Tom Wolfe opens Miami's annual book fair

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MIAMI (AP) -- Book lovers and writers are meeting in South Florida for the annual Miami Book Fair International.

The fair opened Sunday with a presentation by Tom Wolfe, whose latest novel, "Back to Blood," is set in Miami. Cuban-American fashion designer Isabel Toledo also was scheduled to discuss her memoir Sunday night.

The fair runs through Nov. 18 at Miami Dade College. Other notable writers scheduled to speak at the fair in downtown Miami include National Book Awards finalists Junot Diaz and Robert Caro, The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik, the "Goosebumps" series author R. L. Stine, social critic Camille Paglia and Anne Lamott.