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Sunday

3:00 p.m. Marriage Equality: Redeeming the Dream Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   WEIRD MIAMI bus tour: Muhammad Ali Edition, presented by Bas Fisher Invitational and Thought Loom - Follow Cassius Clay’s daily training run from Overtown to Miami Beach. The tour features dance, film, poetry, and an interactive musical experience. Space is limited. Tickets and details at www.basfisherinvitational.com Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Bocce Ball Tournament, with Mr. Entertainment (of Pookiesmackers fame) and DJ Lolo - Bring your team to a bocce ball showdown on The Porch. Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.   DJ Lolo spins the Book Fair Opening Party on The Porch! Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   Three Acts, Two Dancers and One Radio Host: Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes, and Anna Bass Add to Schedule
6:30 p.m.   Live painting with Lebo! - Join us as this year’s official poster artist paints live onstage to the trumpet sounds of Jason Lawner, Leonardo Madrigal and Ted Zimmerman. Add to Schedule
7:15 p.m.   Welcome to the Magic Book City - Join Book Fair board members and Board Chair Mitchell Kaplan, incoming Center for Literature Executive Director Tom Healy, and Center and Fair staff as the 31st annual Fair roars to a start. Add to Schedule
7:30 p.m.   Una noche con Elena Poniatowska Add to Schedule
7:30 p.m.   Poetry Karaoke presented by O, Miami - O, Miami transforms The Swamp into a poetry karaoke lounge. Come for the poetry, stay for the flubbed lines and missed cues! Add to Schedule
7:30 p.m. An Evening With Alexander McCall Smith Add to Schedule
8:30 p.m.   Party with Suénalo! - Suénalo mashes reggae, jazz, electro, rock, hip-hop, and r&b into a harmonious blend. Add to Schedule

Thursday

10:00 a.m.   SLE: Brad Meltzer with I Am Albert Einstein Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   SLE: Paige Rawl with Positive: A Memoir Add to Schedule
10:30 a.m.   SLE: Kazu Kibuishi with Amulet #6: Escape from Lucien Add to Schedule
10:30 a.m.   SLE: Tony DiTerlizzi with The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   SLE: Tom Watson with Stick Dog Chases A Pizza Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   SLE: Conor McCreery with Kill Shakespeare: Mask of Night Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   SLE: Ben Hatke with The Return of Zita the Spacegirl Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   SLE: James Kochalka with The Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   David Bezmozgis on The Betrayers: A Novel, Vanessa Manko on The Invention of Exile: A Novel and Daniel Kehlmann on F: A Novel Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   Poem Depot: Poetry on Demand, with Miami Poetry Collective - You bring the inspiration, MPC provides the verse — and the old-school typewriters. Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m.   November Madness! It’s Miami vs. Orlando - Celebrate the launch of 15 Views of Miami as four Miami writers take on four Orlando writers in a battle of literary short stories. Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m. An Evening With Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, with Robert Weil Add to Schedule
7:00 p.m.   Cita con el teatro latino Add to Schedule
7:00 p.m.   Cortázar, el Cronopio Mayor Add to Schedule
8:00 p.m. An Evening With Joyce Carol Oates Add to Schedule
8:00 p.m.   El teatro de Mario Diament Add to Schedule
8:00 p.m.   El Ritmo de Palabras: A Night with Buika/Kitailo - International singing sensation Buika reads from her debut book of poems, A los que amaron a mujeres difíciles y acabaron por soltarse (To Those Who Love Difficult Women and End up Letting Go), backed by renowned cajon player, Ramon Porrina. “Y sobre el ritmo llegó la palabra que no temía danzar fuera de tiempo... Que no fuera de lugar.” Lectura de Concha Buika, cante de Kitailo sobre compás de Ramón Porrina. Add to Schedule

Friday

9:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.   The Paintbox Add to Schedule
9:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.   The Rhythm Factory Add to Schedule
9:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.   The Mad Science Lab Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Get the buzz on bugs with Angela DiTerlizzi‘s Some Bugs. Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Once Upon a Time Stage Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.   ...Happily Ever After Stage Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.   EXILE Book Lounge Add to Schedule
10:45 a.m.   Step into the super cool world of Liniers’ Macanudo comic strips. Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Choose your sound and come jam with Guitars Over Guns Live Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   Battle the Elf King in Kazu Kibuishi’s Amulet #6: Escape From Lucien. Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   #GenNextPoets - Take a lunch break and listen to the literary future, penned and read by award-winning teen poets from Miami Arts Charter School. Add to Schedule
12:15 p.m.   Meet the delivery dude in James Kochalka’s The Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza. Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   Choose sides in Soman Chainani’s The School for Good and Evil Book 2: A World Without Princes Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.   On The Porch: Everyone’s a DJ, The Last Dance Edition Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   Bocce Ball Tournament, Part Deux! Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m.   Tattooed Ballerinas Dance Live as they interact with their Miami Sites Mini Episodes series and their Swampy surroundings. Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m. An Evening With the National Book Award Winners Add to Schedule
