George W. Bush to kick off book fair in Miami


MIAMI — Former President George W. Bush will kick off this year’s international book fair in Miami. Bush is scheduled to speak at the 27th annual Miami Book Fair International, which runs from Nov. 14-21. The former president will present his memoir “Decision Points,” on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. Book fair organizers told The Associated Press that tickets to Bush’s presentation are US$40. That includes a pre-signed copy of the book, which comes out Nov. 9. Crown Publishers has said it will have a print run of 1.5 million copies. Other notable authors set to appear include Jonathan Franzen, Salman Rushdie, Michael Cunningham and Gay Talese.