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Miami Book Fair unveils Wynwood mural Saturday

Contreras
Contreras FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

Get a close-up look at this year’s Miami Book Fair mural when the fair hosts its unveiling party from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday in Wynwood.

The mural, entitled Three Muses and painted by Miami artist Diana “Didi” Contreras, is at the corner of 25th Street and Northwest Second Avenue. It will be photographed by the Miami Herald’s Carl Juste to become this year’s book fair poster.

There will be free bites to eat and jugofresh cold-pressed juices as well. Don’t forget to take a selfie and post it with the hashtag #MiamiReads.

Also on Saturday: a pre-fair event at 2 p.m. with Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1: The Sword of Summer, at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave. Book purchase required for entry; see www.booksandbooks.com for full details.

Miami Book Fair International runs from Nov. 15-22 at Miami Dade College; visit www.miamibookfair.com for a full schedule.

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