7:00 p.m.   Octavio Paz: poeta de lo eterno Add to Schedule
7:00 p.m.   Film screening: WLRN presents Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami - In 1960, a young boxer named Cassius Clay arrived in Miami, determined to become heavyweight champion of the world. See why, without Miami, there might never have been a Muhammad Ali. Add to Schedule
8:00 p.m.   Radiografía del idiota iberoamericano Add to Schedule
8:00 p.m.   Literary Death Match: The Florida Edition - Trendy, geeky, and just plain fun, Literary Death Match is a must-attend event of lit, wit, libations, and laughter. Hosted by Literary Death Match co-creator, Todd Zuniga. Add to Schedule
10:00 p.m.   A Spamtastic Night with The Spam Allstars - The Spam Allstars blend improvisation and turntables with latin, funk, hip-hop, and dub to create an electronic descarga. Add to Schedule

Saturday

9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   The Rhythm Factory Add to Schedule
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   The Paintbox Add to Schedule
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   The Mad Science Lab Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Valerie Plame on Burned and Robert B. Baer on The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Gospel Saturday! with Quarter Horses - “Gospel noir” blends post-punk, slowcore, southern blues, and gospel. Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Alfred J. Lopez on Jose Marti: A Revolutionary Life, Luis Martinez-Fernandez on Revolutionary Cuba: A History and Alina Garcia-Lapuerta on La Belle Créole: The Cuban Countess Who Captivated Havana, Madrid and Paris Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m. Political Histories: John W. Dean on The Nixon Defense and Rick Perlstein on The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   For Kids: Sleeping has never been so scary. Meet actor Jason Segel, debut author of Nightmares! Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Lou Dobbs and James O. Born on Border War Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Mark Geist, John Tiegen, Kris Paronto on What Really Happened in Benghazi Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Pat O’Brien on I’ll Be Back Right After This: My Memoir Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Jen Karetnick on Brie Season, Chelsea Rathburn on A Raft of Grief: Poems, Danniel Schoonebeek on American Barricade and Elisa Albo on Each Day More Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Boris Fishman on A Replacement Life: A Novel, Joshua Max Feldman on The Book of Jonah: A Novel and Assaf Gavron on The Hilltop: A Novel Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   ...Happily Ever After Stage Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Weird Florida: From Hauntings to Mermaids - Lola Haskins, Gary Monroe, Craig Pittman, James C. Clark, and Lu Vickers discuss the state’s unusual residents, bizarre stories, haunted places, and odd attractions. Moderated by Lynn Waddell, author of Fringe Florida. Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Phyllis and William Taylor on Classic Florida Style: The Houses of Taylor & Taylor Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   Once Upon a Time Stage Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Fabio Viviani on Fabio’s American Home Kitchen; and Ana Sofia Peláez on The Cuban Table: A Celebration of Food, Flavors, and History Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Richard Ford on Let Me Be Frank With You: A Frank Bascombe Book Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Dr. Caleb Scharf on The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a Universe of Planets and Marilyn Johnson on Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Otto Penzler on The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries, James W. Hall on The Big Finish: A Thorn Novel and Walter Mosley on Rose Gold: An Easy Rawlins Mystery Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Lives to the Contrary: Al Capp, Andre the Giant and the 80s Hip Hop Pantheon with Denis Kitchen, Box Brown and Ed Piskor Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Fabio Viviani on Fabio’s American Home Kitchen and Ana Sofia Pelaez on The Cuban Table Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Robin LaFevers on His Fair Assassin Trilogy Book 3: Mortal Heart and Kami Garcia on Unmarked Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Palabras de mujer, con Estrella Flores-Carretero y Gloria Leal. Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Steven Johnson on How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World in conversation with Matt Haggman, Miami Program Director, Knight Foundation Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   James Grippando on Black Horizon, Tim Dorsey on Tiger Shrimp Tango: A Novel and Rory Flynn on Third Rail Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Ivan finds a home in Katherine Applegate’s Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla. Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   11:30 a.m. - Join forces with Raina Telgemeier on Sisters, Michael Fry on The Odd Squad: King Karl and Grace Ellis on Lumberjanes. Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   Tres voces, tres maneras de narrar, con Guillermo Ferrara, William Navarrete y José Ignacio Valenzuela. Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   Jennifer S. Carroll on When You Get There: An Autobiography Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   National Book Awards reading with poets Fanny Howe, Claudia Rankine and others Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   Molly Antopol on The UnAmericans, Cristina Henriquez on The Book of Unknown Americans: A Novel and Aaron Thier on The Ghost Apple Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m. Walter Isaacson on The Innovators Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Vikram Chandra on Geek Sublime, Adam Tanner on What Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data and Astra Taylor on The People's Platform Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Mark Strand: A Poetry Reading and Tribute with Jorie Graham and Charles Wright Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Neville Williams on Sun Power: How Energy from the Sun is Changing Lives Around the World, Empowering America and Saving the Planet and Chris Farrell on Unretirement: How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Dr. Michael Connors on Havana Modern: Twentieth-Century Architecture and Interiors Rizzoli Books Add to Schedule
12:15 p.m.   Revisar el pasado, descubrir el presente: novelas iberoamericanas, con Carlos Mesa Gisbert, Fermín Goñi y Jorge Zepeda Patterson. Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Tony DiTerlizzi on The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight and The Battle for WondLa Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Best American Comics 2014 with Charles Burns, Ben Katchor, Aidan Koch, Ed Piskor, and Raina Telgemeier, moderated by series editor, Bill Kartalopoulos Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   New Fiction: A Reading (Move): Cynthia Bond on Ruby: A Novel, Robin Black on Life Drawing: A Novel and Jess Row on Your Face In Mine: A Novel Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Anne Louise “Missy” Carricarte on Power Wishing: Visualization Technology for Manifesting Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Sweat Broadside Project II: Readings and Limited Edition Broadside Giveaway - Contributors to the second edition of the Sweat Broadside Collaboration read from their work. Hosted by poet/educator Michael Hettich. Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Wish for the best pet ever in George O’Connor’s If I Had A Raptor. Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Leslye Walton on The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender, Maggie Stiefvater on The Raven Cycle Book 3: Blue Lily, Lily Blue and Michelle Hodkin on The Retribution of Mara Dyer Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Heather McPherson on Good Catch: Recipes and Stories Celebrating the Best of Florida’s Waters; Jen Karetnick on Mango; and Mark DeNote on The Great Florida Craft Beer Guide Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Bradford Morrow on The Forgers: A Novel in conversation with editor Otto Penzler Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   Petra Mason on Bettie Page: Queen of Curves and Ramiro Fernández on Cuba Then: Rare and Classic Images Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   The World in Translation : Valerie Miles on A Thousand Forests in One Acorn: An Anthology of Spanish-Language Fiction, Betty Milan on Letter to My Son and Frankétienne with translator Kaiama Glover on Ready to Burst (Mûr à Crever) Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   La historia y el ensayo desde la perspectiva femenina, con Madeline Cámara, Teresa Fernández Soneira y Yara González-Montes. Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m. Michael Love, author of The Salvage Chef Cookbook: More Than 125 Recipes, Tips, and Secrets to Transform What You Have in Your Kitchen into Delicious Dishes for the Ones You Love, shows you how to creatively transform what you currently have into surprising, delectable, and delicious family meals. Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m. The Resilience Dividend: Staying Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   Caitlin Doughty on Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory and Judy Bachrach Glimpsing Heaven: The Stories and Science of Life After Death Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   Blast off with Ben Hatke’s The Return of Zita the Spacegirl, Kazu Kibuishi’s Amulet #6: Escape From Lucien, and Dave Roman’s Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Susan Pinker on The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter and Steven Pinker on The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Edward Hirsch in conversation with Alec Wilkinson on Gabriel: A Poem Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Critics in the Cloud: The State of Literary Criticism in the Age of the Internet Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   ¡A leer en español! Realidad y fantasía en la literatura. María Teresa Andruetto y Verónica Murguía conversan con Antonio Orlando Rodríguez. Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Dr. Nicholas Romanov on How to Run Faster, Farther, and Injury-Freeand Tory Johnson on How I Finally Lost Weight Add to Schedule
