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Feria del Libro 2011

September 2, 2011 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm


The Girón Books annual Book Fair, a family event since 1986, will celebrate its 25th Anniversary on September 1 to 5, from 9 am to 9 pm, in Sam’s Club Cicero´s parking lot (2601 S. Cicero Ave.). Parking and entrance are free. The kick off will happen at 1 pm on Thursday, September 1st. The Book Fair will feature both local and the following Mexican authors:
 ING. CUAUHTÉMOC CÁRDENAS SOLÓRZANO, Son of President Lázaro Cárdenas, a candidate for the Mexican presidency in three occasions, former governor of the state of Michoacán, who served as a mayor of Mexico City, will present his book of memories Sobre mis pasos (trans. Over my path; Aguilar-Santillana), on Friday,September 2ndat noon.

 ANABEL HERNÁNDEZ, will present her best selling report, Los señores del narco (tr. The Lords of Narco; GrijalboRandomhouse) on Friday, September 2nd at 4 pm.

 CARLOS CUAUHTÉMOC SÁNCHEZ, renowned author of best sellers such as Juventud en éxtasis, will be presenting El virus (tr. The Virus; Ed. Diamante) on Sat. Sept 3rd at noon.

 CONSUELO DUVAL, an actress celebrity as seen on Mexican TV, will present Frases de Consuelo (tr. Consuelo’s Phrases; Planeta), on Sunday September 4th, at noon.

 JUAN CARLOS REYNA, musician and investigative reporter, will present Confesión de un sicario (tr. A Hired Assassin’s Confession; Grijalbo-Randomhouse) , on Monday September 5th (Labor Day), at 3 pm. Besides the extensive Girón Books’ Catalog, The Book Fair 2011 will showcase books of the Fondo de Cultura Económica, local editors and authors, and several Mexican university-publishing houses, as well as other educational and cultural initiatives, along with commercial enterprises that participate in support of the Spanish reading and literacy in the United States.


September 2, 2011
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sam’s Club Cicero
2601 S. Cicero
Cicero , IL United States

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