a novel, Eeeee Eee Eeee ... More >>
Her name is Ivonne Lamazares. You've probably never heard of her. Cuban immigrant, good student, dedicated teacher, devoted wife and mother. Oh, and something else. She just might be the world's next big thing in literary fiction.