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Contretemps in Cuba, or The Saga of the Books

Wednesday, February 11, 2015. When a plane touches down at José Martí National Airport (or to anywhere else from the island), the inevitable but always spontaneous applause and glad shouts make me wonder about their motivation. Are travelers truly that … Continue reading

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The Frustrations and Joys of Cuba

Tuesday, 17 February 2015–Havana This morning I woke up late, almost 9 am, having shut off my alarm as soon as it sounded, because last night just after midnight a dog in the yard behind our house began to bark. Loudly and stridently. Over … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Feminist Mirta Yáñez honored at Feria del Libro 2013

If there is anything that I love, it is a strong feminist, holding firmly her belief in all women’s potential to contribute to the world. Women’s rights have made great strides, thanks to women and men struggling throughout the world … Continue reading

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Miami International Book Fair

As usual, this year’s International Book Fair in Miami, Florida will have plenty of participation by Cuban writers–many of them women. Keep an eye out for the schedule of events, which has not yet been posted, but will include panels … Continue reading

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Feria del Libro en Miami

La fiesta de la palabra escrita Entrevista con Alina Interián, directora de la Feria Internacional del Libro de Miami Mercedes Eleine González, Miami | 03/10/2011 La Feria Internacional del Libro de Miami se celebrará del 13 al 20 de noviembre de 2011 en los … Continue reading

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