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The largest literary event in the country gets underway Sunday Nov.15, and it is right here in our own backyard.

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The Miami Book Fair International attracts hundreds of thousands of readers and writers .

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The 8-day party builds to the famous street fair and if you’ve never experienced that, you need to put it on your “to-do” list.

The book fair was co-founded 32 years ago by Miami-Dade College and Mitchell Kaplan.

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We focus on everything book fair, and talk to  a hometown author who will be reading her first novel there.