Cuba

By Ann Louise Bardach (Editor); Katherine Silver (Editor)
(Whereabouts Press, Paperback, 9781883513115, 234pp.)

Publication Date: March 2002

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Travel to Cuba in the company of its finest writers and gain an understanding of its remarkable mystique. The twenty-one stories in this collection some of which appear in English for the first time will take you on an odyssey through the country's rich past to its dynamic present, where it is poised at the brink of immense change. Arranged by the areas of Cuba they illuminate, these stories offer up a rich literary banquet. Contributors include Luis Aguilar León, María Eugenia Alegría Nuñez, Uva de Aragón, Reinaldo Arenas, Richard Blanco, Lino Novás Calvo, Calvert Casey, Alfonso Hernández Catá, Josefina de Diego, Abilio Estévez, Leonardo Padura Fuentes, Cristina Garcia, Pedro Juan Gutiérrez, José Lezama Lima, Pablo Medina, Ana Menéndez, Ernesto Mestre, Mayra Montero, Achy Obejas, Senel Paz, Antonio José Ponte, and Zoé Valdés.




About the Author
Ann Louise Bardach is a PEN award-winning investigative journalist who has covered Cuba for fifteen years for the" New York Times", "Vanity Fair", and many other national publications. She is the author" Cuba Confidential: Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana" and is the editor of The" Prison Letters of Fidel Castro" and" Cuba: A Travelers Literary Companion". She teaches International Journalism at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Katherine Silver is an award-winning literary translator and the co-director of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre (BILTC).
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