Cuban literature
Cuban literature began to find its voice in the early 19th century. The major works published in Cuba during that time were of an abolitionist character. Notable writers of this genre include Gertrudi...
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Before Night Falls
Before Night Falls (Spanish: Antes que anochezca: autobiografía) is the 1992 autobiography of Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas, describing his early life in Cuba, his time in prison, and his escape to...
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Ernesto Hernández Busto
Ernesto Hernández Busto (Havana, Cuba, 1968) is a Cuban writer living in Barcelona (Spain).
Born in Havana, Hernández Busto began university studies in mathematics in the former Soviet Union and r...
British Library Ediciones Vigía Collection
The British Library Ediciones Vigía Collection is a collection of printed materials from Ediciones Vigía in Cuba. Ediciones Vigía was founded in April 1985 in Matanzas and its name was taken from its ...
El sargento Pimienta vino a Cuba en un submarino amarillo
El sargento Pimienta vino a Cuba en un submarino amarillo (English: Sgt. Pepper Came to Cuba in a Yellow Submarine) is Cuban author Ernesto Juan Castellanos’s second book about The Beatles.The boo...
Casa de las Américas Prize
The Casa de las Américas Prize (Premio Literario Casa de las Américas) is a literary award given by the Cuban Casa de las Américas. Established in 1959, it is one of Latin America’s oldest and most pr...
José Antonio Saco
José Antonio Saco (May 7, 1797 – September 26, 1879) was a statesman, deputy to the Spanish Cortes, writer, social critic, publicist, essayist, anthropologist, historian, and one of the most notable C...
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David Mitrani Arenal
David Mitrani Arenal (born May 12, 1966 in Havana, Cuba) is a Cuban writer, belonging to a generation that once was called novísimos. He has won several awards including the International Prize Anna S...
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Domingo del Monte
Domingo del Monte (August 4, 1804 — November 4, 1853) was a writer, lawyer, arts patron, and literary critic, known primarily for contributing to Cuban literature and advocating for public education t...
Ediciones El Puente
Ediciones El Puente (The Bridge Publications) was a literary project for young writers in Cuba just after the 1959 revolution. Between 1961 and 1965 they published each other's work, introduced dozens...
Reinaldo Arenas
Reinaldo Arenas (July 16, 1943 – December 7, 1990) was a Cuban poet, novelist, and playwright who despite his early sympathy for Fidel Castro and the 1959 revolution, grew critical of and then rebell...
Los Beatles en Cuba: Un viaje mágico y misterioso
Los Beatles en Cuba: un viaje mágico y misterioso (English: The Beatles in Cuba: A Magical Mystery Tour) is a book compiled and co-authored by Cuban writer Ernesto Juan Castellanos. It collects al...
Reyita: The Life of a Black Cuban Woman in the Twentieth Century
Maria de los Reyes Castillo Bueno (1902–1997), also known as Reyita, is the subject of the testimonial biography Reyita: The Life of a Black Cuban Woman in the Twentieth Century. This orally communica...