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November 2018

Wednesday, November 14 @ 7:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Homenaje a José Lorenzo Fuentes

La Feria del Libro de Miami rinde un homenaje póstumo al gran escritor cubano José Lorenzo Fuentes, autor de Después de la gaviotaobra que recibió una mención en el Concurso Casa de las Américas de 1968. Con la participación de su hija, la artista plástica Gloria Lorenzo, el periodista Luis Agüero y el escritor Carlos Velazco, coordinados por el periodista Luis de la Paz.…

Wednesday, November 14 @ 8:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Imprescindibles de la dramaturgia cubana

In Spanish with translation into English Iván Acosta presenta la edición del 40mo aniversario de El super (Ediciones La Palma) y su nueva obra Con una canción cubana en el corazón (Un-Gyve Press). Antón Arrufat recibió en 2000 el Premio Nacional de Literatura de Cuba. Nilo Cruz fue el primer autor latino en ganar el Premio Pulitzer con Anna in the Tropics. Matías Montes Huidobro recibió, entre otros, el Premio Anderson Imbert.…

Thursday, November 15 @ 7:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Ficciones necesarias

Lleny Díaz, nacida en Cuba, fue finalista del Premio Nuevos Valores de la Poesía Hispana 2012 de Ediciones Baquiana y el Centro Cultural Español en Miami y llega con Se miran los caballos (Hypermedia). María Elena Hernández Caballero, poeta y novelista cubana ganadora del Premio David de la UNEAC, trae Tres metros cuadrados de purgatorio (Hypermedia). Rosie Inguanzo poeta, narradora, actriz y doctora en Español y Literatura Iberoamericana nacida en Cuba, presenta La vida de la vida (Hypermedia).…

Thursday, November 15 @ 8:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Una noche con Walter Riso

La Feria del Libro de Miami tiene el gusto de recibir por primera vez al escritor y doctor en Psicología Walter Riso. Con una larga carrera en su haber, es reconocido a nivel internacional por sus libros de divulgación como Ya te dije adiós, ahora cómo te olvido (2017), Maravillosamente imperfecto, escandalosamente feliz (2016) o ¿Amar o depender? (2014).Este año presenta Pizzería Vesubio (Planeta), su primera novela, que tiene cierto carácter autobiográfico.  …

Friday, November 16 @ 10:00 am
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

National Book Foundation Presents the Teen Press Conference

High school students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools play the role of reporters as they direct questions to Nominees for the 2018 National Book Award in Young People’s Literature. Students participating as citizen journalists have been pre-selected. This session is open to those who would like to watch the event in action! Featured Authors: VESPER STAMPER, What the Night Sings, EUGENE YELCHIN, The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge, and others! Sponsored by the Meredyth Anne Dasburg Foundation…

Friday, November 16 @ 12:30 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Author Jason Reynolds

In the thrilling finale to the bestselling Track series, Lu may have been born to be a track star, but he has to get over some major hurdles—literal and not-so-literal—to lead his team to victory. We are proud to launch the “Indie Bookstores Give Back on Small Business Saturday” campaign right here in Miami with 2018 Indies First spokesperson Jason Reynolds! In partnership with the American Booksellers Association and Simon & Schuster.…

Friday, November 16 @ 8:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Encuentro con Andrés Oppenheimer

Una noche con el reconocido periodista argentino ganador del Pulitzer, editor y columnista del Miami Herald, anfitrión de Oppenheimer Presenta en CNN En Español y autor de siete libros. Oppenheimer llega a la Feria su nuevo ensayo ¡Sálvese quien pueda! El futuro del trabajo en la era de la automatización (Vintage), en el que analiza qué pasará con nuestros empleos en un mundo cada vez más dominado por las máquinas.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:30 am
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Comedy Central’s Abbi Jacobson Might Regret This

Abbi Jacobson’s I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff is a hilarious and poignant collection about love, loss, work, comedy, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 11:30 am
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Feminism Today

With eloquence and fervor, Rebecca Traister tracks the history of female anger as political fuel in Good and Mad: How Women’s Anger is Reshaping America. Mona Charen’s Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense tracks the price we have paid for denying sex differences and stoking the war of the sexes.…

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Feminism Today

Saturday, November 17 @ 12:30 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Will American Democracy Survive Trump?