1:45 p.m.   Ficciones en torno a la felicidad, con Guillermo Martínez y Pablo Simonetti. Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m. Black Prophetic Fires: African American Leaders and Their Visionary Legacies Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Joyce Brabner and Mark Zingarelli on Second Avenue Caper: When Goodfellas, Divas, and Dealers Plotted Against the Plague and Joyce Farmer on Special Exits in conversation with comics editor, Joan Hilty Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Live Music: Problem Kids - Island hop? Tropical urban? New Wave rap? These kids are not playing around. Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Adrian Miller on Soul Food, Libby O’Connell on The American Plate, and Mark and Talia Kurlansky on International Night Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Where We Come From: A Reading (Move): Daisy Hernandez on A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir, Amina Gautier on Now We Will Be Happy and Katia D. Ulysse on Drifting Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Adrian Miller on Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine One Plate at a Time; Libby O’Connell on The American Plate: A Cultural History in 100 Bites; and Mark and Talia Kurlansky on International Night: A Father and Daughter Cook Their Way Around the World Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Victoria Tennant on Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo and Rhonda K. Garelick on Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Island of Change: The Bold New Voices of Cuba Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Choose sides in Soman Chainani’s The School for Good and Evil Book 2: A World Without Princes and Paul Durham’s The Luck Uglies. Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   The Poem in Translation: Artist Arturo Rodríguez and poets Alejandro Anreus, Joaquin Badajoz, Andrés Reynaldo and Bruce Weber welcome you to The School of Night Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   It’s all about the pizza in Tom Watson’s Stick Dog Chases A Pizza and James Kochalka’s The Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza. Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Sex, Love, War and the Pill: Amanda Vaill, Myra MacPherson and Jonathan Eig Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Paul Williams and Tracey Jackson on Six Affirmations That Will Change Your Life and Dr. Joachim de Posada on How to Gain Focus and Resilience and Come Out Ahead Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Lauren Oliver on Rooms: A Novel, Emma Straub on The Vacationers: A Novel and Lydia Millet on Mermaids in Paradise: A Novel Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Mona Simpson on Casebook: A Novel, Ann Patchett on This is the Story of a Happy Marriage, and Lucinda Franks on Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Conversaciones trasatlánticas: El escritor, su obra y la sociedad en que vive. Roberto Ampuero, Fermín Goñi y J. J. Armas Marcelo conversan con Pablo Barrios. Add to Schedule
2:45 p.m.   ¡A leer en español! Libros perturbadores, una categoría a la sombra. Charla de Fanuel Hanán Díaz. Presentación: Sergio Andricaín. Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   La poesía nuestra de cada día, con Jordi Doce y Julio Trujillo. Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   David Altshuler on Raising Healthy Kids in an Unhealthy World and Maggie Evans Silverstein on Double Take: Portraits Over Time Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   Daniel Suarez on Influx, Geoff Nicholson on The City Under the Skin: A Novel and Jeff VanderMeer on Acceptance: A Novel (Southern Reach Trilogy, #3) Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m. Norman Lear on Even This I Get To Experience Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   Of Love and Other Stories: Liana Finck on A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York, Ray Fawkes on The People Inside, and Marguerite Van Cook and James Romberger on The Late Child and Other Animals Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m. Ellen Jaffe Jones, author of Paleo Vegan, will surprise and delight both plant-loving vegans and meat-loving paleos with her simple, straightforward way of eating based on natural, whole, unprocessed foods. Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   Judy Blume with Alicia Zuckerman, on The Sally J. Freedman Reality Tour, presented by WLRN - Join Blume and WLRN’s Alicia Zuckerman as they discuss South Beach and the years the iconic author describes as the most important of her childhood. Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   The Fire This Time: Miami Book Fair Honors James Baldwin Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   The New Republic: Insurrections of the Mind Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   Wield your sketchbook like a shield- it’s a draw-off! George O’Connor, Kate Leth, Ben Hatke, and Ricardo “Liniers” Siri face-off in a drawing match for the ages! Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   Melissa Marr on Made for You and Jennifer Lynn Barnes on The Naturals: Killer Instinct Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Carolyn Forché on Poetry of Witness, Bob Holman on Sing This One Back to Me and Stanley Plumly The Immortal Evening: A Legendary Dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m. John Waters on Hitchhiking Across America Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Charles Belfoure on The Paris Architect: A Novel, Elizabeth Rosner on Electric City: A Novel and Joanna Scott on De Potter's Grand Tour Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   City Noir: Assaf Gavron onTel Aviv Noir, Salar Abdoh on Tehran Noir and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan on Singapore Noir Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Ayelet Waldman on Love and Treasure, Lisa See on China Dolls: A Novel and Ann Hood on An Italian Wife Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   In Search of Our Roots: Genealogy and the African Diaspora Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Film Screening: Miami Beach in Four Shorts, presented by Aaron Davidson and The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU - Revisit Miami Beach’s Jewish past. Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Kim Weiss on 52 Weeks of Awe and Gratitude and Barb Schmidt on Simple Tools for Managing Stress, Finding Inner Peace, and Uncovering Happiness Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Flora and Fauna: Michael Largo on The World's Most Fascinating Flora, Kirsten Hines and James A. Kushlan on The Birds of South Florida and Larry Allan on Florida Animals Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Encuentro con Ismael Cala. Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   ¡A leer en español! Escribir para niños: ¿cómo, sobre qué, para qué? Eddy Díaz Souza, Jorge Galán, Ana María Shua y David Unger conversan con Chely Lima. Add to Schedule
