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Miami Book Fair features 600 authors from Beat poet Gary Snyder to Ted Koppel & Richard Price


MIAMI — Calling all bookworms. The Miami Book Fair kicked of an eight-day event Sunday that will host more than 600 authors.

The widely attended literary behemoth will include an appearance by punk poet , Beat poet , author Ann Beattie and crime writer extraordinaire . The Miami Herald ( ) reports actors and will do a reading of Sophocles. will discuss George H.W. Bush and news veteran will talk about the likelihood of a cyber-attack on the nation's power grid and his belief that the U.S. is shockingly unprepared.

The event, now in its 32nd year, runs through Nov. 22 at Miami Dade College in downtown Miami and includes panels and discussions on every subject imaginable.

Information from: The Miami Herald,

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