Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Popular Evenings With Series at Miami Book Fair International Offers an Eclectic Mix of Writers and Entertainers

The Miami Book Fair International will again treat book lovers to the beloved Evenings With series, which will kick off on Monday with Oscar-nominated writer and film director Nora Ephron, then bestselling novelist Robert Goolrick, journalist Christopher McDougall, filmmaker John Waters, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson, bestselling novelist Pat Conroy, Pulitzer Prize–winning author and Harvard professor E. O. Wilson and punk rock icon, artist, poet and writer Patti Smith.

All Evenings With presentations will be held in the Chapman Conference Center (Bldg. 3, 2nd Floor) at the MDC Wolfson Campus, 300 N.E. 2nd Ave., downtown Miami. All Evenings With require a ticket that must be purchased for $10 in advance. To purchase, visit
Evening programs are as follows:
  • Nora Ephron (I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections) – 8 pm, Mon., Nov. 15
  • Christopher McDougall (Born To Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen) – 6 pm, Tue., Nov. 16
  • Robert Goolrick (A Reliable Wife) – 8 pm, Tue., Nov. 16
  • John Waters (Role Models) – 8 pm, Wed., Nov. 17
  • Eugene Robinson (Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America) – 6 pm, Thurs., Nov. 18
  • Pat Conroy (My Life in Books) – 8 pm, Thurs., Nov. 18
  • E.O. Wilson (Anthill) – 6 pm, Fri., Nov. 19
  • Patti Smith (Just Kids) – 8 pm, Fri., Nov. 19
For updates on Miami Book Fair International, please visit, call 305-237-3528, or email The 27th edition of the nation's finest and largest literary gathering, Miami Book Fair International, presented by the Florida Center for the Literary Arts (FCLA) at Miami Dade College (MDC), will take place November 14 - 21, 2010, at the college's Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. The popular Street Fair runs Friday, November 19 through Sunday, November 21, with more than 200 exhibitors from around the country selling books in a festive atmosphere.

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