PREVIEW: Music and Literature Take Centerstage at Miami Book Fair

With its history of featuring musicians from Debbie Harry of Blondie and local artists like Jenna Balfe of Donzii, the Miami Book Fair returns for its 39th year and WTLGO Mag is covering all of the musical events happening throughout the week-long celebration of literature and the arts. While the fair runs between Nov 13-20th, there are plenty of Book Fair events that occur year round.

Look out for some features on the culture shakers in theatre and film featured including the talk with filmmaker John Waters and Harvey Fierstein.


Friday, November 18 @ 8:00 pm

Patti Smith With Lenny Kaye: Songs & Stories From A Book of Days

Saturday, November 19 @ 4:00 pm

Ignacio Julià, Thurston Moore, James Hamilton & Michael Imperioli: Linger on The Velvet Underground

Saturday, November 19  @ 6:00 pm

An Evening With Jose “Fat Joe” Cartagena with DJ Khaled

Sunday, November 20 @ 1:00 pm

A Conversation with Susan Rogers and Nelson George

Lost Chapter: Spun Sounds & Storytelling | Curated vinyl selections, drinks and bites. 

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Off the Shelf: The Space Between Words | A music festival with books.  

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Get smart, buy books, meet authors, and bring the kids, too.

For eight days in November, Miami Book Fair transforms downtown into a literary wonderland, hosting hundreds of critically acclaimed authors in three languages talking current events, pop culture, and poetry and prose. 

Explore the full schedule of programs and events and get your tickets.

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Catch online presentations from some of the hottest authors for kids and young adults like R.L Stein, Elena Armas, E. Lockhart, and Rainbow Rowell. From picture books to epic fantasy series to graphic novels, there’s something for all young readers on Miami Book Fair Online. Stream Now

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