Snapshots of the Swamp: Miami Book Fair's Pop-Up Lounge Welcomes Buika (Photos)

The voice of Buika is a melodious blend of Africa, Spain, and the Mediterranean, with an amazing quaver more powerful than the Plava Laguna from the excellent action flick The Fifth Element.

Hailing from the island of Majorca, near Ibiza, she now calls Miami Beach home. And she has a new book of poetry out called "A Los Que Amaron a Mujeres Difíciles y Acabaron Por Soltarse" (To Those Who Love Difficult Women and End Up Letting Go)."

Last night she read and performed from the book at The Swamp, a pop up performing arts venue at the Miami Book Fair International.

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