Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Five most important books: Cristina García

Cristina Garcia was born in Havana and grew up in New York City. Her first novel, Dreaming in Cuban, was nominated for a National Book Award. Her other books include the recently released, A Handbook to Luck.

She told Newsweek about her five most important books.

Number One:
"Labyrinths" by Jorge Luis Borges.

Intelligence and imagination have never been so ecstatically merged.
Read about the other titles on Garcia's list.

--Marshal Zeringue