Glow of a man. Author: Taken from Verde Olivo publishing site
The proposals presented by Casa Editorial Verde Olivo at the International Book Fair in Havana confirm that it will always be a faithful disseminator of Cuban historical and patriotic traditions. The novelties of literature that are now coming in, although intended for all types of public, are especially aimed at young people.
Notable among the unpublished proposals is The Revolution Begins Now by Georgina Leyva Pagan, a social science graduate and professor of history, who recreates excerpts from the early years of the revolution in her book. This is a fresh text, not only because of the little-known content, but also because of the magnificent photo selection, which in itself constitutes an artistic and generic work.
“This title, part of the prologue of which was written by Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, tells about the moments of the revolutionary process from the words of Leiva, who was part of the Rebel Army, and her husband, Julio Camacho Aguilera, the protagonist of our struggle for national liberation,” said the head of the editorial department and editorial design Ana Diamin Montero Diaz.
For its part, Fulgor de un nombre is a book of revelation, in which the reader is offered a collection of the most complete political poems of our unforgettable Jesús Horta Ruiz. With this text, readers are invited on a lyrical journey through the history of the country and pay tribute to the Nabori Indian, timed to coincide with the centenary of his birth.
Another premiere will be “Los muchachos de Artemisa” by Maria de las Nieves Gala and Felipa Suarez. This publication is dedicated primarily to young people because of their closeness to the Artemis people who left their homes at an early age to participate in the assault on the barracks of Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes; This is a book with statements from its participants and their families.
Del Moncada, Boys of Artemisa.
They burn tenths of patriotism and love – another proposal that will be presented at the event in the fortress of San Carlos de la Cabaña. This text, adorned with poetry full of culture and Cubanness, is the literary debut of Dionisio Alvarez Alvarez, lieutenant colonel of the Revolutionary Armed Forces.
Another view of history is offered by Raddis Martínez Sánchez with Hermanos de cuna y causa, which recalls the vicissitudes of the eight duos and trios of brothers involved in the events of July 26, 1953. Meanwhile, in La claridad soñada, Arturo Cabrera Calvo puts viewers in a deplorable social position, in which Cuba was located at the time of the 1952 coup d’état, and reflects a comprehensive chronology of events leading up to Moncada.
For the little ones, there will be an exhibition by José Martí, a shackled Cuban 2, by Maria Luisa García Moreno, which hints at the life of the famous Cuban since his departure from Spain, after graduation and before his departure. for Cuba in 1895. Other titles that the public will be able to enjoy are Testimony of Fidel’s Driver and Escort by José Alberto Leon Lima, Melba. “A Woman of All Time” by Margarita Ilisastigui and Gladys Alvarez and “The Passion That Led Me to Moncada” by Yolanda Portuondo.
“Among the news of the editors is the opening of the project “Our History: My Moncada today, February 10”, dedicated to the 170th anniversary of the birth of the Apostle and the 70th anniversary of the storming of Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes. barracks. In addition, three special magazines for Jose Marti, Vilma Espin and Raul Castro will be presented on the 14th,” said Montero Diaz.
In addition, this year Verde Olivo, in order to continue to convey the patriotic, military and internationalist values of the Cuban people, will for the first time offer digital books that visitors can purchase using a QR code or through the www.verdeolivo website. cube
Source: Juventud Rebelde