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Presented at the International Book Fair in Havana–Damas de Social, which chronicles and comments on the contributions by 28 women intellectuals to the cultural magazine Social in the 1910s and 1920s. This collaboration by 40 contemporary Cuban women intellectuals is coordinated and edited by Nancy Alonso and Mirta Yáñez. Continue reading

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On the way to the Fair…

Here I sit in the Miami International Airport, at 12:30 pm, waiting for the flight that is scheduled to leave at 1pm. No, they haven’t started boarding yet. Tomorrow (ojalá) I’ll be at the International Book Fair in La Habana, … Continue reading

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Don’t Doubt Cuba’s Creativity

Are you one of the millions of US citizens duped into believing that all Cubans in Cuba are either mindless automatons producing state-controlled pablum, or dissidents clamoring to get out of a living hell? If so, don’t blame yourself. We’ve … Continue reading

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Desencuentro review

Desencuentro/Disconnect–lectura recomendada Nancy Alonso es una gran escritora cubana y lo demuestra en su libro Desencuentro (Disconnect). Este libro está compuesto de doce increíbles cuentos que dejan al lector impresionado con las metáforas y descripciones que usa la escritora . … 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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Desconectada

Desencuentro, or ‘Disconnect’ in English, is a beautifully intriguing collection of stories of human disconnectedness and loss. Author Nancy Alonso paints a darker picture with a touch of humor throughout. It is very relevant, especially if you’ve ever experienced disconnect … Continue reading

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El Desencuentro de Nancy Alonso

Desencuentro es un libro muy interesante y entretenido. No puedes dejar de leer de tan emocionante que se pone la trama en todas las pequeñas historias que se encuentran en este libro. Desencuentro tiene una variedad de temas que te … Continue reading

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Cubanabooks at Salon Profesional in Havana

This week at the International Book Fair in Havana, Cubanabooks officially was introduced to the Cuban reading public. The hordes of people in attendance at the fair on Sunday, February 17th, held at the impressive Cabaña Fortress at the mouth … Continue reading

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Cuban Women Writers Speak to a Worldwide Audience 03/10 by Melissa A Rosati | Blog Talk Radio

Hear ye, Hear ye… Cubanabooks founder Dr. Sara E. Cooper will be interviewed this Saturday, March 10, 2012 as part of a series for Women’s History Month. Writer Nancy Alonso also will participate by phone from Havana, Cuba. Radio blogster … Continue reading

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Take your book club to Cuba!

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