Friday, November 4, 2011

Miami Book Fair International

Akashic Books is gearing up for Miami Book Fair International!
See below for the list of our authors' programs!

All events will take place at Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132

--Fri., Nov. 18, 6:00pm--
Adam Mansbach and Ricardo Cortes, author and illustrator of Go the Fuck to Sleep, will appear with comedienne Jenna Elfman and singer Nikka Costa
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, Room 3210)

--Sat., Nov. 19, 11:00am--
Elizabeth Nunez, author of Boundaries will appear with Francisco Goldman (
Say Her Name), Hector Tobar (The Barbarian Nurseries) and Esmeralda Santiago (Conquistadora)
Auditorium (Building 1, Room 1261)

--Sat., Nov. 19, 12:30pm--
New Jersey Noir contributors Robert Pinsky, Gerald Stern, and S.J. Rozan will appear on a panel moderated by Les Standiford
Pavilion (N.E. 3rd Street and 1st Avenue)

--Sat., Nov. 19, 2:30pm--
Nathan Larson, author of The Dewey Decimal System, will appear with Jason Skipper (
Hustle) and Yan Lianke (Dream of Ding Village)
Building 7, Room 7128

--Sat., Nov. 19, 3:30pm--
Kola Boof, author of The Sexy Part of the Bible, will appear with authors Carine Fabius, Jiang Bing, and Hong Ying
Building 7, Room 7128

--Sat., Nov. 19, 3:30pm--
Sterling Watson, author of Fighting in the Shade, will appear with Diana Abu-Jaber (
Birds of Paradise), Karen Russell (Swamplandia!) and Elizbeth Stuckey-French (The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady)
Auditorium (Building 1, Room 1261)

--Sat., Nov. 19, 5:00pm--
Mr. Fish, author of Go Fish, will present his book
Prometeo Theatre (Building 1, Room 1101)

--Sun., Nov. 20, 1:30om--
Nelson George, author of The Plot Against Hip Hop, will appear with Tom Franklin (
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter), and Bradford Morrow (The Diviner's Tale)
Auditorium (Building 1, Room 1261)

--Sun., Nov. 20, 3:30pm--
Randall Robinson, author of Makeda, will appear with author Deborah Willis, to discuss African-American images from the 1890s to present
Building 7, Room 7106-07

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