Miami Book Fair Epilogue: Jonathan Safron Foer
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Four years after his "September 11th" novel, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Safron Foer has penned his first nonfiction work, an intelligent investigation into the historical arguments for eating meat. Or rather, the myths behind those historical arguments--Foer is a converted vegetarian.
He reads from Eating Animals (Little, Brown and Co., $25.99) at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Temple Beth Shalom, 4144 Chase Ave., Miami Beach. A free, general admission ticket is required, unless you're a serious Safronian, in which case you can pay $40 for priority seating, a signed copy of the book and a ticket to the private reception afterward with JSF himself. Tickets are available at all Books and Books locations.