Celebrating the Miami Book Fair: A Conversation with Mitchell Kaplan | InspicioPosted by Raymond Elman. Photo: Raymond Elman. In , MBFI celebrated its thirtieth anniversary and presented over six hundred writers to hundreds of thousands of readers. MDC has grown to become the largest institution for higher education in Florida and the second largest in the United States. I had the opportunity to sit down with Mitch Kaplan at his flagship bookstore in Coral Gables and discuss the odyssey that has produced one of the best bookstores of my experience, and the largest book fair in the United States. However, I went away to college at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where I was an English major—me and about eight or nine thousand others were English majors, and there were only about two hundred business majors.
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