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Cancelled! Books & Libros: The Great Novel of Miami

March 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Books & Libros: The Great Novel of Miami with Pedro Medina.

The reality of Miami told through fiction and the debate over the “great novel of Miami,” focused on works in English and Spanish: 8th Street by Douglas Fairbairn, Miami Blues by Charles Willeford, Continental Drift by Russell Banks; Miami [UN] Plugged and Viaje One Way: Snow in Miami by Juan Carlos Castillón, and Extremo Occidente by Juan Carlos Castillón.

Pedro Medina León studied Literature at Florida International University and is an award-winning writer, speaker, and editor. He is the author of the acclaimed novel Varsovia (Florida Book Award 2017), Mañana no te veré en Miami, and Marginal and Tour: una vuelta por la cultura popular de Miami, and coeditor of the anthologies Viaje One Way and Miami (Un)plugged.

This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program in partnership with the Friends of the Monroe County Library in Key West.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

March 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm -
March 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Pedro Medina, Author
Event Fee:

Event Contact:

Michael Nelson
(305) 292-3595

Event Venue:

Key West Public Library Auditorium
700 Fleming St
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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