Cintio Vitier: A Cuban fight against skepticism

It is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Cintio Vitier (1921-2009), a fundamental essayist and poet of the 20th century in Cuba. Much of Vitier's work is find its...

Funes the Dopey

Kant was never in his life in the vicinity of a mountain. It appears probable that he never saw the ocean either. David Markson, This...

Invading Cuba

On September 25, the Cuban government turned into exile the imprisonment of artist Hamlet Lavastida, which until...

José Kozer interviewed

José Kozer (Havana, 1940) is the protagonist of one of the most original literary adventures of our...

Martha Luisa Hernandez Cadenas: against the ferret power

La puta y el hurón (The whore and the ferret) by Martha Luisa Hernández Cadenas (1991), aka...
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Perhaps Joan Fontcuberta (Barcelona, 1955) is the least literal of photographers. And he is probably the most...

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In the spring of 1969, in a brief stupor of Franco’s state of emergency, the publishing house...