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Cuba’s First English-Language Bookstore Opens

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Cuba Libro, Cuba’s first (tiny) English-language bookstore opens — one more sign of an easing of restrictions on the island.

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Cuban Publishers Eager to Embrace Ebooks, Open US Market

Entrance to the Guadalajara Book Fair 2012 (Photo: FIL Guadalajara / Natalia Fregoso)

Ebooks will bring Cuba’s isolated publishing industry and authors to a wider audience across the Spanish-speaking world, but also the US, under the radar of the trade embargo.

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Iberoamerican Book Fairs 2011, a Librarian’s Year in Review

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A report on the year in Iberoamerican book fairs written from the perspective of a member of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials

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Cuba’s Online Indie Culture Journal La Jiribilla Celebrates Ten Years

La Jiribilla, an independent voice for culture and writing in Cuba, celebrates its tenth anniversary

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Exile, Literature and the High Price of Freedom

Authors exiled from Iran, Cuba, Afghanistan, Egypt, Algeria and the Congo discuss oppression, inspiration, and the cost of freedom.

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More from Guadalajara (FIL): Tequila, Models and the Future of Spanish

By Edward Nawotka You might think a book fair is a book fair is a book fair, but I have to say that my first […]

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Are Graphic Novels Better Suited to Telling Non-fiction Stories than Prose?

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story looks at the new graphic novel Cuba: My Revolution by Inverna Lockpez and Dean Haspiel (DC Comics/Vertigo). The story […]

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Graphic, Novel: Cuba: My Revolution Brings the Harsh Reality of Castro’s Revolution to Comics

•  Cuba by Inverna Lockpez and Dean Haspiel, offers a unique view of Castro’s Revolutionary-era Cuba from the point-of-view of one of its dissident artists. • […]

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