Toppa Top 10: Ten Great Books By Caribbean Authors In 2015


Chantel Acevedo, The Distant Marvels (Europa Editions, 2015)
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A Miami native born to Cuban parents, Chantel Acevedo specializes in novels that give wonderful tours of Cuban history and its fraught relationships with Spain and other neighbors and cultures. Her latest novel, The Distant Marvels (Europa Editions, 2015), is, yes, a marvelous visit to a forgotten corner of Cuban history that illuminates so much of today.