Our Man in Havana
The classic story of a British vacuum cleaner salesman who gets accidentally drawn into Cold War espionage with disastrous results.
The Distant Marvels
A life-affirming tale of love set during a hurricane in 1960s, post-revolutionary Cuba. To keep hope alive amongst the evacuees, Maria Sirena tells the incredible story of her childhood during Cuba's Third War of Independence.
Travelogue, ode to Cuban soul and society and clear-eyed report on the economic reforms that are sweeping the island nation, Marc Frank's colorful chronicle shows daily life in contemporary Cuba from the inside. Frank weaves his own story -- and the stories of his many friends and acquaintances -- into this indispensable first-hand report from the field.
National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Travel
A concise, practical guide to taking better travel photos that covers equipment, digital photography and technique. With suggestions and how-to.
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history and destinations throughout Cuba.
Telex from Cuba
Kushner re-imagines the world of her mother in this astonishingly wise first novel set in the American enclave in 1950s Cuba. Riveting.
Cuba and Its Music, From the First Drums to the Mambo
A thorough and entertaining history of Cuba and its music by the popular radio producer, music historian and cofounder of Cuban record label QbaDisc.
Cuba in Transition: A Photo Journey
This book is a collection of images made by fine art photographer Keith Kovach, and narration by Linda Grimm-Kovach produced during Road Scholar's Portrait of Cuba: A Photographic Journey program in May 2016. Keith Kovach is an associate professor of art at the University of Central Florida with an MFA in photography. He’s been a Fulbright Scholar in Vienna, Austria, and Bucharest, Romania, in media studies.
Cuba, This Moment, Exactly So
This deluxe coffee-table book organizes 250 black-and-white photographs around micro-stories that immerse readers in the heat and culture of the "Pearl of the Antilles." Includes a foreword by great travel writer Pico Iyer.
Cuba, What Everyone Needs to Know
Director for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, Julia Sweig traces the geography, history and identity of Cuba in this admirably succinct portrait of the island nation and its role in world affairs.
A detailed, double-sided laminated map at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
Havana, A Cultural and Literary Companion
An illuminating guide to the city, its history and geography, as the inspiration for writers, artists, musicians and intellectuals.
Obi, Oracle of Cuban Santeria
Ocha'Ni describes the lore, ritual and customs surrounding the Obi, the oracle of the Santeria faith.
Trading with the Enemy
Miller captures the openness, sensuality and pride of Cuba and the Cubans in this eloquent account of entertaining travels in Fidel's Cuba.
Passage to Cuba
An wonderful coffee-table book that takes readers through the crumbling, baroque splendor of Havana. Subtitled "An Up-Close Look at the World's Most Colorful Culture."
With full-page photographs, introductory essays on history, architecture, music, food and more, this oversized, illustrated paperback by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Francois Missen and photographer Pierre Hausherr captures the spirit of Cuba, its people, nature and culture.
The Houses of Old Cuba
A beautifully illustrated history of Cuban architecture as shown through its private houses, with essays accompanying 168 color photographs.
Cuba, A New History
British journalist Gott casts a fresh eye on the history of the Caribbean island from its pre-Columbian origins to the present.
The Cuban Table
Through evocative writing and gorgeous photographs, Pelaez and Silverman have crafted a Cuban cookbook that is "lleno de vida" (full of life) with enticing, easy-to-follow recipes for classic Cuban coffees, simple dinners and leisurely lunches. They include personal stories from Cubans and Cuban diaspora communities from New York City to Florida.
Cuba, A Traveler's Literary Companion
Bardach (Without Fidel) samples terrific contemporary writers for this anthology, organized geographically.
Cuba, A History in Art
This slim, yet comprehensive survey of Cuban art between 1725 and 1959 explains the development of artists’ styles and how developments in Cuba (and especially Havana) changed their work.