Literary events

Book events around town include Maddow, Diamant and more


The Broward Public Library Foundation celebrates 25 years of literary fun and fundraising with this year’s Literary Feast, which runs Friday through March 17 with events around town.

The events include LITLunch! at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale with Lee Woodruff, a contributing editor to CBS This Morning and author of the memoir In An Instant and the novel Those We Love Most ($65); the free LITLive! event from 2:30-5:30 p.m. March 17 with a slew of authors at Nova Southeastern University in Davie; and Feast’s Night Out at 7 p.m. March 17 at Pier Sixty Six with guest Dave Barry, whose most recent book is Insane City ($40).

LITLive! authors include Ace Atkins, Jennie Fields, Meg Gardiner and Tess Gerritsen.

For a full schedule and tickets, visit

‘Drift’ with Maddow

Television host Rachel Maddow joins University of Miami president Donna Shalala at 4 p.m. March 24 to discuss Maddow’s book Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power.

The event will be held at the University of Miami Field House, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables, and tickets are required. Buy a copy of Drift at Books & Books locations in Coral Gables, Bal Harbour or Miami Beach and receive one ticket to the event.

Coming to town

Anita Diamant fans, rejoice: The author of The Red Tent is coming to town.

Temple Beth Am hosts Diamant at 7:30 p.m. March 22. Tickets are $20 and include dinner; reservations are required. RSVP at; shabbat services begin at 6 p.m. before her appearance.

Temple Beth Am is located at 5950 SW 88th St. in Miami.

Connie Ogle

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