4:15 p.m.   Una tarde con Julia Navarro. Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   Underground pioneer Denis Kitchen discusses The Best of Comix Book in conversation with comics editor, Joan Hilty Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Kimiko Hahn on Brain Fever: Poems, Vijay Seshadri on 3 Sections: Poems, Peg Boyers on To Forget Venice, Carl Phillips on Silverchest: Poems and Denise Duhamel on Blowout Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   Joan Biskupic on Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice, Gary Segura on Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population Is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation and Ilan Stavans on A Most Imperfect Union: A Contrarian History of the United States Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   Ariel Schrag on Adam and T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper on Changers Book 1: Drew Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   Florida Book Awards - Celebrate Florida writers and join some of the 2013 winners. Moderated by Dr. Wayne Wiegand. Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   Héctor Tobar on the story of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, Hampton Sides on the USS Jeannette, and Kathryn Miles on Inside Hurricane Sandy Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   The National Book Awards present the 2014 shortlist winners for Non-Fiction Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   Nancy Sharp on A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living and Joan Childs on My Daughter's Battle with Bipolar Disorder Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   Una tarde con Clara Sánchez, Premio Planeta 2013. Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m. Tavis Smiley on Dr. Martin Luther King Add to Schedule
5:15 p.m.   Encuentro con el Premio Alfaguara de Novela 2014: Jorge Franco. Add to Schedule
5:30 p.m.   Garth Stein on A Sudden Light: A Novel, Ron Rash on Something Rich and Strange: Selected Stories, Peter Heller on The Painter: A Novel, Wiley Cash on This Dark Road to Mercy: A Novel Add to Schedule
5:30 p.m.   Infamous Books: JaQuavis Coleman on The White House Miasha on Swing and K’wan on Black Lotus Add to Schedule
5:30 p.m.   Rene Steinke on Friendswood: A Novel, Jean Hanff Korelitz on You Should Have Known, Lucie Whitehouse on Before We Met: A Novel and Lan Cao The Lotus and the Storm Add to Schedule
5:30 p.m.   Ben Mezrich on Seven Wonders: A Novel, Phillip Margolin on Woman With a Gun and John Dufresne on No Regrets, Coyote: A Novel Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m.   Sacred Steel: A Unique African American Music Tradition, presented by the HistoryMiami South Florida Folklife Center - The Lee Boys perform an African American gospel tradition. With folklorist Robert L. Stone. Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m.   Rise Up & Shine!: Cristina Saralegui shares her secrets for success in career, relationships, and life Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Andrew Durbin on Mature Themes, Julie Marie Wade on When I Was Straight, Frank Báez on Last Night I Dreamt I Was a DJ and Roger Reeves on King Me Add to Schedule
6:30 p.m. Richard Dawkins on An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist Add to Schedule
6:30 p.m.   Sheila E. on The Beat of My Own Drum: A Memoir Add to Schedule

Sunday

9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   The Rhythm Factory Add to Schedule
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   The Mad Science Lab Add to Schedule
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   The Paintbox Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Andy Cohen on his Diaries Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Jon Secada on A New Day: A Memoir Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   From Book to Big Screen: The Art of Adaptation Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m.   Beverly Donofrio on Astonished: A Story of Evil, Blessings, Grace, and SolaceJohn W. Evans on Young Widower: A Memoir and Janet Burroway on Losing Tim: The Life and Death of an American Contractor in Iraq Add to Schedule
10:00 a.m. By the Book: The New York Times Book Review Comes for Some Sun Add to Schedule
10:30 a.m.   Maria Venegas on Bulletproof Vest, Natalia Sylvester on Chasing the Sun: A Novel, Salar Abdoh on Tehran at Twilight and Lan Cao on The Lotus and the Storm: A Novel Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Dr. Gary Phillip Zola on We Called Him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Encuentro Iberoamericano Literatura y medios digitales Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Cecilia M. Fernandez on Leaving Little Havana and Uva de Aragón with translator Dr. Jeffrey Barnett on Memory of Silence Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Future Tense: Independence, Diversity and the Future of Jamaican Publishing Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Howard Schnellenberger in conversation with film maker Billy Corben on Building Winning Football Programs Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   This is for the Ladies Who Brunch, presented by Reading Queer - Reading Queer rewrites the drag queen brunch, with a twist of open-mic poetry and performance. Light refreshments courtesy of Urban Oasis Project. Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Nicholson Baker on The Paul Chowder Chronicles: The Anthologist and Traveling Sprinkler, Two Novels in conversation with NPR’s Alan Cheuse Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Poetry Foundation Presents: Ruth Lilly Honoree Nathaniel Mackey and the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellows Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   ...Happily Ever After Stage Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Can Star make new friends? Find out in Jennifer Bisram’s First Day of School: Do You Want to Be My Friend? Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Coming of Age on the Page: Mariko Tamaki on This One Summer, Michael Cho on Shoplifter, Mimi Pond on Over Easy Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Tom Shroder in conversation with Dave Barry on Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy and the Power to Heal Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.   Once Upon a Time Stage Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   Stretch and breathe with El Maestro Eres Tu by Cynthia Zak. (In Spanish) Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   La más reciente narrativa centroamericana, con Jorge Galán y David Unger. Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m. Azar Nafisi on The Republic of Imagination Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   Maria Duenas on The Heart Has Its Reasons: A Novel, Denise Chávez on The King and Queen of Comezón and Thrity Umrigar on Story Hour: A Novel Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   Cuatro cuentistas y una editorial: Eriginal Books, con Pablo Martínez Burkett, Carlos Escamilla, Elena Iglesias y Manuel Navarro Seva. Moderadora: Marlene Moleón. Add to Schedule
11:30 a.m.   Legendary Young People’s Author, Ann M. Martin, in conversation with co-author and editor Laura Godwin on The Doll People Set Sail, Rain Reign and a life in books Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Lauren Miller on Free to Fall, Lydia Millet on Pills and Starships and Rachel Cohn on Emergent (Beta) Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Steve Martorano on It Ain’t Sauce, It’s Gray, Ana Quincoces and Nicole Valls on The Versailles Restaurant Cookbook, and Michael Love on The Salvage Chef Cookbook Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Get ready for some world domination in Neil Flanzraich’s Geniuses. Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Joanna Rakoff on My Salinger Year, Jacob Maymudes on Another Side of Bob Dylan: A Personal History on the Road and off the Tracks and Scott Eyman on John Wayne: The Life and Legend Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   David Giffels on The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt, Smith Henderson on Fourth of July Creek, Phil Klay on Redeployment and Merritt Tierce on Love Me Back: A Novel Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Rick Bragg on Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Richard C. Crepeau on NFL Football: A History of America's New National Pastime, Ran Henry on Spurrier: How the Ball Coach Taught the South to Play Football and Tim Elfrink on Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Cecly Ann Mitchell on La Marin and Colleen Selvon-Rampersad June Aming on Visions Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Sarah Wildman on Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind, Steven Pressman on 50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany and Eric Lichtblau on The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Congressman James Clyburn on Blessed Experiences and Miguel "Mike" B. Fernandez on Life Lessons For My Grandchildren in conversation with David Lawrence Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   A Series of Battles! Ray Fawkes on Constantine, Conor McCreery on Kill Shakespeare: Mask of Night, and Nick Spencer on Morning Glories Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Design Matters: Amanda Keely and Cristina Favretto on the University of Miami’s Artists’ book collection Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Rebecca Alexander on Senses Lost and Found, David Menasche on A Teacher's Final Quest and Paul Austin on A Father Transformed Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Live Music: Gold Dust Lounge - Take a shot of Pulp Fiction, with a Blue Velvet chaser. Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Stuart Dybek on Ecstatic Cahoots: Fifty Short Stories, Russell Banks on A Permanent Member of the Family and Mary Gordon on The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Conversaciones trasatlánticas: Los retos del escritor en tiempos de crisis editorial. Jorge Franco, Clara Sánchez, Pablo Simonetti y Jorge Zepeda Patterson conversan con Pablo Barrios. Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m. Matt Bai on The Week Politics Went Tabloid and Bob Herbert on A Troubled America Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   What’s faster, a tornado or a race car? Find out in Marie-Laure Cruschi’s Full Speed Ahead! : How Fast Things Go. Add to Schedule
12:45 p.m.   Novelistas de hoy, con Roberto Ampuero y J.J. Armas Marcelo. Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   Mary Simses on The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Café, John Warley on A Southern Girl: A Novel, Anjanette Delgado on The Clairvoyant of Calle Ocho and Sam Barry on Her Wild Oats by Kathi Kamen Goldmark Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   Unleash your inner scientist with NatGeo author Karen Romano Young and Try This! : 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You. Add to Schedule
