Miami, March 17, 2023 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami Book Fair, in collaboration with Books & Books, welcomes New York Times bestselling author John Green for an in-person discussion about his latest release, “The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet.” The book is a remarkable symphony of essays that reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale—from the Notes app and sunsets to Canada geese and Penguins of Madagascar.
Green’s gift for storytelling shines throughout this masterful collection. Join us live on stage for a celebration of falling in love with the world. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, at MDC Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.
Green has been named by Time magazine as one of the most influential people in the world and has received critical acclaim for his previous books, including “The Fault in Our Stars,” which was developed into a major motion picture, and “Turtles All the Way Down.” “The Anthropocene Reviewed” is a deeply moving and insightful collection of personal essays adapted from his popular podcast. The book explores the current geologic age in which humans have profoundly reshaped the planet and its biodiversity.
Tickets are $18 for general admission and includes one pre-signed copy of the book. Purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/in-person-an-evening-with-john-green-tickets-554398730527.
WHAT: A Discussion with Author John Green
WHEN: Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m.
WHERE: MDC Wolfson Campus, Chapman Center (Building 3, 2nd floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132
About Miami Book Fair
Founded in 1984 by Miami Dade College and partners, Miami Book Fair engages the community through inclusive, accessible programs that promote reading and support writers year-round. The annual eight-day festival has grown into the largest and most comprehensive community-rooted literary gathering in the United States generating discourse on contemporary literature and current issues of international importance. Throughout the rest of the year, Miami Book Fair responds hosts an ongoing schedule of activities, including The Little Haiti Book Festival; creative writing and publishing workshops; author presentations; reading campaigns; and Books for Free, a partnership with The Children’s Trust that distributes more than 150,000 free books a year to children in Miami-Dade County. Miami Book Fair programming is made possible through generous support from the State of Florida and the National Endowment for the Arts; City of Miami; Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council; Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; Miami-Dade County Public Schools; Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau; Miami Downtown Development Authority; and Friends of the Fair; as well as many corporate partners. Miami Book Fair: Building community, one reader at a time. Follow the Miami Book Fair on social media @miamibookfair #miamireads.
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