“The Tower of the Antilles” Book Reading | SF Main Library
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San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Join them for a reading by Achy Obejas from her new short story collection, The Tower of the Antilles. The Cubans in The Tower of the Antilles are haunted by an island: the island they fled, the island they’ve created, the island they were taken to or forced from, the island they long for, the island they return to, and the island that can never be home again. With language that is both generous and sensual, Obejas writes about lives beset by events beyond individual
With language that is both generous and sensual, Obejas writes about lives beset by events beyond individual control and poignantly captures how history and fate intrude on even the most ordinary of lives.
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