“Plokhy writes that instead of mastery and clear-headedness, President Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev ‘marched from one mistake to another’ during the Cuban missile crisis.”
“Simon Hall captures Castro’s action-packed September 1960 New York sojourn in rich and compelling detail, and argues persuasively that its repercussions echoed deeply in the decade to come
When someone says, “She’s a lesbian, but really nice,” the “but” reveals unfair bias. Jonathan Hansen’s “revisionist” account of Fidel Castro is of this sort.
T. J. English’s newest look at the American criminal underworld, The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban Underworld, has a unique genesis.
“Yoani Sanchez is a remarkable woman.”