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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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Cold Tales by Virgilio Piñera
"A strange collection. I give it 5 stars simply for the stories “Meat” and “A Few Children” alone, though there are many others that are effectively creepy, hilarious, and bizarre. Impacting when it hits, astounding when it (just) misses. Piñera’s..." Read more of this review »
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The Man Who Loved Dogs by Leonardo Padura Fuentes
"One of the better written books I have read in a long time. You do not have to be in lockstep with the authors ideas and beliefs to appreciate what he has to say and how he says it. I will say that his portrayal of the betrayal of the Revolution,..." Read more of this review »
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El arpa y la sombra by Alejo Carpentier
"Whereas the other Alejo Carpentier book I've read so far (The Lost Steps or Los Pasos Perdidos) was written with gargantuan paragraphs and it fit with the journey motif there, the same paragraphs here felt forced and lost meaning until the end. Ho..." Read more of this review »
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