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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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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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La última novela de Mirta Yáñez es una orden: Sangra por la herida (*)

Sangra por la herida/The Bleeding Wound En la novela de Mirta Yáñez, Sangra por la herida, los personajes van apareciendo, de un modo pudiera decirse casi convencional, sin menoscabar el recurso, en la literatura y en el cine, y casi … Continue reading

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Sangra Por La Herida: Conversaciones al día

Si alguna vez ha leído una novela que amplió su percepción y análisis de la literatura , añade ésta a su lista. La novela de Mirta Yáñez Sangra Por La Herida (The Bleeding Wound) es una lectura diferente, no es … Continue reading

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Reflections on The Bleeding Wound – by Zach Rotter

In The Bleeding Wound, Mirta Yáñez casts waves of hopeless shadow over Havana and its crumbling tenements, pockmarked streets, and slowly withering people. Characters move ghostlike through their lives, holding emptiness barely at bay as they slowly stumble closer to … Continue reading

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El Tiempo No Espera A Nadie

El tiempo no espera a nadie. La linealidad del tiempo nos obliga a vivir adelantando y comprender la vida hacia atrás. En el presente muchas cosas no están bajo nuestro control, las fuerzas de la naturaleza siempre nos recuerda de … Continue reading

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Working on The Bleeding Wound

From the NEA Writers’ Corner No sooner do I towel off the tepid drops from an early bath when the usual sheen of sweat bursts out of my pores: my skin vainly seeks any cooling movement of the air. Awaiting … Continue reading

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Cubanabooks Editor/Founder interviewed at International Book Fair

On a cold and windy morning up on the hill that overlooks Havana, at the famous fortress La Cabaña, journalist Helen H. Hormilla sat for an hour with Sara E. Cooper to discuss the objectives, trials, and triumphs of the … Continue reading

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