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Miami Book Fair International's "Evenings with..." program shapes up

Events continue to shape up for this year's Miami Book Fair International, which runs Nov. 14-21 at Miami Dade College's Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.

Bookfair The "Evenings with . . .'' program is filling out:

Nov. 14: Novelist Carlos Fuentes will appear at 7:30 p.m. He'll speak in Spanish with simultaneous translation in English by ProTranslating

Nov. 15: Humorist Nora Ephron, 8 p.m.

Nov. 16: Nonfiction writer Christopher McDougall, 6 p.m. and novelist RObert Goolrick, 8 p.m.

Nov. 17: Filmmaker John Waters, 8 p.m.

Nov. 18: Columnist Eugene Robinson, 6 p.m. and novelist Pat Conroy, 8 p.m.

Nov. 19: Scientist E.O. Wilson, 6 p.m. and rocker Patti Smith, 8 p.m.

Tickets for the "Evenings with . . .'' programs are $10. Info: 305-237-3258 or miamibookfair.com.

The fair will also show documentaries on Nov. 17 in the Auditorium. At 6 p.m. you can see The Soul of the People: Writing America's Story; at 7 p.m., Key West: Bohemia in the Arts.

This year's fair poster, which will adorn T-shirts, coffee mugs and tote bags, was also unveiled; it's by Alejandro Cabrera De La Mora, better known by his artistic name, Maximus Blanc. You can see more of his work at maximusblanc.com.


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Rosa St.Claire

I enjoyed reading about the Book Fair. It's so vital to have events like this in our city. Thanks for writing such an informative article.

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