Sunday, October 23, 2011

North American Books I Read as a Child in Castro’s Cuba - By José Manuel Prieto (The Paris Review)

When I was a child growing up in Cuba, the U.S. was depicted by the local media as a heartless place, where people took drugs, violence was rampant, racism dominated everything. Then you could go to the public library and read Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, J. D. Salinger, Carson McCullers, William Saroyan, Sherwood Anderson, James Fenimore Cooper, Thornton Wilde ... read more

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