| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in November across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:17 AM
The massively popular Dan Brown, author of thrilling word puzzles such as “The Da Vinci Code,” “The Lost Symbol” and “Inferno,” is the people-pleasing headliner kicking off the 30th annual Miami Book Fair...
| Oct 23, 2008
| 11:39 AM
MIAMI -- How can a fair possibly be fun without a Ferris wheel, cotton candy and unending game booths with stuffed animal prizes for lucky winners? Easily, if it's the Miami Book Fair International, where families will discover a world of culture and fun,...
| Oct 30, 2011
'Double Dexter' By Jeff Lindsay. Doubleday, 320 pages, $25.95
Films and TV series based on novels exist in parallel universes. What happens on the page often is vastly different from the action on the screen. That's certainly been the case with Jeff...
| Nov 17, 2011
A Chicago publisher was recognized during the National Book Awards ceremony as Nikky Finney won the award for poetry for her collection "Head Off & Split," which was published by Northwestern University's Triquarterly imprint. Jesmyn Ward's "Salvage the...
| Jan 1, 2012
It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-...
| Sep 16, 2012
Junot Diaz is no stranger to South Florida, having appeared at the Miami Book Fair International and the Key West Literary Seminar on numerous occasions. But his familiarity with Fort Lauderdale, a place he praises with only a touch of good-natured...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 2:49 PM
It’s easy to view “Astray,” the new story collection by Irish writer Emma Donoghue, as a retreat from her previous book, 2010’s “Room,” which has sold more than a million copies, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize...
| Nov 16, 2012
It's not even the weekend, and the Miami Book Fair International has so far delivered a who's who of celebrated authors in Tom Wolfe, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros and others. Literary giants though they are, consider them a palate cleanser to what really...