In Conversation: Three Writers on Myth, Migration & Mourning

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This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. Talia, the protagonist of Patricia Engel’s Infinite Country: A Novel, is being held at a correctional facility in Colombia. Her father and a plane ticket to the U.S. are waiting for her back home in Bogotá. And her story, a tale of …

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Modern Caribbean Fiction: Power, Disaster & Rebirth

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Transcript in English available on http://www.sosyetekoukouy.org/koukouy-tv In her debut How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House: A Novel, Cherie S.A. Jones (Barbados) tells a story of four people in Barbados, each with their own tale of violence – as victims or perpetrators – who are desperate to escape their legacy of bloodshed in a so-called “paradise.” …

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In Conversation: Two Thrill Writers Traverse the Genre 

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This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. In James Grippando’s Twenty: A Jack Swyteck Novel, attorney Jack must defend the son of a family friend who's just confessed to a mass school shooting. Now he must unearth the Khoury family's secrets to expose a shocking truth and save his …

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In Conversation: On American Estrangement: Stories

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This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. In Saïd Sayrafiezadeh’s American Estrangement: Stories, characters contend with internal struggles – a son’s fractured relationship with his father, the death of a mother, drug addiction – while being battered by the larger, often invisible forces of economics, politics, and race. Moderated …

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In Conversation: On Matrix: A Novel

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This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. Lauren Groff’s Matrix: A Novel follows 17-year-old Marie de France as she’s cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine and into a new life as the prioress of an impoverished abbey. Steadily supplanting her desire for a family, homeland, and the …

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The National Book Foundation Presents an Afternoon with National Book Award Winners

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To access the live-captioning option, click the link below, which will take you from MiamiBookFairOnline.com and open a Zoom webinar. Click here to access the live event via Zoom webinar Newly-minted 2021 National Book Award Winners Aneesa Abbas Higgins (Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin, Translated Literature), Martín Espada (Floaters, Poetry), Malinda Lo (Last Night at the Telegraph Club, Young People’s …

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In Conversation: On The Arsonists’ City

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This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. Hala Alyan’s The Arsonists’ City is the saga of a geographically and emotionally scattered family – Syrian mother, Lebanese father, and three American children – compelled to reunite at their ancestral home in Beirut, where tensions, secrets, and ancient slights come to …

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Mitch Albom: On The Stranger in the Lifeboat: A Novel

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This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. In The Stranger in the Lifeboat: A Novel, Mitch Albom asks what would happen if we called on God for help and God actually appeared? It’s a question that must be contemplated by a group of shipwrecked passengers, adrift in a raft …

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In Conversation: On L.A. Weather: A Novel

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This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. In María Amparo Escandón's L.A Weather: A Novel, Los Angeles is parched and dry as a bone. And all Oscar – the weather-obsessed patriarch of the Alvarado family – wants, desperately, is a little rain. But he also has a secret. His …

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An Evening With Dantiel W. Moniz & Deesha Philyaw: On Milk Blood Heat: Stories & The Secret Lives of Church Ladies

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This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. Set in the cities and suburbs of Florida, the 11 short works in Dantiel W. Moniz’s debut collection, Milk Blood Heat: Stories, delve into the ordinary worlds of young girls, women, and men who find themselves confronted by extraordinary moments of violent …

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In Conversation: On The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Novel

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In her fiction debut, The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Novel, author Honorée Fanonne Jeffers follows Ailey Pearl Garfield as she embarks on a journey through her family’s past – from centuries of colonial slave trade and the Civil War to our present conflicted era – to come to terms with her identity. …

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