Sunday Authors Reading Schedules

by Rachel Baker on October 17, 2008

Miami Book Fair InternationalWell over 300 authors take part in the Fair’s prestigious line-up of back to back author presentations. All day Saturday and Sunday, November 15 and 16, they make Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus come alive with readings and panel discussions.

Sunday Schedule is as follows:

10:00 a.m.
George Hamilton on his memoir, Don’t Mind If I Do

11:00 a.m.
The Art of Biography with
Edmund White on Rimbaud: The Double Life of a Rebel
Nancy Milford and Stacy Schiff on their forthcoming biographies of Rose Kennedy and Cleopatria
Les Standiford on The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career & Revived Our Holiday Spirits
James Atlas, moderator

12:30 p.m.
Carl Hiaasen onThe Downhill Lie: A Hacker’s Return to a Ruinous Sport
Roy Blount Jr. on Alphabet Juice: The Energies, Gists, and Spirits of Letters, Words, and Combinations Thereof; Their Roots, Bones, Innards, Piths, Pips, and Secret Parts, … With Examples of Their Usage Foul and Savory

2:00 p.m.
Senator Mel Martinez on A Sense of Belonging: From Castro’s Cuba to the U. S. Senate, One Man’s Pursuit of the American Dream

3:00 p.m.
Vernon Jordan on Make It Plain: Standing Up and Speaking Out

4:00 p.m.
Dexter Filkins onThe Forever War
Max Kennedy on Danger’s Hour: The Story of the USS Bunker Hill and the Kamikaze Pilot Who Crippled Her

6:00 p.m.
PEN World Voices presents
Salman Rushdie, joined by Nathan Englander for a discussion about The Enchantress of Florence, memory, black magic, philosophy, religion and more.

10:30 a.m.
Peter Matthiessen on Shadow Country

11:30 a.m.
Wally Lamb on The Hour I First Believed: A Novel

12:30 p.m.
Michael Cunningham on titletk
Andrew Sean Greer on The Story of a Marriage: A Novel
Elizabeth Strout on Olive Kitteridge: A Novel

2 p.m.
Junot Diaz on The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao: A Novel
Amitav Ghosh on Sea of Poppies
Austin C. Clarke on More: A Novel

3:30 p.m.
Stewart O’Nan on Songs for the Missing: A Novel
David Wroblewski on The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel
Margot Livesey on The House on Fortune Street: A Novel

5:00 p.m.
Program in Spanish  Mesa Politica

Room 2106
10:30 a.m.
Peter Greenberg on Don’t Go There! The Travel Detective’s Essential Guide to the Must–Miss Places of the World
Eric Weiner on The Geography of Bliss

12:00 p.m.
Mia Kirshner on I Live Here

1:00 p.m. Comix Galaxy
Chip Kidd on Bat-Manga! The Secret History of Batman in Japan
Brad Meltzer on The Book of Lies

2:30 p.m.
Michael Gates Gill on How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else
Dudley Clendinen on A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America
Rick Bragg on The Prince of Frogtown

4:30 p.m.
Sister Souljah on Midnight: A Gangster Love Story

Room 1101
10:30 a.m. Linda Corley on The Kennedy Family Album: Personal Photos of America’s First Family

11:30 p.m.
Beth Dunlop and Joanna Lombard on Great Houses of Florida

12:30 p.m.
Dudley Clendinen on Out for Good: The Struggle to Build a Gay Rights Movement in America, Fred Fejes on Gay Rights and Moral Panic: The Origins of America’s Debate on Homosexuality, and  Nina Revoyr on Southland  A Panel Discussion on the integration of gay themes in to mainstream literature moderated by Robert Rosenberg

2:00 p.m.
John Rechy on About My Life and the Kept Woman: A Memoir

3:00 p.m.
David Leddick on The Male Nude: 21st Century Visions

4:00 p.m.
Peter Moruzzi on Havana Before Castro

5:00 p.m.
Rabbi Gary M. Neuman on The Truth About Cheating: Why Men Stray and What You Can Do to Prevent It

Room 3208-09
10:30 a.m.
Ron Arons on The Jews of Sing-Sing: Gotham Gangsters and Gonuvim, Harvey Frommer on Remember Yankee Stadium: An Oral and Narrative History of the House That Ruth Built, Peter Golenbock on In the Country of Brooklyn

12:00 a.m.
Marshall I. Goldman on Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia
Andrei Cherny on The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America’s Finest Hour

1:30 p.m.
Hooman Majd on The Ayatollah Begs to Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran, Heraldo Muñoz on The Dictator’s Shadow: Life Under Augusto Pinochet, Michael Soussan on Backstabbing for Beginners: My Crash Course in International Diplomacy

3 p.m.
Tom Hayden on Writings for a Democratic Society: The Tom Hayden Reader, and Voices of the Chicago Eight: A Generation on Trial

4 p.m.
Jeffrey Deaver on The Bodies Left Behind, Edna Buchanan on Legally Dead, James Grippando on Last Call, Barbara Parker on The Dark of Day

Centre Gallery
10:30 a.m. Comix Galaxy
Mim Harrison on The Happy Warrior, The Life Story of Sir Winston Churchill as Told Through Great Britain’s Eagle Comic of the 1950s
Samantha Baskind and Ranen Omer-Sherman on The Jewish Graphic Novel: Critical Approaches
Dan Herman, Publisher and Editor, Hermes Press on TitleTK

12:00 p.m. Comix Galaxy
Frank Beddor on Hatter M, The Looking Glass Wars, Volume One
Jordan Mechner on Prince of Persia, The Graphic Novel

