Recollection Wednesday: Waiting for Snow in Havana

Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy is another story about post-revolutionary life for Cubans.  In this case, it is a memoir about refugees. I didn’t read this in Miami.  In fact, I often avoided Cuban literature as a child and teenager.  I was just too close and I didn’t like the romanticismRead more

Weekly Meeting: Dreaming In Cuban

Growing up in Miami among Cuban refugees and Cuban Americans skewed my point of view on what life was like in Cuba.  There is a romanticism to Pre-Revolution Cuba.  Reading Dreaming in Cuban helped me see a variety of perspectives on life before the revolution and life after, especially in the early years of Castro’s Cuba. Challenges:Read more