First Draft: A Literary Social with Fabienne Josaphat

A guided writing prompt with a twist.
Because writing is thirsty work.
Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story.
Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories.
You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Swing by a First Draft event for a drink (the first one’s on the house) and a guided writing prompt. …

An Evening with Legna Rodriguez-Igelesias In Conversation with Megan McDowell

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present An Evening with Legna Rodriguez-Igelesias In Conversation with Megan McDowell discussing My Favorite Girlfriend was a French Bulldog.
Join us for a conversation between Legna Rodríguez-Iglesias and translator Megan McDowell. Legna Rodríguez-Iglesias’ new book, My Favorite Girlfriend was a French Bulldog, is a novel told in fifteen stories, linked by the same protagonist, …

A Virtual Evening with Kevin Kwan and Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard

Books & Books, Bal Harbour Shops and Miami Book Fair  present An Evening with Kevin Kwan in conversation with Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard discussing Sex and Vanity.
The iconic author of the bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians returns with the glittering tale of a young woman who finds herself torn between two men: the WASPY fiancé of her family’s dreams and George Zao, …

A Virtual Evening with Mary Simses and Susannah Marren

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present “An Evening with Mary Simses In Conversation with Susannah Marren” Discussing The Wedding Thief.
Two sisters in love with the same man — one engaged to him and the other about to sabotage the wedding — struggle to reconcile in this delicious novel from the bestselling author of The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & …

A Virtual Evening with Mark Bowden and Robert Kolker

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair  present “An Evening with Mark Bowden In Conversation with Robert Kolker discussing The Case of the Vanishing Blonde.
From Mark Bowden, a “master of narrative journalism” (New York Times), comes a true-crime collection both deeply chilling and impossible to put down. 
Six captivating true-crime stories, spanning Mark Bowden’s long and illustrious career, cover a variety of crimes complicated by extraordinary circumstances. …

A Virtual Evening with Mario Alejandro Ariza and Reinaldo Borges

Books & Books, Miami Book Fair and Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce present “An Evening with Mario Alejandro Ariza” In conversation with Reinaldo Borges discussing Disposable City: Miami’s Future on the Shores of Climate Change
A deeply-reported personal investigation by a Miami journalist into the present and future effects of climate change in the Magic City-a watery harbinger for coastal cities worldwide. …

Taptap KRIK? KRAK! Books & Music for Families

Hosted by Mecca “Grimo” Marcelin. With Edwidge Danticat, Leyla McCalla, Yanui, Juniace Senecharles Etienne
The wheels on Taptap KRIK? KRAK! go round and round. Colorful and packed with stories, this bus is stopping at your house!
Taptap KRIK? KRAK! online is a new webcast with a focus on Haitian and Caribbean stories, music, dance, and many other surprises. All aboard? …

A Virtual Evening with Julian E. Zelizer and Samuel G. Freedman

Books & Books presents “An Evening with Julian E. Zelizer” In conversation with Samuel G. Freedman discussing Burning Down the House.
The story of how Newt Gingrich and his allies tainted American politics, launching an enduring era of brutal partisan warfare
When Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, President Obama observed that Trump “is not an outlier; he is a culmination, …