The Miami Book Fair continues its Chinese water torture-style of author announcements with ten more names released via theirTwitter feed
. As we reported last week, thefirst authors released
included Colson Whitehead andGhost Worl
d's Daniel Clowes.
The next batch of names include Booker Prize winners, TV personalities, and utopian feminist novelists. Click on for the specifics. We're keeping an eye out for any mention of Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin or the dudes behind Unite and Take Over: Comic Stories Inspired by the Smiths.
Ten authors scheduled to appear at the Miami International Book Fair in November:
Journalist/Former PBS TV news anchor: Jim Lehrer with Tension City
Booker Prize-winning novelist: Michael Ondaatje with The Cat's Table
Native American author Leslie Marmon Silko with Turquoise Ledge: A Memoir
One of the New Yorker's "20 Under 40" and Orange Prize-winning novelist Tea' Obreht with The Tiger's Wife
Spanish novelist Javier Sierra with El Ángel Perdido, his latest supernatural thriller.
TV personality Jaime Bayly with his newest novel, El Regreso de Alma Rossi
Senator Bob Graham with Keys to the Kingdom
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Gioconda Belli with the utopian feminist novel, El Pais de las Mujeres, winner of the Latin American prize, La Otra Orilla.
Singer, actor, and social activist, Harry Belafonte with My Song: A Memoir
Esmeralda Santiago with her latest novel set in Puerto Rico, Conquistadora