As recalled the editor-in-chief of the entity, Ana Elena de Arazoza, since she was born on January 28, 1983, she has been dedicated to the dissemination of the island’s literature in its variety of genres and themes, for the rest of the world to know. world.
From the Facebook profile of the Cuban Book Institute, Arazoza highlighted the presence in its catalog of works by prominent personalities, such as “History Will Absolve Me”, by Fidel Castro, “The Economic Thought of Che” (Ernesto Guevara) and “The Golden Age”, by National Hero of the largest of the Antilles, which gives its name to the institution.
In this sense, she pointed out that Fidel’s self-defense plea was translated into 11 languages, while the iconic title of Martí was published in English, Portuguese, Russian and German, as well as a special edition of his stories in separate books within a cipher of the treasure.
Also noteworthy from its work are the bilingual installments of Antología poética, Poemas sin nombre and Aprendiendo a morir, by Nicolás Guillén, Dulce María Loynaz and Pablo Armando Fernández, in that order, as well as works by Julio Travieso, Natalia Bolívar, among others.
In coherence with the actions carried out in Cuba to bring literature closer to all audiences, the publishing label owns the Family Library collection, which nourishes the country’s libraries and especially the teleclasses of the University for All program.
In the same way, it stands out for its publications in foreign languages, without belittling other proposals and always taking as a reference the work of José Martí and the diversity of its collections, among them Cinquillo, Hogar, A ríar, Patria, Fe, Pasatiempo, Vidas y Spyglass, which respond to various themes.
On the road traveled in these 40 years, several of its titles have been recognized by the Reader’s Award, while it enjoys the acceptance of the public, which in each edition of the International Book Fair bets on its publications, an achievement they wish to emulate. this 2023 this festival of letters will open from February 9 to 19.