Famous Authors from Cuba

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List of the most popular authors from Cuba, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Cuban authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Cuban writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

The list you're viewing has a variety of authors in it, like Gonzalo de Quesada y Aróstegui and Antonio Rodríguez Salvador.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Cuba?" and "Who are the best Cuban authors?"

For further information on these historic Cuban authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Cuban authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    Before Night Falls, El central, Singing from the well

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    Severo Sarduy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Cuba

    Cobra and Maitreya, El Cristo de la rue Jacob, Obras I. Poesía ...

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    We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This?: Stories, Days ...

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    Fidel and religion, History Will Absolve Me, Fidel en la memoria del joven ...

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    Cold tales, René's flesh, Cold air

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    Manifesto of Montecristi, Inside the Monster, On education

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    Estefan Kitchen, The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the ...

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    The Kingdom of this World, Explosion in a Cathedral, Visión de América ...

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    Miguel Barnet is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Cuba

    Akeké y la jutía, Mapa del tiempo, When night is darkest

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    My sax life

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    Puro Humo\/holly Smoke, Tres Tristes Tigres, Tierra Marcada\/Marking ...

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    Lydia Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Cuba

    LA Medicina Popular De Cuba, LA Lengua Sagrada De Los Nanigos, Afro-Cuban ...

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    Ana Mendieta

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    Máscaras, Un camino de medio siglo, Lo real maravilloso^! creación y ...

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    Yanitzia Canetti is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Cuba

    Cerdota Grandota/How Big Is a Pig, Hay Una Vaca Entre Las Coles / There's ...

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    Tocororo, No Way Home

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    Capablanca's eighteen select chess games, A primer of chess, Chess ...

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    No woman^! no cry

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    Celina or the cats, The fear of losing Eurydice, She has reddish hair and ...

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    Havana Heat, Aguas sangrientas, Secretos sangrientos

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    The lady from Havana, Our lady of the tortilla

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    Anna in the Tropics, Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams, Beauty of the ...

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    The floating island plays, Once removed, The modern ladies of Guanabacoa ...

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    Fefu and Her Friends, Abingdon Square, Plays

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    Zoé Valdés is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Cuba

    Café Nostalgia, Nada Cotidiana, Dir gehört mein Leben

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    Remorse, The secret, Quaderno proibito

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    Cuba betrayed, The growth and decline of the Cuban Republic

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    Wifredo Lam is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Cuba

    Wifredo Lam

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    Loosing my Espanish

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    Paradiso, José Lezama Lima

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    Diary of the Cuban revolution, The twelve

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    The Island of Eternal Love

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    Climbing Back, History As a Second Language

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    Vicente Had to House a Relative

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    The campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. N. B. Forrest^! and of Forrest's Calvary

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    Los niños se despiden, Campo de amor y de batalla, Salterio y ...

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    Facts and Fables by Luis Medina^! Photographer, Vereda Tropical, Un ...

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    Enrique Martínez Celaya

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    The unsuspected revolution

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    Arbitration in Latin America

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    Black woman and other poems, Cantico de la huella, Where the island sleeps ...

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    Lisandro Otero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from Cuba

    Cultural policy in Cuba

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    Dirty Havana trilogy

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    'The nuns', Song of the errant heart

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    My father sings^! to my embarrassment

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    Jose Manuel Prieto is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Authors from Cuba

    Rex, Nocturnal butterflies of the Russian Empire

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    Kcho is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Authors from Cuba


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