Tag Archives: Aida Bahr

Help us bring Cuban women’s voices to the United States!!

Cubanabooks: Helping Women, Building Bridges Help us bring Cuban women’s voices to the United States!! DONATE NOW! When Barack Obama and Raul Castro made simultaneous pledges this January, to renew political ties between the United States and Cuba, the hopes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ophelias by Aida Bahr

Minerva Rising‘s Linsdey Grudnicki has this to say about Aida Bahr’s Ophelias/Ofelias: Madness comes in many forms. Ophelias, Aida Bahr’s latest story collection, tactfully touches upon many of them, exploring the mysterious forces that can bring even the strongest human … Continue reading

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“Sail Away”, by Aida Bahr

Sail Away “Sail away” is a short, compelling but realistic story about a young fourteen year-old girl, Diana, who is blinded by the desire to be loved and recognized as a woman. The story begins with Diana talking to a … Continue reading

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La complejidad de la realidad

La complejidad de la realidad jamás se puede ver por completo. A veces las personas aparentemente más equilibradas no están así. Tras los cuentos en Ofelias por Aida Bahr, ganadora del Premio Alejo Carpentier en la categoría de cuento, se … Continue reading

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Ophelias

Esmeralda Diaz Ophelias If you are looking for a book that catches your attention from the start–don’t look any further, the book Ophelias by Aida Bahr is an outstanding collection of short stories that grabs the reader’s attention story by … Continue reading

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Aida Bahr y lecciones de la vida (Spoiler alert)

Después de leer los ocho cuentos dentro de Ophelias, debo decir que Aida Bahr es una excelente escritora. Siento que uno puede aprender algo diferente de cada cuento, ya que cada uno de ellos nos ofrece un mensaje diferente. Hay … Continue reading

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Desigualdades, desventajas y opresión

Las desigualdades, desventajas y opresión que sufren las mujeres y otras poblaciones no dominantes solamente se puede comprender verdaderamente por la gente misma que lo sufre. De rara ocasión se emerge una obra literaria o de cine que cuenta de … Continue reading

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“Puertas” (spoiler alert)

La historia “Puertas” de Aida Bahr, de su colección Ofelias, se adentra en la vida y el mar de emociones de una viuda, Alicia, y la prematura muerte de su esposo, lo que le da a conocer el hecho de … Continue reading

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Cubanabooks captures the attention of OnCuba

  Ana Lydia García, who was present at the International Book Fair in Havana, and who interviewed Cubanabooks co-founder and executive editor Sara E. Cooper, has published her synthesis and analysis of the project in the online journal OnCuba. See what she … Continue reading

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