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Carpentier’s Stories… in Spain
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Carpentier’s Stories… in Spain

The Spanish publishing house Akal is preparing the upcoming release of a selection of stories by Cuban Alejo Carpentier (1904-1980), said his anthologist, Spanish Professor Eduardo Becerra. During a recent stay in Cienfuegos, Becerra told Prensa Latina that the edition of the tales of Cervantes Prize (1977) is his latest […]

Bringing stories to life
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Bringing stories to life

While reading the stories of battered women can be emotional enough, these same stories will no doubt become more powerful when the voices of the women come alive on stage. “Hurried Steps”, written by renowned Italian playwright, poet and novelist Dacia Mariani, takes the stories of real women, supported by […]

Translation celebrated
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Translation celebrated

Language is one of the most powerful tools we have as human beings, and books are one of the best ways to reach across cultures and spread information and entertainment. While it is easy to take these things for granted, it is important to appreciate and celebrate those who allow […]