LITERATURE ON CUBA

A small but fine selection of travel and non-fiction books, as well as some novels to browse through before and during the trip to Cuba. And a great illustrated book about the moment of the revolution. My tips:

TRAVEL

  • KUBA by Stefan Loose, Dumont
    The best german speaking travel guide to Cuba
    Link
  • Spanish for Cuba of Travel Know-How
    The slang guide to Cuba
    Link

BACKGROUND

  • Culture shock Cuba of Travel Know-How
    Background knowledge about Cuba
    Link
  • CUBANISADO. Reflections of a Cuban traveller.
    Everything you ever wanted to know about Cuba,
    by Andi Schnelli
    published in December 2018
    in the editioncuba.ch
  • The art of surviving Fidel Castro by Yoani Sanchez
  • Castro's Cuba by Lee Lockwood

ROMANE

  • Adios Hemingway by Leonardo Padura
  • Dirty Havana Trilogy by Pedro Juan Gutierrez
  • My Havana by Alejo Carpentier
  • Lord of the Horns by Matthias Politycki
  • Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner

PICTURE BOOKS

  • Scenes of a revolution by Burt Glinn
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