Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

November 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Miami Book Fair Online Presents… “An Evening With Nicole Krauss & Lauren Groff”


November 16, 2020
8:00 pm



Nicole Krauss on To Be a Man: Stories,

in conversation with Lauren Groff, author of Florida

Monday, November 16, 8pm EST | LIVE on Miamibookfaironline.com



Comprising 10 short stories, Nicole Krauss’ To Be A Man explores what it means to be a man and to be a woman in a relationship and beyond, a collection of tales deemed “spectacular” by Publishers Weekly. Her partner in conversation is Lauren Groff, author of Florida, a collection of short stories rich with memorable characters whose gravitational centers are informed by the landscape, climate, history, and mindset of the Sunshine State.

About the Author:

Nicole Krauss is the National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestselling author of The History of LoveForest DarkGreat House, and Man Walks Into a Room. Her work has appeared in the New YorkerHarper’sEsquire, and The Best American Short Stories. She is currently the inaugural writer-in-residence at Columbia University’s Mind, Brain, and Behavior Institute.

In To Be a Man (Harper), a collection of short fiction, Krauss explores what it is to be a man and what it is to be a woman in a relationship and beyond. Set in our contemporary moment, and moving throughout the world from New York City to Tel Aviv, and from Switzerland to Japan and South America, To Be a Man illuminates with an unwavering light the forces driving human existence: sex, power, violence, passion, self-discovery, growing older. Publishers Weekly praised the book, describing it as a “triumphant first collection from Nicole Krauss [that] crisscrosses the globe in 10 ambitious stories written over two decades that wrestle with sexuality, desire, and human connection. … This is a spectacular book.”


Ticket Guidelines

The purchase of this ticket admits (1) One Person into the virtual event and includes (1) One Copy of To Be A Man: Stories (Harper, $26.99). Please note that a fee of $5 is included for U.S. domestic shipping of the book. When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address and phone number. The book will be shipped to you following the event.

Kindly note: Due to the pandemic the USPS is being challenged by increased volume, staffing issues, and safety measures. We cannot guarantee the exact date of delivery but will do our best to make it as swift as possible.

International Customers: If you live outside of the U.S., you should pick this International Viewer option. International viewers MUST purchase a ticket in order to view this event. However, this option DOES NOT guarantee you will receive a copy of the book, unless you are willing to PAY EXTRA FOR SHIPPING. Shipping charges will vary from country to country and due to the pandemic, delivery timelines will also vary. If you are an international customer and would like to pay extra for the shipping of your book, please reach out [email protected] to provide your international shipping address and we will let you know the cost of shipping. You can then confirm if you would like to go ahead with your order. Please be advised that we cannot guarantee when you will receive the book, and we thank you for your understanding. We hope you enjoy the event!

Once tickets are purchased, you will receive a Confirmation email from Eventbrite with a unique password.

Please keep in mind that you’re not done yet.

This event will take place on the Miami Book Fair Online digital platform, so you must register on MiamiBookFairOnline.com by entering your email address.

You will then receive a reminder from Eventbrite two days before the event, 2 hours before the event, and 20 minutes before we go live. Your email reminders will include a unique password that will admit you to Nicole Krauss’s and Lauren Groff’s program. Most other Book Fair events are free and do not require tickets or purchase.Don’t wait until the last minute to register on MiamiBookFairOnline.com!

Your event, An Evening with Nicole Krauss and Lauren Groff, is password protected, and you will need to sign in to MiamiBookFairOnline.com and create a FREE account to then join Nicole Krauss’s and Lauren Groff’s stream.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at [email protected] or 305-237-3258. Thank you for joining us!