New photobook Palazzos of Power explores the neoclassical grandeur of these artifacts of the early electric age
La ilustradora colombiana Juana Medina ganó el pasado enero el premio de literatura infantil Pura Belpré al mejor autor latino por Juana & Lucas, un cuento que realza los valores del bilingüismo y la multiculturalidad.
Book Review: "Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful", by Daniel Levin
Crítica de libro: "Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful", de Daniel Levin
Hidetaka Hirota, author of the book Expelling the Poor, describes in The Atlantic the history of U.S. policies aimed at keeping poor immigrants out.
Barbarian Days. A Surfing Life, written by New Yorker reporter William Finnegan, won the Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography 2016
Fidel Castro outlasted 10 American presidents and managed to give the Caribbean island a leading role in world geopolitics. But how Did Fidel Castro Hold On to Cuba for So Long? It was thanks to a combination of geography, charisma, and authoritarianism, says Peter Kornbluh, co-author of the recent book Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations Between Washington and Havana, which chronicles the countries’ history of discord and long path to normalized relations.
William Finnegan, winner of the Pulitzer prize for Biography 2016, was born into an Irish Catholic family from New York and they moved to Hawaii when he was a kid. He remembers going to the church on Sunday and going to beach to surf afterwards. Since his early years, Finnegan has tried to combine his two life passions: surfing and journalism. He has covered the Apartheid, Balkan wars and Latin American Politics: “Power tends to corrupt people and absolute power tends to corrupt in absolute terms. The less civilized people I have seen is the people who has power.