Follow your heart to the 30th annual Miami Book Fair, November 17-24
Once again, people who love books are headed to Miami along with this year's inaugural author Dan Brown (Sunday, November 17) and over five hundred of the world's most widely acclaimed and emerging authors, including Angelica Huston, Carl Hiaasen, Wally Lamb, Terry McMillan, Sherman Alexie, co-authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, as well as bestselling cookbook, children's book, and comic book authors to celebrate the 30th Annual Miami Book Fair International, November 17-24, 2013, America's largest and longest-running book fair. If you can't be there in person, we'll bring it to you wherever you are. Stay tuned!
Book and Author Headlines
Naomi Wolf weaves new science and personal experience into a 'goddess array': Bestselling author and cultural iconoclast Naomi Wolf reboots research into female sexuality with some major new updates.
Chris Hayes takes aim at Rush Limbaugh's well-financed, denialist 'alternative empirical reality': American political commentator on the MSNBC cable news network and bestselling author Chris Hayes takes down Rush Limbaugh and right wing 'denialists' in his debut at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International.
Nikky Finney goes fishing for knowledge, truth and beauty: National Book Award-winning poet and teacher Nikky Finney weaves anecdotes of the people and events of her life with readings of her poetry.
Camille Paglia calls on artists to drop their 'snark' masks and show genuine emotion: University of the Arts professor, social critic, bestselling author, and self-described 'dissident feminist' Camille Paglia throws down the gauntlet to the Miley Cyruses of the world at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International.
John Lewis marches on, 1963-2013: John Lewis, the last living man who spoke at the famous March on Washington of 1963 where Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his immortal 'I Have A Dream' speech, invokes the spirit and passion of the day.
Tom Wolfe recasts NY's Bonfire of the Vanities as Back to Blood in Miami: Bestselling fiction and non-fiction chronicler of America's best and worst Tom Wolfe captures the sociological pulse of life in Miami from hip hop music to racetrack flamingos.
Neil Young rocks the book chat with 'Godmother of Punk' Patti Smith: Super rockers Neil Young and Patti Smith compare notes on songwriting, guitars, personal backgrounds, and memoirs.
Neil Gaiman takes a 'very dark, peculiar' stroll to The Ocean at the End of the Lane: Bestselling young adult, graphic novel, and adult novel author Neil Gaiman tells how he took a rare turn at writing adult fiction and ended up in a 'very dark, peculiar' place--'The Ocean at the End of the Lane.'
Jeffrey Toobin makes a case for change at the U.S. Supreme Court: Lawyer, bestselling author, leading U.S. Supreme Court observer and legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker Jeffrey Toobin sat down with fellow Harvard Law graduate and news journalist Antonio Mora at the 2012 Miam Book FairInternational to talk about past, present and future cases, politics and personalities of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ron Nahser, Journeys to Oxford: Nine Pragmatic Inquiries Into the Practice of Values in Business and Education.
Nine pragmatic inquiries into the practice of values in business and education.
Scott Anderson and Ari Shavit compare the hundred year old vision and current reality of the Mideast.
American novelist, journalist, and a veteran war correspondent, Scott Anderson,and Israeli reporter and columnist for Haaretz, Ari Shavit take a look at the modern Mideast through a historic lense, from on the early visionaries (1897-1917) to the current struggles.
Aaron Bobrow-Strain offers a cautionary tale of how food activism run amock gave rise to White Bread.
Food activist and artisanal bread maker Aaron Bobrow-Strain tells the cautionary tale of how well-meaning food activists set the table for factory-made white bread.
Paul Pope taps his 'inner child' for creative inspiration and authenticity.
American comic book writer/artist Paul Pope reveals his alternative approach to comics that have made him one of the most popular comic creators for kids.
Alice Hoffman meets fans and autographs 'The Dovekeepers'.
Bestselling author Alice Hoffman talks with fans as she autographs her most recent novel, 'The Dovekeepers' at BookExpo America 2011.