February 14, 2019

36 hours in Miami EXILE in the New York Times

From South Beach to Little Haiti and beyond, the metropolitan Miami area has plenty to offer everyone from beachgoers and music lovers to gallery hoppers and foodies.

7) 5 p.m. Two bookstores
Little Haiti is also home to two specialty bookstores, each as much a cultural locus as a retail outlet. Exile Books focuses on artist’s books — books conceived as artworks to be looked at and held as much as read, from photo-copied fanzines to hand-bound hardcover editions. Libreri Mapou serves the Haitian diaspora, which means not only otherwise hard-to-find Creole-language books and newspapers (as well as their English translations), but also artworks and CDs imported from Port-au-Prince.

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