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WARREN LEHRER on A Life in Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley and NICHOLAS A. BASBANES on Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History

Saturday, Nov. 23, 1:00 p.m., Room 8302 (Building 8, 3rd Floor)

Author(s) and Guest(s)

Warren Lehrer

In A Life in Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley (Goff Books; $34.95), a controversial author imprisoned for not revealing a source, whispers his life story into a recorder and reviews all 101 of his books. Lehrer is a writer/designer/book artist/performer renowned for his experimental typographic and design works French Fries, I Mean You Know, and Crossing the BLVD.  


Nicholas A. Basbanes

On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History (Knopf; $35.00) tells it all: from its invention in China eighteen hundred years ago to recording the thoughts of Islamic scholars and mathematicians; from Europe, North America, and the rest of the inhabited world, Nicholas A. Basbanes writes about the ways in which paper has been used to record history, make laws, and conduct business.  "Elegant, wry, and humane . . ."--New York Observer. Basbanes is an award-winning investigative journalist and was literary editor of the Worcester Sunday Telegram.   

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Miami Book Fair International * Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132
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