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November 2019

Friday, November 22 @ 10:30 am
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Author Maulik Pancholy

When he starts middle school, Rahul’s grandfather gives him advice: “Find one thing you’re really good at and become THE BEST AT IT.” But what if he discovers he isn’t the best at anything?…

Friday, November 22 @ 11:30 am
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Author Brittney Morris

By day, Kiera Johnson is an honors student, math tutor, and one of the only Black kids at Jefferson Academy. By night, she’s secretly the game developer for an online multiplayer Black Panther-inspired video game. In SLAY, she must battle a real-life troll intent on ruining the game. Can she protect her game without losing herself in the process?…

Saturday, November 23 @ 11:00 am
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Readings From New Fiction

Kristen Arnett’s debut novel Mostly Dead Things is a darkly funny, heart-wrenching, and eccentric look at loss and love. In Jill Ciment’s novel, The Body in Question, two sequestered jurors in a sensational murder trial embark on a furtive love affair. Orange World and Other Stories displays Karen Russell’s comedic genius and mesmerizing storytelling talent in eight exuberant, vivid, unforgettable stories.…

Saturday, November 23 @ 12:30 pm
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Historical Fiction: Three Novels

Set during the tumultuous George W. Bush years — amid the twin catastrophes of the Iraq insurgency and Hurricane Katrina — Landfall brings Thomas Mallon’s cavalcade of contemporary American politics to a vivid and emotional climax. In her historical novel The Flight Portfolio, Julie Orringer weaves invention and facts as she follows the efforts of one man to save artists and writers from the carnage of WWII. John Burnham Schwartz’s The Red Daughter is a sweeping historical novel and unexpected love story inspired by the remarkable life of Svetlana Alliluyeva,…

Saturday, November 23 @ 2:00 pm
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Award-Winning Readings: National Book Award Nominees and winner in Fiction

Celebrate the 2019 National Book Award Nominees and Finalists in Fiction, in recognition of some of the most outstanding works of fiction published in the U.S. this year. For a current list of participants, visit miamibookfair.com. Sponsored by Knight…

Saturday, November 23 @ 3:30 pm
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Trials & Tribulations: Readings

In The Last Trial, Scott Turow brings back defense lawyer Sandy Stern, now 85,  to take one last case. In Chris Pavone’s new thriller, The Paris Diversion, American expat Kate Moore is back to discover that a massive terror attack across Paris is not what it seems. In Susan Isaac’s Takes One to Know One, a former FBI agent turned suburban housewife finds intrigue at a weekly luncheon meeting.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 11:00 am
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fiction: A Reading

A young Russian woman comes into her own in the midst of revolution and civil war in Janet Fitch’s Chimes of a Lost Cathedral. In her novel A Student of History, Nina Revoyr explores both, the beginnings of Los Angeles and the present-day dynamics of race and class.  In Susan Choi’s novel, The Trust Exercise, students at a highly competitive performing arts high school struggle and thrive in a rarified bubble in the 1980s.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 12:30 pm
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Philip Caputo on Hunter’s Moon

Philip Caputo’s Hunter’s Moon: A Novel in Stories offers a mosaic of stories set in a small town where no act is private. Caputo will be in conversation with his son, journalist Marc Caputo. …

Sunday, November 24 @ 1:30 pm
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Historical Novels

Jennifer Cody Epstein’s novel, Wunderland, is an intimate portrait of a friendship severed by history, and a sweeping saga of wartime, motherhood and just how far we might go in order to belong.  In Mamta Chaudhry’s Haunting Paris a bereaved pianist discovers a letter among her late lover’s possessions, launching her into a search for a child who vanished in the turbulence of wartime Paris. In conversation with author Debra Dean. Sponsored by       …

Sunday, November 24 @ 2:30 pm
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Three Novels, a Reading

Mary Beth Keane’s Ask Again, Yes is a profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town, the friendship between their children, and a tragedy that reverberates over four decades. In Black Light, Kimberly King Parsons’s collection of short stories, she explores first love and self-loathing, addiction, marriage and more, with raw, poetic ferocity. In Julia Phillips’s novel Disappearing Earth, two sisters living in the far eastern Russian peninsula of Kamchatka go mysteriously missing,…

Sunday, November 24 @ 4:00 pm
Room 3314 (Building 3, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fantasy and Fun

The Big Book of Classic Fantasy and Dead Astronauts, edited by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer, is an anthology of fantastic tales that offers both careful scholarship and fun. The Vandermeers will be in conversation with Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan, hosts of the LitHub Radio podcast fiction/non/fiction.…

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