Zurbano and “The New York Times”: Lost and Found in Translation

June 10, 2013   ·   0 Comments

By Alan West-Durán: A recent editorial by Cuban author Roberto Zurbano of Casa de las Américas, published on March 23-24, 2013 in the New York Times is a lesson in courage and poetic, historically situated political insights...

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