Broken Glass

“Broken Glass” by Alain Mabanckou (Republic of Congo)  Synopsis The story of ‘Credit Gone Away’, a squalid Congolese bar, is related by one of its most loyal customers, Broken Glass, who has been commissioned by its owner to set down an account of the characters who frequent it… Read more Summer Reading Reviews Members of…

Distant Palaces

“Distant Palaces” by Abilio Estevez (Cuba) Synopsis and Review “Distant Palaces”: transforming creative energy into life When Victorio learns that his home is about to be demolished he leaves his job, burns his possessions and takes to the streets. Wandering the city, he meets two people who change his life: Salma, a young prostitute, and…