Miami Book Fair Bombards Downtown With Books

The Miami Book Fair took over the streets of downtown Miami for its 35th installation from Nov.11 through Nov. 18.  

This year, the Book Fair featured works of hundreds of nationally and internationally recognized authors.

Among the star-studded lineup at this year’s Book Fair: author Laura Esquivel, award-winning writer and editor Tina Brown, Peruvian author and journalist Jaime Bayly, former Chief official White House photographer Peter J. Souza and journalist April Ryan.

Book Fair staples were also present, such as the Street Fair, Light’s On At The Porch, Evenings With events and Children’s Alley.  

— Katherine Wallace-Fernandez

An acrobat performing.
Contortionist: An acrobat impresses the crowd at the Street Fair on Nov. 16 during the Miami Book Fair.
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A juggler performing.
In Motion: A juggler displays his abilities in front of a crowd on Nov. 16 at the Miami Book Fair.
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Book hunters, young and old.
Book Hunting: A man decked out in Miami Dade College gear visits a booth dedicated to miniature books.
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Jaime Bayly speaking on stage.
El Niño Terrible: Peruvian writer, journalist and TV personality Jaime Bayly speaks about his play Pecho Frío on the first day of the Miami Book Fair on Nov. 11.
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Author Laura Esquivel signing a book.
Sign Here: Mexican author Laura Esquivel meets with fans after speaking at Miami Book Fair on Nov. 11 to promote her books El Diario de Tita and Mi Negro Pasado.
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People playing dominoes.
Domino Fever: Book fair attendees play dominoes at The Porch on Nov. 11, the first night of the Miami Book Fair.
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Street performer dressed as a butterfly.
Spread Your Wings: A street performer dressed as a butterfly poses for children at the Miami Book Fair on Nov. 16.
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Street performer dressed up.
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