By Ann Louise Bardach (Editor)
Whereabouts Press, Paperback, 9781883513115, 234pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2002
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 Leon, Maria Eugenia Alegria Nunez, Uva de Aragon, Reinaldo Arenas, Richard Blanco, Lino Novas Calvo, Calvert Casey, Alfonso Hernandez Cata, Josefina de Diego, Abilio Estevez, Leonardo Padura Fuentes, Cristina Garcia, Pedro Juan Gutierrez, Jose Lezama Lima, Pablo Medina, Ana Menendez, Ernesto Mestre, Mayra Montero, Achy Obejas, Senel Paz, Antonio Jose Ponte, and Zoe Valdes.