Cuba Handbook. Chico, California: Moon Travel Handbooks, 1997.
A good overview of modern-day Cuba
with information on food, dance, music, history and other aspects of Cuban
Hemingway, Ernest. The Old Man
and the Sea. New York: Scribner's, 1953.
This classic novel for adults and
children describes Cuba's fishing industry, as well as the island's beautiful
Hungry Wolf, Adolf. Letters From
Cuba: Simple Living, with Vintage Cars, Old Trains and Friendly People.
Canada: Canadian Caboose Press, 1996.
The Canadian author of this book has
made several journeys through the island of Cuba. He photographs old cars
and trains and talks to Cuban people to find out what their life is like.
Martí, José. Versos
sencillos (Simple Verses). Texas: Arte Público, 1997.
This book is one of Martí's
most famous collections of poetry and is still widely read today.
Smith, Stephen. The Land of Miracles:
A Journey Through Modern Cuba. London: Little Brown, 1997.
An English journalist who has lived
in Cuba writes of the life of everyday people and his forays into Cuban
culture, from learning to dance the tango to participating in the rites