A Corner of the World

Title: A Corner of the World Author:  Mylene Fernández-Pintado Publisher House: City Lights Although Mylene Fernández-Pintado’s A Corner of the World has often been called a story about love, it fails to show the “intense and impossible love” it advertises on … Continued

Not That Kind of Girl

Not That Kind Of Girl by Lena Dunham Lena Dunham’s book, Not That Kind of Girl, is a witty and often hilarious collection of personal essays, food journal entries, lists, and never-sent emails that offers a number of experiences Dunham … Continued

Midnight in Mexico

Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through A Country’s Descent into Darkness By Alfredo Corchado In Mexico, where the drug cartels are so powerful and pervasive, no one is immune to a death threat, not even an American journalist. Alfredo Corchado, … Continued

Memoria y tecnología

Autor: Alejandro Zambra, Título: Mis documentos, Editorial: Anagrama, Ciudad: Barcelona, 2014   “La clase media es un problema si se quiere escribir literatura latinoamericana”, piensa uno de los personajes del último libro de Alejandro Zambra. A juzgar por Bonsái (2006), … Continued

Y Cuba… ¿hasta dónde llega?

Según ha dicho Porter Allen, de manera rápida y entendible, el Caribe llega hasta donde suenan las maracas… Y es posible coincidir o no con el axioma, pero lo que resulta innegable es la cantidad de preguntas que de esta … Continued

Remarks on an Unlikely Angelology

Mr. Angel (2013) is an award-winning documentary by Dan Hunt. From the title one would expect it to be about a religious theme. Quite the contrary, it is about a topic that is likely to offend religious sensitivities. So if … Continued