Stories with 'books' tag

Julian Castro on Living the American Dream

Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, Julian Castro, presents a candid and compelling memoir about race and poverty in America: An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream. Presented in partnership with The New Tropic TICKETS AVAILABLE OCTOBER 29, 2018 at 10 A.M. Free tickets will be required for admission to this presentation. […]

/ November 1, 2018


Slate Presents “The Waves” Live in Miami!

The Waves is Slate‘s show about gender, feminism, relationships, politics, culture, news, and cats. Each week hosts Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, Christina Cauterucci, and others talk through the week’s news and culture as seen through the lens of gender and feminism. The hosts will be joined by special guests Rebecca Traister and Celest Ng, as well as leading writers and thinkers in Miami. Bring […]

/ November 1, 2018


Drink and Draw! Miami Book Fair edition

Join your host, raucous author Conor McCreery, for a hilariously graphic night of cocktails and comics. First, renowned illustrators George O’Connor, Dean Haspiel, Maggie Thrash and Liana Finck will go marker-to-marker in a book themed draw-off competition! Then we turn the drawing tables on you as you work in teams to create your own illustration. […]

/ November 1, 2018


SOB Sisters Unite! Miami Book Fair edition

Reclaiming “Sob Sisters,” the old-timey name for lady tabloid reporters, this Brooklyn reading series founded by three nonfiction authors—Ada Calhoun (Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give), Susannah Cahalan (Brain on Fire), and Karen Abbott (Liar Temptress Soldier Spy)—has teamed up with the Miami Book Fair to bring laptops and cocktails together for a night of readings, […]

/ November 1, 2018


Rencontre Littéraire with Philippe Corbé

In French Free Open to the public RSVP required Join us on May 10th, 2018 at the RiverWalk Cafe at Hyatt Regency Miami for a special Rencontre Littéraire with French journalist Philippe Corbé. His last book “Trumpitudes et turpitudes. Un carnage américain” (2018, éditions Grasset) that he will present on May 10. It is not a political analysis […]

/ April 23, 2018


Rencontre Litteraire and book signing with Agnes Castera

In French Free Open to the public RSVP required Join us on February 14th, 2018 at the Pure Verde Lounge (Hyatt Regency Miami) for a special Rencontre Littéraire with the Haitian and Miami-based author, Agnes Castera. Her last book “La Première Bouchée” is about a Lily a woman who decides to offer a “mille-feuille” as […]

/ January 29, 2018


Your View: Love your library

There’s not many young people in libraries, thats why people are usually pretty surprised when Charles Allen tells them what he does for a living. Here’s why.

/ March 6, 2016


Jennine Capó Crucet: Reveling in Miami’s absurdity

Hialeah-born writer Jennine Capó Crucet is adept at showing her readers Miami through the looking glass, celebrating the hilarity of a city fueled by cafecitos alongside the poignant stories of growing up in a cultural melting pot.

/ August 17, 2015


Comic book havens

Before they were movies, they were comic books. And we have plenty of places where you can browse the shelves to your heart’s content. Come explore some of the coolest comic book stores in South Florida.

/ June 25, 2015


Passion Projects: Alex Segura and Miami Noir

Alex Segura is a Miami native who works in comics by day and writes Miami noir by night. He shares why Miami makes for great crime stories and gives a few book recommendations for those seeking a shadier side to our sunny city.

/ February 13, 2015