Miami Book Fair 2020 Authors - M

Stream your favorite authors at home, beginning November 15th.


 

Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer Cover Image
$26.40
ISBN: 9780674416956
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Published: Harvard University Press - September 1st, 2014

Representing the Race tells the story of an enduring paradox of American race relations through the prism of a collective biography of African American lawyers who worked in the era of segregation. Practicing the law and seeking justice for diverse clients, they confronted a tension between their racial identity as black men and women and their professional identity as lawyers.


A Girl is A Body of Water Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781951142049
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Tin House Books - September 1st, 2020

A Best Book of the Year pick at TIME, The Washington Post, and O, the Oprah Magazine

 "Makumbi’s prose is irresistible and poignant, with remarkable wit, heart and charm—poetic and nuanced, brilliant and sly, openhearted and cunning, balancing discordant truths in wise ruminations." —The New York Times Book Review


The Life Assignment Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945588549
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Published: Four Way Books - September 8th, 2020

Finna: Poems Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593132456
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Published: One World - August 11th, 2020

Sharp, lyrical poems celebrating the Black vernacular—its influence on pop culture, its necessity for familial survival, its rite in storytelling and in creating the safety found only within its intimacy

“Terrific . . . illuminates life in this country in a strikingly original way.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post


Leading Every Moment

Each of us has the potential for a leadership moment. Reading this book will help you find yours." --Dr. Marty Linsky, faculty at Harvard Kennedy School & author of The Practice of Adaptive Leadership

#1 New Release in Business & Money Skills and Office Management


Tristan Strong Destroys the World (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368042383
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 6th, 2020

Bestselling author Rick Riordan presents the second book in the New York Times best-selling and award-winning Tristan Strong trilogy by Kwame Mbalia.


Paola Santiago and the River of Tears Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368049177
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 4th, 2020

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents author Tehlor Kay Mejia and her thrilling fantasy adventure based on the Mexican legend of La Llorona (the Crying Woman).


Addis Ababa Noir (Akashic Noir) Cover Image
By Maaza Mengiste (Editor), Sulaiman Addonia (Contribution by), Mikael Awake (Contribution by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781617758201
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Published: Akashic Books - August 4th, 2020

Addis Ababa is a sprawling melting pot of cultures where rich and poor live side by side in relative harmony--until they don't.


Too Many Times: How to End Gun Violence in a Divided America Cover Image
By MELVILLE HOUSE (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612198798
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Published: Melville House - October 13th, 2020

Guns in America have a history. The violence they cause came about from a series of decisions. To reverse them there is a series of solutions. This is your guide to them.


The Care of Strangers Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612198682
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Published: Melville House - November 10th, 2020

Winner of the 2019 Miami Book Fair/de Groot Prize, The Care of Strangers is a moving story about friendship set in a gritty Brooklyn hospital, where a young woman learns to take charge of her life by taking care of others.


Memory's Blue Sedan Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780940821156
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Published: Hysterical Books - March 30th, 2020

Guantanamo Voices: An Anthology: True Accounts from the World's Most Infamous Prison Cover Image
By Sarah Mirk, Various (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419746901
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 8th, 2020

A Place for Us: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524763565
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Published: SJP for Hogarth - March 5th, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD “5 UNDER 35” NOMINEE • NEW YORK’S “ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK” PICK
 


The Falls Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781941561232
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Published: New American Press - October 1st, 2020

"The poems in The Falls dive down and emerge with the treasures of a deep interior life. A connection with the idiosyncratic and fiercely passionate poet Charlotte Mew offers a key to Mohn-Slate's appreciation for the wildness that can lurk beneath social oppression, and the necessary freedom of expressive art."
-- APRIL BERNARD, author of Brawl & Jag


Bill Nye's Great Big World of Science Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419746765
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 27th, 2020

The Last Resort: Jewish South Beach, 1977-1986 Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780813066523
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Published: University Press of Florida - April 21st, 2020

Before the high rises, the nightlife, and the fashion scene, Miami's South Beach was a retirement haven for American Jews. In The Last Resort, photographer Gary Monroe presents a collection of images that preserve his observations of this vanished time.


Alfred Hair: Heart of the Highwaymen Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780813066707
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Published: University Press of Florida - October 13th, 2020

Polar Vortex Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781617758621
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Published: Akashic Books - September 15th, 2020

A novel reminiscent of the works of Herman Koch and Rachel Cusk, in which a lesbian couple attempts to escape the secrets of their pasts.

Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize


Grabbed: Poets & Writers on Sexual Assault, Empowerment & Healing (Afterword by Anita Hill) Cover Image
By Richard Blanco (Editor), Caridad Moro (Editor), Nikki Moustaki (Editor), Elisa Albo (Editor), Joyce Maynard (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807071847
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Published: Beacon Press - October 6th, 2020

A gender-inclusive anthology of poetry and prose that addresses the physical and psychological act of being “grabbed,” or in any way assaulted.


All the Way to the Tigers: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546096
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Published: Nan A. Talese - June 9th, 2020

From the author of Nothing to Declare, a new travel narrative examining healing, redemption, and what it means to be a solo woman on the road.

"Mary Morris has long been a master memoirist...and has even more to teach us about the lengths to which we must go to reach our deepest selves. I loved this book."


A Song Below Water: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250315328
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Published: Tor Teen - June 2nd, 2020

Bethany C. Morrow's A Song Below Water is the story for today’s readers — a captivating modern fantasy about black sirens, friendship, and self-discovery set against the challenges of today's racism and sexism.

In a society determined to keep her under lock and key, Tavia must hide her siren powers.


The Awkward Black Man Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802149565
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Published: Grove Press - September 15th, 2020

Bestselling author Walter Mosley has proven himself a master of narrative tension, both with his extraordinary fiction and gripping writing for television. The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accomplished short stories to showcase the full range of his remarkable talent.


Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry (Stahlecker Selections) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945588471
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Published: Four Way Books - March 2nd, 2020

John Murillo’s second book is a reflective look at the legacy of institutional, accepted violence against Blacks and Latinos and the personal and societal wreckage wrought by long histories of subjugation.