Miami Book Fair 2015 Schedule

Friday - Sunday, November 20-22, 2015

Friday | Saturday | Sunday

Friday 1-4pm ET/10-1pm PT

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Steve Sheinkin, National Book Award Finalist

Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War


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Neal Shusterman, National Book Award Winner

Challenger Deep with son Brendan Shusterman


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Ali Benjamin, National Book Award Finalist

The Thing About Jellyfish

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Ilyasah Shabazz, National Book Award Longlist

X: A Novel


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Becky Albertalli, National Book Award Longlist

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens





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Gitty Daneshvari

The League of Unexceptional Children



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Dav Pilkey with guest host Gitty Daneshvari


Caption Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot; one Today



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Maris Wicks with guest host Gitty Daneshvari


Human Body Theater



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Congressman John Lewis & Andrew Aydin with guest host Gitty Daneshvari


March: Book One; March: Book Two



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Kate Schatz with guest host Gitty Daneshvari


Rad American Women A-Z





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Ridley Pearson

Kingdom Keepers: The Return (Book One Disney Lands)

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Adam Mansbach and Alan Zweibel with guest host Ridley Pearson

Benjamin Franklin: Huge Pain in My...

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Melissa de la Cruz with guest host Ridley Pearson

The Isle of The Lost


Saturday, Nov 21, 12-5pm ET/ 9-2pm PT

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Mitch Albom

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel



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Ann Beattie

The State We're In: Maine Stories

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David Rieff

The Reproach of Hunger: Food, Justice and Money in the Twenty-First Century



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Paula McLain

Circling the Sun: A Novel 


Sara Gruen

At the Water's Edge: A Novel



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Homer Hickam

Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of A Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator



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Stacy Schiff

The Witches: Salem, 1692



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Suki Kim with guest host Stacy Schiff

Without You, There is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite



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Mary Karr with guest host Stacy Schiff

The Art of Memoir



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Angela Flournoy, National Book Award Finalist

The Turner House





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Will Haygood

Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America



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Ben Mezrich

Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs - A True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal, and Murder



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Martha Hodes, National Book Award Longlist

Mourning Lincoln



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Joby Warrick

Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS



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Eric Bogosian

Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the American Genocide

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Paul Holdengräber, Director

LIVE from the NYPL





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Elizabeth Alexander

The Light of the World: A Memoir



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Sandra Cisneros

A House of My Own: Stories from My Life



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Congressman John Lewis & Andrew Aydin

March: Book One; March: Book Two



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Bill KartalopoulousGabrielle BellJulia GfrörerAnders Nilsen

Best American Comics 2015






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Ross Gay, National Book Award Finalist

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude



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Robin Coste Lewis, National Book Award Winner

Voyage of the Sable Venus



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Ada Limón, National Book Award Finalist

Bright Dead Things



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Patrick Phillips, National Book Award Finalist

Elegy for a Broken Machine



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National Book Award Winner Poetry - TBD



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Ted Koppel

Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath



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Bryan Doerries with actors Paul Giamatti & David Strathairn

The Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today






Sunday, Nov 22, 12-5pm ET/ 9-2pm PT

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Cynthia Barnett, National Book Award Longlist

Rain: A Natural and Cultural History




Sy Montgomery, National Book Award Finalist

Soul of an Octopus



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Gail Sheehy

Daring: My Passages - A Memoir



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Harold Kushner

Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life



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Edwidge Danticat






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Jonathan Evison

This is Your Life, Harriet Chance!



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Adam Johnson, National Book Award Winner

with guest host Jonathan Evison

Fortune Smiles



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T. Geronimo Johnson, National Book Award Longlist

with guest host Jonathan Evison

Welcome to Braggsville



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Sloane Crosley with guest host Jonathan Evison

The Clasp



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John Seabrook with guest host Jonathan Evison

The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory





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Lauren Groff, National Book Award Finalist (TENTATIVE)

Fates and Furies



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Chip Kidd

Only What's Necessary: Charle M. Schultz and the Art of Peanuts



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P.J. O'Rourke with Morgan Entrekin

Thrown Under the Omnibus



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Diane Roberts

Tribal: College Football and the Secret Heart of America






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Garth Risk Hallberg

City on Fire



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Kunal Nayyer

Yes, My Accent is Real: And Some Other Things I Haven't Told You 




Jesse Eisenberg

Bream Gives Me Hiccups



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James Kaplan

Sinatra: The Chairman



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Scott McCloud

The Sculptor 




Cory Doctorow

In Real Life



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Paul Levitz

Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel






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Karen Bender, National Book Award Finalist

Refund: Stories



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Carla Power, National Book Award Finalist

If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran



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Margo Jefferson




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John Leguizamo

Ghetto Klown



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Rosie Perez

Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling (with Great Hair)



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