Posts Tagged: Pablo Medina

On Joy: Three Poetry Anthologies

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With impermanence and “praise for the devil” all around, it’s a gift to rediscover joy, no matter how fleeting.


“the allure of those soft, silky nights”


Pablo Medina, author of Cuban City Blues, tells us about his nostalgia for 1950s Havana, restored by Guillermo Cabrera Infante’s novel Tres Tristes Tigres. “The language sizzles and sparkles and reinvents itself so that sound and sense revolve around each other like twin stars. Words are hurled out of the page and boomerang back deconstructed, […]