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Books to rival sun this summer in Cuba

A "new bohemia or useful break time for Havana residents," is envisioned this summer under a summer reading campaign beginning July 6, Havana Cuba Book Institute deputy director Alpidio Alonso announced on Wednesday. Read More

Cuban Professor and intellectual José Juan Arrom dies.

Now, after knowing of his death, in his home in Massachusetts, where he lived after retiring as a professor at the University of Yale, where he had a fruitful career, we feel moved, not only because of the intellect that has died, but also, and above all, because he was a human being of an extraordinary kindness and wisdom that we knew and from whom we received advice and encouragement. Read More

A collection of notes by Ernest Hemingway have been discovered in Cuba

A collection of notes by Ernest Hemingway have been discovered in a Cuban house where the US author spent more than 20 years of his life, according to Cuban media Saturday. Read More

Hemingways legacy subject of international conference in Cuba

Scholars and researchers on Hemingway from different countries, including the United States, Britain and Argentina are meeting this Friday, June 22 in Cuba to discuss the writer, who established a lasting impact in literature, PL reported.<br /> Read More

A Cuban wins the Fray Luis de León Prize

Cuban playwright and narrator Reinaldo Montero also literary advisor of Teatro Estudio Group has just won the Fray Luis de León Prize in the auspices of the Spanish Government of Castilla y León Community. Read More

II Ernest Hemingway International Colloquium in Havana

Havana city will celebrate the II Ernest Hemingway International Colloquium from June 21-24, having the attendance of writers and specialists from diverse countries. Read More

Guillermo Jimenez on his book PROPRIETORS, 1958

A recent Sábado del Libro (Book Saturday) launch at the Segundo Cabo Palace was a reencounter with history. Thanks to his perseverance and untiring search for the most pressing doubts, Guillermo Jiménez has offered us in Los proprietarios de Cuba 1958 (Cuban Proprietors, 1958), a detailed study of the 551 wealthiest people on the island at the triumph of the Cuban Revolution. Read More

Holguin starts lectures on winners of Nobel Prize of Literature

A cycle of lectures on the life and work of 26 winners of the Nobel Prize of Literature by local specialists, critics and writers began in Holguin. The cycle that will end next August 30th is sponsored by the Book Center of Holguin province and the Pedro Ortiz Dominguez Literary Promoter. Read More

Nancy Morejón awarded Rafael Alberti Poetry Prize 2007

During the 12th International Poetry Festival held in Havana, Cuban poet Nancy Morejón received the Rafael Alberti Poetry Prize 2007. In her words of acknowledgement, she recalled the impact of Alberti's work on the Ibero American literature. Read More

César López was declared Illustrious Guest of Asunción, Paraguay

Cuban poet, essayist and critic César López was declared Huesped Ilustre (Illustrious Guest) of Asunción, capital of Paraguay. Read More

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