Saturday, March 28, 2009

Latino Book and Family Festival in Chicago

The Latino Book and Family Festival
Mayra Calvani, March 27, 2009

If you happen to be in Chicago this weekend, don't miss your chance to meet an oustanding lineup of Latino literary talent at the 10th Annual Latino Book and Family Festival. Some of the guests will include:

Raul de Molina, Univision TV host of 'El Gordo y la Flaca', and the author of La Dieta del Gordo, in which he shares the secret of how he lost 70 pounds without starving. Molina has earned many awards for his outstanding television career.

Maria Marin, motivational trainer and the author of Mujer Sin Limite. Her national newspaper column, named the same as the book (Women Without Limits) is published weekly in the top 30 markets of the US and Puerto Rico. She's the motivational expert for 'Despierta America'.

Susan Orosco, public speaker and the author of Latino Power. In her book, she teaches Latinos how to overcome the challenges of being a Latino in an all-white world, as well as how to unlock the power we have within ourselves to achieve what we want.

Xavier Serbia, radio personality, financial analyst, and ex-member of the band Menudo. He's the founder of, a financial site to help Latinos.

And many others. The authors will be there to talk with fans and sign their books.

The Latino Book and Family Festival is presented by Edward J. Olmos and Latino Literacy Now, and was created to celebrate Latino literature in both Spanish and English and meant to appeal to a wide range of ages and interests.

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