Chuck Palahniuk, Nicole Krauss, and 22 Other Authors Confirmed for Miami Book Fair 2011
After a few meager tweets about some of the authors confirmed for the Miami Book Fair 2011, a recent email has just released two dozen more awesome names. Check after the jump for the 24 new authors confirmed for the literary fest, slated for November 13 to 20. Better get on your local library's waiting list for titles like Nicole Krauss's Great House, Chuck Palahniuk's Damned and Jeffrey Eugenides's The Marriage Plot now.
We also learned that the theme this year will be China. There'll be a pavilion featuring Chinese art and music, a conference on Chinese culture, and readings by Chinese and Chinese American writers during the Congress of Authors. This was an oblivious choice considering Miami's booming Asian community. No, but really, Chinese culture is all the more exotic for being underrepresented in this town, right?
Here new additions to the roster of popular authors slated for Miami this Fall:
Just the Funny Mainstage Show
TicketsSat., Oct. 22, 9:00pm
TicketsSat., Oct. 22, 10:00pm
Just the Funny - After Hours
TicketsSat., Oct. 22, 11:00pm
Fau University Symphony Orchestra - Daniel Pearl World Music Days
TicketsThu., Oct. 27, 7:00pm
Improv Acting 1 - Improv Scenework
TicketsThu., Oct. 27, 7:30pm
Bobbie Ann Mason
Joyce Carol Oates
Robert Olen Butler
Dr. Paul Farmer
And the Authors previously confirmed:
Leslie Marmon Silko
Senator Bob Graham
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