Carmela Vasconcelos, an divorcee, gets caught up in the of the Cuban Revolution, joins Lucas, her brother, as they run away from their parents to join Castro.
The Vineyard by María Dueñas is long, but it’s a satisfying read – something which I rarely say about translated books
The author tries to understand why, and how, intelligence services around the world are targeting American higher education, and the implications from those actions
The author weaves in true events with his story. The tragic case of the St. Louis, German transatlantic liner with 288 passengers escaping certain death
“Far from Zion: In Search of a Global Jewish Community” by Charles London is a non-fiction account of the author’s search for his identity. In his search Mr. London goes far and wide looking for Jews in diaspora.