1:00 p.m.   Jesse Schenker on All or Nothing: One Chef's Appetite for the Extreme, Kate Christensen on Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites and Michelle Wildgen on Bread & Butter: A Novel Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Mervyn Taylor on The Waving Gallery, Barbara Hamby on the Street of Divine Love, Michael Hettich on Systems of Vanishing and Catherine Bowman on The Plath Cabinet Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Borscht (micro-mini) Film Festival - Miami-based film collective Borscht screens previously produced shorts. BYOP - Bring Your Own Popcorn! Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Entrepreneurship in the age of TECH Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Gaby Triana on Summer of Yesterday, Jessie Ann Foley on The Carnival at Bray and Paige Rawl on Positive: A Memoir Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Carrie Gibson on Empire's Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day and Sara Lipton on Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Charles U. Phillips on Fighting More Than Fires: Race and Politics in Miami-Dade County and N. D. B. Connolly on A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Dana Cowin on Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen, Gabrielle Hamilton on Prune and Lee Schrager on Fried & True Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Sean Strub on Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS and Survival and Stephen Snyder- Hill on Soldier of Change: From the Closet to the Forefront of the Gay Rights Movement Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   To the rescue with Kate Olesin on NatGeo’s Mission: Animal Rescue series. Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Can Tako prove he’s a good puppy? Find out in Todd Kessler’s The Good Dog. Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Marlon James on A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel, Francisco Goldman on The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle, and Nurudin Farah on Hiding in Plain Sight: A Novel Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m. Two Lives: Charles M. Blow on Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir and Richard Blanco on The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m. Fabio Viviani, author of Fabio’s American Home Kitchen, whips up savory classic Italian dishes with easy-to-follow instructions that any home cook can duplicate to produce spectacular meals for family and friends. Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Vórtices peligrosos: Eros y literatura, con Chely Lima . Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Coloquio Miami 2014 Idioma español y ferias del libro Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Rumbos de la literatura vasca. Harkaitz Cano y Mari Jose Olaziregi conversan con Pablo Barrios. Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m.   Taking You Back to the Golden Age: Mark Evanier with The Art of the Simon and Kirby Studio, in conversation with Charles Kochman, Editorial Director, Abrams ComicArts Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Alan Cheuse in conversation with Maureen Corrigan on So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Cuban Film in Miami, with Leon Ichaso, Joe Cardona, and Orlando Rojas (In Spanish) - No hay dudas de que el guión es una pieza esencial dentro de la creación de un filme. Es un importante cimiento construido con palabras, alrededor del que se organizan los distintos elementos cinematográficos para cautivar al futuro espectador de una película. Por este motivo, dos destacados guionistas y directores de cine, León Ichaso (Bitter Sugar, Piñero, El Cantante) y Joe Cardona (Café con leche, José Martí: Legacy of Freedom, Celia: The Queen), conversan sobre el oficio de guionista. Este panel será conducido por Orlando Rojas, guionista y director de cine y programador del Tower Cinema de Miami Dade College. Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Brian Turner on My Life as a Foreign Country: A Memoir, Helen Thorpe on Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War and Carlos Harrison on The Ghosts of Hero Street: How One Small Mexican-American Community Gave So Much in World War II and Korea Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Happy Anniversary, VIDA! Thank you for Giving Visibility to Women Writers. Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Peter Mehlman on It Won't Always Be This Great: A Novel, Larry Bud Meyer on Mother Fracker: A Novel and Joe Clifford on Lamentation Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Don George on Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers and Tom Swick on The Best American Travel Writing 2014 Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   Fairy Tales Told and Re-told: Russ Kick on The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature, Van Jensen on Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer: Complete Edition, Ted Naifeh on Princess Ugg and Heidi Schulz on Hook’s Revenge Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Peter Gizzi on In Defense of Nothing: Selected Poems, 1987-2011, Saeed Jones on Prelude to Bruise and Tony Hoagland on Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   Breaking Strange: Farel Dalrymple on The Wrenchies and Charles Burns on Sugar Skull Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   Linda Gassenheimer on No-Fuss Diabetes Desserts and Simply Smoothies and Ellen Jaffe Jones on Paleo Vegan Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   T.J. Mitchell and Judy Melinek on Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   Join Finn the human and Jake the dog as they go on the adventure of a lifetime with Kate Leth on Adventure Time: Seeing Red. Add to Schedule
