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  • The Cat King of Havana

    by Tom Crosshill and 1 more

    Lolcats. Salsa dancing. Unrequited love. Tom Crosshill's smart and witty debut teen novel treads a colorful coming-of-age journey from New York City to Havana that will appeal to fans of books by Matthew Quick and Junot Díaz.When Rick Gutiérrez—known as "That Cat Guy" at school—gets dumped on his sixteenth birthday for uploading cat videos from his bedroom instead of experiencing the real world, ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Ceaseless Steam: Steampunk Stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine

    by Aliette de Bodard and 5 more

    Eighteen steampunk short stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies, the three-time Hugo Award and five-time World Fantasy Award finalist online magazine that Locus online calls “a premiere venue for fantastic fiction, not just online but for all media.”Authors include Campbell Award finalist Aliette de Bodard, Margaret Ronald, Marissa Lingen, Tony Pi, Nebula Award Finalist Tom Crosshill, and WSFA Small ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Clarkesworld Year Nine: Volume One

    by Neil Clarke and 26 more

    series Clarkesworld Anthology #9.1
    Since 2006, Clarkesworld Magazine has been entertaining science fiction and fantasy fans with their brand of unique science fiction and fantasy stories. Collected here are all of the stories this Hugo Award-winning magazine published during the first half of their ninth year. Includes stories by Aliette de Bodard, Naomi Kritzer, Ken Liu, Robert Reed, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Catherynne M. Valente, ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Clarkesworld Magazine Issue 67

    by Tom Crosshill and 2 more

    series Clarkesworld Magazine #67
    This issue of Clarkesworld features the following original stories: "Fragmentation, or Ten Thousand Goodbyes" by Tom Crosshill, "Draftyhouse" by Erik Amundsen and "The Womb Factory" by Peter M. Ferenczi. Non-fiction includes two round table discussions (world-building and speculative fiction in academia), an article on popular music and the end of the world by Brian Francis Slattery, and the ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Sugar King of Havana

    The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo, Cuba's Last Tycoon

    by John Paul Rathbone

    "Fascinating...A richly detailed portrait." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York TimesKnown in his day as the King of Sugar, Julio Lobo was the wealthiest man in prerevolutionary Cuba. He had a life fit for Hollywood: he barely survived both a gangland shooting and a firing squad, and courted movie stars such as Joan Fontaine and Bette Davis. Only when he declined Che Guevara's personal offer to become ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Sugar King of Havana

    The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo, Cuba's Last Tycoon

    by John Paul Rathbone

    Narrated by Simon Vance


    8 hours 47 min

    Fifty years after the Cuban revolution, the legendary wealth of the sugar magnate Julio Lobo remains emblematic of a certain way of life that came to an abrupt end when Fidel Castro marched into Havana. Known in his day as the King of Sugar, Lobo was for decades the most powerful force in the world sugar market, controlling vast swaths of the island's sugar interests. Born in 1898, the year of ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Kenix and the Cat King 2 - Legend of the Bone Master and Other Stories

    by Christopher Merrifield

    The adventures continue as Kenix, a young Chinese school girl with the Cat King meet an array of funny and sometimes spooky characters. A range of short stories suitable for all ages and great for bedtime reading. Especially easy for young children and non native speakers. ... Read more

    $1.65 USD

  • King Bongo

    A Novel of Havana

    by Thomas Sanchez

    series Vintage Contemporaries
    Havana, New Year’s Eve 1957, a terrorist bomb rips through the Tropicana nightclub. King Bongo, a rogue Cuban-American, tortured by a mysterious past and possessed of a mythic musical talent, goes on the hunt for the culprits, and for his sister, Cuba’s most exotic showgirl, who disappeared in the explosion.Navigating Havana’s maze of Colonial backstreets, red-light districts, swank country clubs, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • No Way Home

    A Dancer's Journey from the Streets of Havana to the Stages of the World

    by Carlos Acosta

    Carlos Acosta, the Cuban dancer considered to be one of the world's greatest performers, fearlessly depicts his journey from adolescent troublemaker to international superstar in his captivating memoir, No Way Home.Carlos was just another kid from the slums of Havana; the youngest son of a truck driver and a housewife, he ditched school with his friends and dreamed of becoming Cuba's best soccer ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Duke of Havana

    Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream

    by Steve Fainaru and 1 more

    In 1998, a mysterious right-handed pitcher emerged from the ashes of the Cold War and helped lead the New York Yankees to a World Championship. His origins and even his age were uncertain. His name was Orlando El Duque Hernandez. He was a fallen hero of Fidel Castro's socialist revolution.The chronicle of El Duque's triumph is at once a window into the slow death of Cuban socialism and one of the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Son of Havana

    A Baseball Journey from Cuba to the Big Leagues and Back

    by Luis Tiant and 2 more

    A memoir by the mustachioed baseball pitcher who went playing rocky, trash-ridden fields in Castro’s Cuba to becoming a Boston Red Sox legend.Luis Tiant is one of the most charismatic and accomplished players in Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball history. With a barrel-chested physique and a Fu Manchu mustache, Tiant may not have looked like the lean, sculpted aces he usually played against, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Eating Cuban

    120 Authentic Recipes from the Streets of Havana to American Shores

    by Beverly Cox and 1 more

    To “eat Cuban†? is to savor a deliciously complex culinary culture. Spanish, Native American, African, Chinese, and French traditions have all contributed to Cuban cooking, producing a distinctive Caribbean cuisine as richly chorded as the island’s music.Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs’s itinerary takes them from the barrio, paladars (private restaurants), and chic nightspots of Havana to the ... Read more

    $14.39 USD