Achy Obejas Uses the Noir Form to Explore Her Cuban Roots

Jason Creps
Chicago Reader | June 2, 2008
The 18 stories collected in the anthology Havana Noir are nothing if not messy. The Havana reflected in its pages is coldly violent and explosively loving. It's vibrant, brutal, amoral, sordid, romantic, idealistic, pragmatic, and gleefully ambiguous.

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