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Thank You, Miami Book Fair

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 12.04.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Words can barely describe the magnitude and production of the Miami Book Fair. But, then again, the Miami Book Fair International starts with just that: words.

Meatless Monday: Hey, Thanks (I'm Talking to YOU)

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.24.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Still, conjuring what you're grateful for is always worth doing, not just for the sake of going out into the day with a stupid-ass grin on your face, but because giving thanks is good for us.

How Do You Forgive the Kid Who Murdered Your Son?

Suzan McDowell | Posted 09.02.2013 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

I cannot even imagine how to process the phone call informing you your child is dead. How does the brain take that kind of attack? According to Maria and George Gough, the only way they could live with themselves was to forgive their son's killer in the middle of the trial.

HUGE Crowd Flocks To See '50 Shades Of Grey' Author

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 06.29.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Young school teachers, middle-aged nurses and even the elderly flocked to a Miami book store Sunday for a chance to meet the author of the be...

Patti Smith Muses On Childhood And Art In Miami

Posted 03.06.2012 | Miami

Miami is no doubt still a bit high on love for Patti Smith. The rock-n-roll poetess appeared at the 2010 Miami International Book Fair just days after...

Common Sense On Obamacare -- From Miami

Alan Fein | Posted 01.29.2012 | Miami
Alan Fein

Most people would be surprised to know that at our federal courthouse, a transplanted Miamian recently wrote an opinion that should provide the intellectual template for a Supreme Court affirmation of Affordable Health Care Act.

How One Bookseller Is Growing When Everyone Else Is Closing

miamiherald.com | By ELAINE WALKER | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books

You won't find Kaplan wringing his hands over the impact of online book sales or the growth of digital books on the traditional bookselling industry. ...

Huffington Post Readers' Picks

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

After thinking about the too many bookstores that closed this decade, we wanted to celebrate the excellent bookstores that still remain. So, we asked ...