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Written by Miami Today on November 18, 2010
The Miami Book Fair International returns for the 27th year. Among the 300 authors confirmed to attend are tennis player Venus Williams, singer/songwriter Patti Smith, Sebastian Junger and more. Ends Nov. 21. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: www.miamibookfair.com.
Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The Washington Post, discusses his book "Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America. Exploring 140 years of US black history, the book examines how the African American population has split into four disconnected groups — a small, influential elite, middle class majority, recent immigrants and the abandoned impoverished. Part of the Miami Book Fair International’s "Evenings with Authors" series. 6 p.m. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Chapman Conference Center, room 3210 on the second floor of Building 3, Miami. $10. Details: www.miamibookfair.com.
PIANOS AND PARANORMAL
Pianist Byron Janis signs copies of this new book "Chopin and Beyond — My Extraordinary Life in Music and the Paranormal." 10:30 a.m. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., room 3410, Miami. Details: www.miamibookfair.com.