2:00 p.m. Comix Galaxy
Stephanie McMillan on As the World Burns: 50 Things You Can Do To Stay in Denial, A Graphic Novel
Alex Baladi on Frankenstein, Now and Forever
Youme Landowne on Pitch Black

3:30 p.m. Comix Galaxy
Superheroes: The Secrets Behind the Masks
A panel discussion with Bill Rosemann, editor, Marvel Comics
Christos Gage, writer, Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D., Avengers: The
Mike Perkins, artist, Captain America, Stephen King’s The Stand
Brian Reed, writer, Ms. Marvel, Secret Invasion: Front Line

Room 7106-07
10:30 a.m.
William McKee on Outlaw Journalist: The Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson, Steven Watts on Mr. Playboy: Hugh Hefner and the American Dream

12:00 p.m. Family Stories:
Alyse Myers on Who Do You Think You Are? A Memoir
Philip Smith on Walking Through Walls: A Memoir, Julie Klam on Please Excuse My Daughter

1:30 p.m.
Joseph Olshan on The Conversion
Maureen Freely on Enlightenment : A Reading

3:00 p.m.
Frances de Pontes Peebles on The Seamstress: A Novel
Fabiola Santiago on Reclaiming Paris: A Novel
Marisa de los Santos on Belong to Me: A Novel

4:30 p.m.
Jennifer Baumgardner on Abortion & Life

Rabbi Gary M. Neuman on The Truth About Cheating: Why Men Stray and What You Can Do to Prevent It

Rooom 7128
11:00 a.m.
John Chatterton and Brad Matsen on Titanic’s Last Secrets: The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler
Bryan Christy on The Lizard King: The True Crimes and Passions of the World’s Greatest Reptile Smugglers

12:30 p.m.
Earth Ethics
Rick Bass on Why I Came West: A Memoir
James Wohlpart and Peter Blaze Corcoran on A Voice for Earth: American Writers Respond to the Earth Charter

2:00 p.m.
Jim Morin on Ambushed! A Cartoon History of the Bush Administration

3:00 p.m.
George Rodrigue on Blue Dog Speaks and Prints

4:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.
Brian Antoni on South Beach: The Novel
Steven Gaines on Fool’s Paradise: Players, Poseurs, and the Culture of Excess in South Beach

Room 7174-74
11:00 a.m.
Linda Gassenheimer on Mix ‘n’ Match: Meals in Minutes for People with Diabetes
Nino Peretti on Nino Pernetti’s Caffe Abbracci Cookbook: His Life Story and Travels around the World
Shirley Corriher on Bakewise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Baking

12:30 p.m.
Michelle Bernstein on Cuisine à Latina: Fresh Tastes and a World of Flavors from Michy’s Miami Kitchen
Ingrid Hoffmann on Simply Delicioso: A Collection of Everyday Recipes with a Latin Twist
Andrew Carmellini on Urban Italian: Simple Recipes and True Stories from a Life in Food

2 p.m.
Christopher Keneally and Keith Woods in conversation on  Uncovering how race is covered in the Media

3:30 p.m.
Antonio de la Cova on The Moncada Attack: Birth of the Cuban Revolution
Daniel P. Erickson on The Cuba Wars: Fidel Castro, the United States, and the Next Revolution

Room 7113
11:00 a.m.
Steve Greenberg  on Gadget nation: A Journey Through the Eccentric World of Invention
Bob Kealing on Tupperware Unsealed: Brownie Wise, Earl Tupper, and the Home Party Pioneers

12:30 p.m.
Sharon Harvey Rosenberg on The Frugal Duchess of South Beach
Samantha Ettus on The Experts’ Guide to Doing Things Faster: 100 Ways to Make Life More Efficient

2:00 p.m. Hatian Topics
Dr. Max Manigat on Cap-Haitien Excursions dans le temps
Maude Heurtelou and Fequiere Vilsaint on Who’s Who in Haitian Diaspora

3:30 p.m. Haitian Topics
Josephat-Robert Large on Partir sur un coursier de nuages and Rete ! Kote Lamèsi ( in Creole and French)
Jan J. Dominique on Memoir of an Amnesiac

Room 3410
10:30 a.m.
Alan L. Berger on Jewish Christian Dialogue: Drawing Honey from the Rock
Mildred Nitzberg on I Chose Life: Biography of a Holocaust Survivor’s Search for Peace

12:00 p.m.
Lili Bita on Women of Fire and Blood
Peter Hargitai on Millie : A Reading

1:30 p.m.
C.M. Clark on The Blue Hour: Poems
Rita Maria Martinez Jane-in-the-Box
Emma Trelles on Little Spells

3 p.m.
Terri Witek on The Shipwreck Dress: Poems
Nin Andrews on Sleeping with Houdini: Poems
Mia Leonin on Unraveling the Bed

4:30 p.m. A Reading:  Ricardo Pau Llosa on Parable Hunter

Room 7114
11:00a.m. Lynn Kiele Bonasia on Some Assembly Required
Anjanette Delgado on The Heartbreak Pill: A Novel
David Desmond on The Misadventures of Oliver Booth: Life in the Lap of Luxury
Irete Lazo on The Accidental Santera: A Novel

12:30 p.m.: Everyday Toxicities
A panel discussion with Will Allen on The War on Bugs
Gene Bauer on Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food
Mark Schapiro on The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What’s at Stake for American Power
and Moderator Michael Grunwald, Senior Correspondent, TIME Magazine and author of The Swamp

2:00 p.m.
Graham Hill and Meghan O’Neill on Set, Green: Eight Weeks to Modern Eco-Living and Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus on Breakthrough, From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility

3:30 p.m.
Dr. Jerry B. Brown on Freedom from Mid-East Oil and Ronnie Green on Night Fire: Big Oil, Poison Air, and Margie Richard’s Fight to Save Her Town

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