Debra Linn is a Miami Beach native and former newspaper sports editor (17 years and lived to tell!) who found her way to Books & Books five years and four new stores ago.  A part-time bookselling job quickly became a full(est)-time Events & Marketing job with co-director Cristina Nosti (two Events & Marketing directors –Continue reading

On the heels of Julia Alvarez’s  electrifying interview with Edwidge Danticat for the Algonquin Book Club, and just in time for National Poetry Month, we’re excited to announce the paperback publication of  Julia Alvarez’s collection of  poetry The Woman I Kept To Myself. The works of award-winning poet and novelist Julia Alvarez are rich withContinue reading

Thanks, USA Today, for writing about the Algonquin Book Club series, featuring Julia Alvarez (In the Time of the Butterflies) with Edwidge Danticat, Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants) with Kathryn Stockett, Heidi Durrow (The Girl Who Fell from the Sky) with Terry McMillan, Robert Goolrick (A Reliable Wife) with Patricia Cornwell, and Lauren Grodstein (A Friend of the Family)Continue reading