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2010-11-01 10:32
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 November 14-21. The former president will present his memoir Decision Points, on November 14 at 4 pm.

Book fair organisers told The Associated Press that tickets to Bush's presentation are $40. That includes a presigned copy of the book, which comes out November 9. Crown Publishers has said it will have a print run of 1.5 million copies.

This year's fair celebrates Mexico as its featured country with cultural programming, including food, theatre, music and dance. Other notable authors include Jonathan Franzen, Salman Rushdie, Michael Cunningham and Gay Talese.

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