Former mayor of Miami Beach Alex Daoud who knows of such things will read from his book Sins of South Beach at 10 a.m. in room 3410. Sloane Crosleys I Was Told There'd Be Cake is supposed to be the witty, dark, next-big-thing, and shes reading at 3:30 in room 7128. The brink-of-fame author fun continues on Sunday: Emma Trelles will enchant audiences with word wizardry from her new collection of poems, Little Spells. Catch the former Sun-Sentinel art critic-turned-shooting star author at 1:30 in Building 3, room 410. Then dart over to hear Peter Moruzzi read excerpts from Havana before Castro: When Cuba Was a Tropical Playground. Its a lush, fantastic photographic homage to the Cuba of yore. Hell share his story on Sunday at 4 p.m., in room 1101. Dont forget to wander the International Pavilion therell be film, musical, dance, and cultural performances at the fests World Stage as you wander by en route from reading to reading. For even more authorly info, visit miamibookfair.com.
Sun., Nov. 16, 2008