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  • To Change the World: My Years in Cuba

    , by Margaret Randall

    Excerpt from Prologue
    Fidel Castro came to New York City in the summer of 1960, fresh from his guerrilla triumph. I was a young writer and soon-to-be single mother, enormously pregnant with Gregory—my son who, forty-six years later, would suggest we write about Cuba together—but I longed to see (...)

  • Memory Says Yes

    , by Margaret Randall

    THE GLOVES
    for Rhoda Waller
    Yes we did march around somewhere and yes it was cold we shared our gloves because we had a pair between us and a New York City cop also shared his big gloves with me
    strange, he was there to keep (...)

  • Cuban Women Now

    , by Margaret Randall

    My first book about Cuban Women: interviews with women from all areas of life, from those in leadership positions to young women, factory and farmworkers, ex-maids and prostitutes, and veterans of Cuba’s war of liberation.