2017 Pre-Fair Events

Gear Up! Get a head start on the Fair with these readings and presentations by best-selling authors.

Upcoming Events

October 2017
Monday, October 30 @ 7:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Scott Kelly, Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

Co-presented by Books & Books A stunning memoir from the astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station--a candid account of his remarkable voyage, of the journeys off the planet that preceded it, and of his colorful formative years. The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Now, he takes us inside a sphere utterly inimical to human life. He…

November 2017
Thursday, November 9 @ 6:00 pm
Wolfson Campus
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Getaway with Jeff Kinney

Celebrate the 12th book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, The Getaway (Amulet Books)! With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Get your copy of The Getaway signed, and have a picture taken with Jeff Kinney! While you’re at it, experience one of The…

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Past Events

October 2017
Monday, October 16 @ 7:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Daniel Goleman, Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body

Co-presented with Books & Books and sponsored by Innergy Meditation The New York Times best-selling author of Emotional Intelligence will present his new book, Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body (Avery) in Conversation with Scott Rogers. Exciting, compelling, and grounded in new research, this is one of those rare books that has the power to change us at the deepest level. Prior to the conversation, Innergy Meditation will lead audience in a short mindfulness exercise. About the…

Sunday, October 15 @ 4:00 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Art Garfunkel, What Is It All But Luminous (Notes From An Underground Man)

From the golden-haired, curly-headed half of Simon & Garfunkel--a memoir (of sorts): artful, moving, lyrical; the making of a musician; the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life-long friendship and collaboration that became one of the most successful singing duos of their time. Art Garfunkel writes about his life before, during, and after Simon & Garfunkel . . . about their folk-rock music in the roiling age that embraced and was defined by their pathbreaking sound. He writes about…

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