Ruth Behar

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An Island Called Home

Returning to Jewish Cuba

By Ruth Behar; By (photographer) Humberto Mayol
Rutgers University Press

Ruth Behar’s An Island Called Home is a kaddish, an offering, dedicated to the exiles and to the children of the exiles and for those wandering still, searching for their homes. May they ‘not be given up for lost.

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Handmade in Cuba

Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

University of Florida Press

This collection is an in-depth examination of Ediciones Vigía, an artisanal press that published exquisite books crafted from simple supplies during some of Cuba’s most dire economic periods. Vividly illustrated, this volume shows how the publishing collective responded to the nation’s changing historical and political situation from the margins of society.

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