The Memory of Silence makes first page news!

Uva de Aragón’s novel The Memory of Silence/Memoria del silencio, with translation by Jeffrey C. Barnett, made the front page of El Nuevo Herald on 4/14/2015--click here to read a very moving portion of the first chapter of “the first novel of both sides of the Cuban revolution.”

http://www.elnuevoherald.com/noticias/septimo-dia/article14398694.html#/tabPane=tabs-b0710947-1-1

 The bilingual edition of the novel, published by Cubanabooks, will be presented by the author and translator Friday, March 20, at 8pm at Books and Books, 265 Aragón Ave., 

Photo of author Uva de Aragón and translator Jeffrey C. Barnett

Author Uva de Aragón and Jeffrey C. Barnett at the International Book Fair in Havana, February 2015

About cubanabooks

Cubanabooks is a small independent press devoted to bringing first-class literature from Cuban women to a United States audience as well as to a global English and Spanish-speaking public. Publishing select literary gems in English or in bilingual English/Spanish volumes, Cubanabooks aims to correct the current U.S. unavailability of excellent literature from Cubans living in Cuba. At this time we prioritize the dissemination of works by living female writers who reside on the island. The founder and senior editor is Dr. Sara E. Cooper (Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin 1999), Professor of Spanish at California State University, Chico.
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