The mission of Miami Book Fair International is to promote reading, encourage writing, and heighten an awareness of literacy and the literary arts in our multi-ethnic community.
First called Books by the Bay in 1984, the two-day street fair has evolved into the largest and finest book fair in America. Attendance grew steadily and, by the late 1990s, hundreds of thousands of book lovers were eagerly participating in the annual literary festival.
Today, Miami Book Fair International is a full-scale international event that includes a Sunday-to-Sunday schedule of stellar programs, readings and special activities.
The centerpiece of the Book Fair is the highly impressive Festival of Authors. Previous year’s guests have included prize winning authors, recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, Casa de las Americas Prize, Pushcart Prize, O’Henry Award, National Magazine Award, Commonwealth Prize, MacArthur Fellowship, and Edgar Award. Along with many American voices, there will be international voices from Argentina, South Africa, France, Cuba, Guatemala, England, Mexico, Hong Kong, Spain, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Bosnia, Trinidad, Russia, Taiwan, Haiti, Finland, Canada, and the Philippines.
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friday, nov 14
9am -Doug Stumpf: Confessions of a Wall Street Shoeshine Boy
9:20am-9:40am - graham & meghan Ready, Set, Green: Eight Weeks to Modern Eco-Living
9:40am- 55-reihan salam, A Grand New Party
10-10:15am-peter greenberg, Don't Go There
*10:20-40: mildred nitzberg, I Chose Life
*10:45am- michael gates gill on How Starbucks Saved My Life
*11:05-11:25am - shirley corriher, bakewise
*11:30am: linda gassenheimer, Mix n Match Menus
*11:45am- brad matsen, Titanic's Last Secrets
*noon-12:15pm - steve greenberg, Gadget Nation
*12:20- 12:40- gene baur, Farm Sanctuary
*12:45-1pm- n. gary neuman, The Truth About Cheating
*1:05-1:20- mark schapiro, Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What's at Stake for American Power
*1:25-1:45pm- johanna lombard/beth dunlop, Great Houses of Florida
*2:20-2:40- sharon harvey rosenberg, Frugal Duchess of South beach
*2:45-3pm-les standiford: The Man Who Invented Christmas
*3pm elizabeth nunez, Trinidad Noir
*3:20-3:40- alan berger, Jewish Christian Dialogue: Drawing Honey from the Rock
*4pm Kenneth D. Rosen
*4:20- 4:40- ingrid hoffman
*4:45-5pm- frommer. Remember Yankee Stadium
*5:05-5:20- peter moruzzi: Havana Before Castro
*5:25-5:40- ron arons
*5:45-6pm- samantha ettus: The Experts' Guide to Doing Things Faster: 100 Ways to Make Life More Efficient