Mexico, Oct 19. -A large selection of Cuban books, music and plastic arts is currently present at the Zocalo Book Fair, which will run until October 21st.
Editora Abril (Abril Publishing House), Collage Ediciones Vigía (Vigía Publishing House) and Citmatel represent the stand of the Cuban Book Chamber at the literary event.
A selection of contemporary Cuban fiction, a varied catalogue of Ernesto Che Guevara's texts and children's literature characterize Casa Editora Abril's options.
“We want Mexican readers not only to acquire good literary works, but also to learn the essence of Cuban culture,” Mayra García Cardentey, representative of the Abril publishing house, told Prensa Latina.
García stressed that the Cuban program for the Zocalo Fair also includes book presentations and meetings with the Mexican Movement of Solidarity with Cuba.
They will also give conferences at universities and youth educational centers in the Mexican capital.
Collage Ediciones adds novelties of Cuban visual arts with a varied sample of art catalogs and specialized volumes.
On the other hand, Ediciones Vigía proposes peculiar handmade books, with a sustainable conception of literary production.
Renowned Cuban authors such as Roberto Manzano, Carilda Oliver Labra, Edel Morales, among others, are some of this publishing house’s options that is committed to using recycled materials.
Citmatel’s digital novelties complete Cuban cultural options at the Zocalo Book Fair.
Diverse catalogues of Cuban cuisine, Afro-Cuban religion, scientific literature and national films make up the options of this publishing house, which develops digital media. (Taken from Prensa Latina)