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Alexis Romay obtuvo una licenciatura en Educación (y otra en fugarse de Cuba) y una maestría en Lengua y Literatura Hispanoamericana. Es autor de las novelas "La apertura cubana", "Salidas de emergencia", el libro de sonetos "Los culpables", así como de "Diversionismo ideológico", una compilación de décimas satíricas publicadas en edición digital. Ha colaborado con las revistas Encuentro de la Cultura Cubana, Caleta, Replicante y Letras Libres. Ha escrito las letras de las canciones de Cecilio Valdés, Rey de La Habana, una «zarzuela moderna» concebida por Paquito D’Rivera, para quien también ha escrito piezas sueltas, entre las que destacan “Un minuto”, que ha de ser interpretada en sesenta segundos y Ode to the Promised Land (Oda a la tier ...more

En la antesala de ¿Qué pensarán de nosotros en Japón?, Enrique Del Risco le hace un guiño cómplice al lector desde sendas citas a Friedrich Nietzsche y Mark Twain. Ahí está la clave del libro.


No es casual la referencia al escritor estadounidense. (Siempre he pensado en Del Risco como un heredero cubano del genio y la gracia del autor de Un yanqui en la corte del rey Arturo). El axioma de Twain...

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La apertura cubana

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Salidas de emergencia

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Los culpables

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“This is what I think. Addiction is just a way of trying to get at something else. Something bigger. Call it transcendence if you want, but it's a fucked-up way, like a rat in a maze. We all want the same thing. We all have this hole. The thing you want offers relief, but it's a trap.”
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“All your life you're yellow. Then one day you brush up against something blue, the barest touch, and voila, the rest of your life you're green.”
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“I feel that art has something to do with the achievement of stillness in the midst of chaos. A stillness which characterizes prayer, too, and the eye of the storm. I think that art has something to do with an arrest of attention in the midst of distraction.”
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