Es Cuba Live!

July 23, 2006 — See Lea’s Book Passage reading and slide show.

Lea's Book Passage reading and slide showLea Aschkenas shows slides and talks about Es Cuba: Life and Love on an Illegal Island.

“Es Cuba” is a poignant and passionate travel memoir about falling in love with a country and one of its compatriots. Aschkenas never strays from her acute awareness that there is no way to separate her foreignness from the complex mix of emotions – devotion and rejection, enrapture and apprehension – that she develops toward the countryBook Passage