The founders never anticipated a realpolitik in which the most powerful man in America is a reality TV star with autocratic impulses, kleptocratic policies, and an itchy Twitter finger. What role should citizens of good faith play when confronted by a leader who neither understands, nor abides by, the rule of law? This will be a spirited and provocative conversation about the future of our democracy, featuring Sarah Kendzior, a regular on MSNBC’s AM Joy and author of The View from Flyover Country;…

Saturday, November 17 @ 1:30 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Run with NPR’s Peter Sagal

In The Incomplete Book of Running, Peter Sagal, the popular game show host of NPR’s Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me shares lessons, stories, advice, and warnings gleaned from running the equivalent of once around the earth.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 2:30 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

For Kids: Judy Moody Meets Ivy and Bean!

Ivy & Bean are back! Worried about becoming a spoiled only child, Ivy needs a baby sister, quick! Luckily, Ivy and Bean know just where to get one in Annie Barrows’ One Big Happy Family. Judy Moody discovers that she might have royal blood! But what to do about those other pesky family secrets? Find out in Meghan McDonald’s Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party.  …

Saturday, November 17 @ 3:30 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

For Kids and Teens: Kwame Alexander and Jacqueline Woodson

As things are just starting to look up for two teenage boys, a chain of events alters their understanding of love, friendship, and fate in Kwame Alexander’s latest YA book, Swing. Jacqueline Woodson‘s children’s book The Day You Begin reminds us that we all feel like outsiders sometimes—and how brave it is that we go forth anyway.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 4:30 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Living the American Dream

Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream by Ibtihaj Muhammad is a memoir from the first African American Muslim to win an Olympic medal for fencing.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 6:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Tarde De Letras Dominicanas: El Dr. Leonel Fernández Presenta Su Nuevo Libro

El expresidente de la República Dominicana, Dr. Leonel Fernández, lanzará su más reciente libro titulado: Años de avance. Escritos de Teoría y Acción. La obra ofrece una recopilación de sus artículos de opinión y análisis publicados en la revista de formación política “Teoría y Acción”, de la cual fue director por un extenso período de tiempo.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 11:00 am
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Breaking Barriers: Baseball

In My Baseball Journey, Felipe Alou and journalist Peter Kerasotis recount Alou’s journey from a tiny shack in the Dominican Republic to becoming the first Dominican to play and manage in major league baseball.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 11:00 am
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Princess Diaries

Meg Cabot’s Royal Crown: From the Notebooks of a Middle-School Princess is a new spinoff of the popular Princess Diaries YA book series.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 12:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Champion for Children: A Conversation with Dave Lawrence

A Dedicated Life: Journalism, Justice and a Chance for Every Child is a memoir from a lifelong champion of children, David Lawrence, Jr., who became a leading national advocate for children and was instrumental in founding the Children’s Movement of Florida. Sponsored by

Sunday, November 18 @ 1:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Real Lolita

Sarah Weinman’s nonfiction book The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World investigates the true crime that inspired Nabokov to write his classic novel.…

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The Real Lolita

Sunday, November 18 @ 2:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

A Conversation on Race

Carol Fulp’s Success Through Diversity: Why the Most Inclusive Companies Will Win explores how investing in a racially and ethnically diverse workforce will help make contemporary businesses more dynamic, powerful, and profitable. Crystal M. Fleming’s How to Be Less Stupid About Race is your essential guide to breaking through the half-truths and ridiculous misconceptions that have thoroughly corrupted the way race is represented in the classroom, pop culture, media, and politics. In conversation with Helene Atwan, director of Beacon Press.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 3:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

On Cuba

Our Woman in Havana: A Diplomat’s Chronicle of America’s Long Struggle with Castro’s Cuba is a longtime insider’s unprecedented look behind the “Sugar Curtain” during America’s long standoff with communist Cuba, by “one of this generation’s finest diplomats,” Ambassador Vicki Huddleston.…

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On Cuba

Sunday, November 18 @ 4:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Readings from New Fiction

A trained helper monkey is bought in to assist a successful architect paralyzed in a car accident and haunted by the death of his young assistant in Katharine Weber’s Still Life With Monkey: A Novel. Deborah Eisenberg’s stories gently compel us to confront the most disturbing truths about ourselves in Your Duck Is My Duck: Stories.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 6:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Encuentro con Carlos Alberto Montaner

El reconocido periodista, ensayista y novelista cubano, colaborador y columnista de decenas de diarios de América Latina, España y Estados Unidos y autor de una veintena de obras, llega a la Feria con la nueva edición de Las raíces torcidas de América Latina. En este clásico de la ensayística social y política latinoamericana, Montaner brinda un debate profundo acerca de la legitimidad de la colonización y la construcción de esta región, y nos ayuda a comprender las razones del subdesarrollo.…

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