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Life in a Cuban Jail

 03/19/2017 - 14:54

For over a decade Stephen Purvis had been a pillar of Havana's expat community, one of many foreign businessmen investing in Cuba's crawl from Cold War communism towards modernity. But for reasons unknown to him he was also under State Security's microscope. One morning during the height of President Raúl Castro's purges in 2012, he was arrested and taken away into the absurd and brutal world of Cuban justice.

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Patria, Fernando Aramburu’s Novel: neither Victims nor Executioners

 03/10/2017 - 01:50

Fernando Aramburu is a poet, essayist and novelist born in 1959 in San Sebastian, Spain. To date he has published more than twenty works and has received several important prizes, including the Prize of the Royal Academy and the Mario Vargas Llosa NH Prize in 2008 for his collection of short stories, Los peces de la amargura (The Fish of Bitterness). But his biggest critical and editorial success has been due to his latest novel, Patria (Home Country), chosen as the book of the year by ABC Cultural, now on its ninth printing with over 100,000 copies sold.

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Miriam Ramírez: “Lo importante es confiar en uno mismo y pensar en positivo”

 02/28/2017 - 11:49

La periodista y empresaria portorriqueña Miriam Ramírez acaba de publicar Qué rayos quiero hacer con mi vida, un libro dirigido a orientar a la juventud latina en la selección de su carrera profesional. Tras el asesinato de su marido, Ramírez se dedica a un negocio de agricultura sostenible en el sur de Puerto Rico.

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Latina Gymnast Laurie Hernández Tells in a Book How to be a Gold Medallist

 02/15/2017 - 10:49

Not many Latino women can say they won a gold medal in their first Olympic Games. But Laurie Hernández, a 16-year-old gymnast born in a Puerto Rican family from New Jersey, did it. Five months after the US team won the gold in Rio Olympic Games Laurie comes out with a book to explain her fans the secret of her success. 

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I Love Dick: Cuando los esnobs del mundo del arte se aburren del amor

 01/25/2017 - 09:57
I Love Dick, de Chris Kraus, pasó desapercibida en 1997. Ahora Amazon prepara una serie de televisión inspirada en esta novela sobre el amor, el arte y las infidelidades. Estará  protagonizada por Kevin Bacon. 

La novela, que pasó desapercibida cuando se publicó por primera vez, en 1997, se ha convertido en un referente de la literatura feminista y ha servido de inspiración para la serie de televisión con el mismo nombre. "I Love Dick", dirigida por Jill Soloway y producida por Amazon, tendrá a Kevin Bacon y Kathryn Hahn como actores principales.

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