3:15 p.m.   Geografías fantásticas, con Daína Chaviano y Verónica Murguía. Add to Schedule
3:15 p.m.   Diálogo abierto con Andrés Oppenheimer. Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   Annette Bonnier on India's Elephants Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   Siri Hustvedt on The Blazing World: A Novel, Francine Prose on Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932: A Novel and Susan Minot on Thirty Girls: A Novel Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   Annabelle Gurwitch on Survival Stories from the Edge of 50, Daphne Merkin on The Fame Lunches and Laura Kipnis on Men: Notes From an Ongoing Investigation Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   Afro-Cuban Orisha Arts with National Heritage Fellow and master batá drummer, Ezequiel Torres, presented by the HistoryMiami South Florida Folklife Center - The music and dance of the Orisha religion (aka Santería). Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m. Do Monsters Live in our Laptops? Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Lauren Francis-Sharma on 'Til the Well Runs Dry, Elizabeth Nunez on Not for Everyday Use: A Memoir, Carole Boyce Davies on Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones and Tiphanie Yanique on Land of Love and Drowning Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Dr. Robert Norman on The Blue Man and Other Stories of the Skin Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Caryl Stern on I Believe in ZERO: Learning from the World's Children and Gail Gutradt on In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   The Life, Times, and Legacy of William S. Burroughs: A Centennial Celebration Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Modern Fables: Ricardo Siri Liniers on Macanudo, Anders Nilsen on Big Questions and Michael DeForge on Ant Colony Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m.   Kai Bird on The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames, Nicholas Griffin on Ping-Pong Diplomacy and Peter Kornbluh and William M. LeoGrande on Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana Add to Schedule
4:00 p.m. Ana Sofia Peláez, author of The Cuban Table: A Celebration of Food, Flavors, and History, invites you into one of the Caribbean’s most interesting and vibrant cuisines. Here you’ll find recipes for everything, from iconic Cuban sandwiches to rich stews with Spanish accents and African ingredients. Add to Schedule
4:15 p.m.   Dos escritoras de cara a su tiempo, con María Teresa Andruetto y Ana María Shua. Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   Maruchi Mendez and Roxanne Vargas on 100 Things To Do In Miami Before You Die Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Jennifer Moxley on The Open Secret, Erin Belieu on Slant Six, Mark Bibbins on They Don't Kill You Because They're Hungry, They Kill You Because They're Full and CAConrad on ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   Randall Kennedy on Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law, Bryan Stevenson on Just Mercy and Dana Goldstein Teacher Wars Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   El Panorama Literario de Miami Con Pedro Medina de Suburbano (In Spanish) - Una charla sobre la perspectiva actual del panorama literario de Miami y Viaje One Way como un resultado de ese panorama. Viaje One Way es la primera antología de autores locales, de diversas nacionalidades, que se produce en nuestra ciudad. Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   Una tarde con Carlos Alberto Montaner. Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m. Ben Greenman with Questlove on The World According to Questlove and George Clinton on Brothas Be, Yo Like George Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You? Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   Robert Coover on The Brunist Day of Wrath, Donald Antrim on The Emerald Light in the Air: Stories and Darcey Steinke on Sister Golden Hair: A Novel Add to Schedule
5:00 p.m.   Tony Dokoupil on A Father, His Son and the Golden Age of Marijuana and Michael Deibert The Gulf Cartel and the Price of America's Drug War in Mexico Add to Schedule
5:30 p.m.   Big Night in Little Haiti @ The Swamp presented by The Rhythm Foundation - Join The Rhythm Foundation for a taste of their signature monthly Big Night in Little Haiti as we close out The Swamp! Groove to the tunes of DJ Mack while Nancy St Leger’s Haitian folkloric dancers keep the crowd moving. Delicious Kreyol cuisine will be available for sale from Little Haiti’s own Leela’s. Dance into the night as Lakou Mizik channels the vitality and beauty of Haiti with their mix of old-school and contemporary sounds. Add to Schedule
5:30 p.m.   De viva voz, sesión de despedida con lecturas de textos breves por los autores Harkaitz Cano, Daína Chaviano, Anjanette Delgado, Jordi Doce, Jorge Galán, Chely Lima, Guillermo Martínez, Carlos Pintado, Ana María Shua, Pablo Simonetti y Julio Trujillo. Add to Schedule
5:30 p.m.   Morowa Yejidé on Time of the Locust: A Novel and Yiyun Li on Kinder Than Solitude Add to Schedule
5:30 p.m.   David Rothkopf on National Insecurity: American Leadership in an Age of Fear, Joel Simon on The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom and Ross K. Baker on Is Bipartisanship Dead?: A Report from the Senate Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Willie Perdomo on The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon: Poems, and Dave Landsberger on Suicide by Jaguar Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m.   Roger Rosenblatt on The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing Add to Schedule
7:00 p.m. John Cleese on So Anyway… Add to Schedule
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