Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Writing under communist rule: a critic's chart

James Smith, who edits the Booktrust website, came up with six titles for a "critic's chart" of "writing under communist rule" for the Times (London).

One title to make the list:
Havana Gold by Leonardo Padura

The latest crime novel to feature the Cuban police lieutentant Conde is critical of the failings of Castro's regime.
Read about all six titles on Smith's list.

--Marshal Zeringue