New PDF release: A Planet for Rent

By Yoss,David Frye

The so much profitable and arguable Cuban technology Fiction author of all time, Yoss (aka José Miguel Sánchez Gómez) is understood for his acerbic graphics of the island lower than Communism. In his bestselling A Planet for Rent, Yoss will pay homage to Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles and 334 by way of Thomas M. Disch. A critique of Cuba within the nineties, after the autumn of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact, A Planet for Rent marks the debut in English of an astonishingly courageous and ingenious Latin American voice.

Praise for Yoss

“One of the main prestigious technological know-how fiction authors of the island.”
On Cuba Magazine

"A proficient and bold writer."
—David Iaconangelo

"José Miguel Sánchez [Yoss] is Cuba’s so much adorned technological know-how fiction writer, who has cultivated the main status for this style within the mainstream, and the single individual of the entire Island’s citizens who lives by way of his pen.”
Cuenta Regresiva

Born José Miguel Sánchez Gómez, Yoss assumed his pen identify in 1988, while he gained the Premio David Award within the technology fiction classification for Timshel. along with his odd pseudonym, the author's aesthetic of an impentinent rocker has allowed him to face out among his fellow Cuban writers. incomes a level in Biology in 1991, he went directly to graduate from the 1st ever path on Narrative options on the Onelio Jorge Cardoso heart of Literary education, within the 12 months 1999. this present day, Yoss writes either reasonable and technology fiction works. along those novels, the writer produces essays, compliment for, and compilations, and actively promotes the Cuban technological know-how fiction literary workshops, Espiral and Espacio Abierto.

When he isn’t translating, David Frye teaches Latin American tradition and society on the collage of Michigan. Translations contain First New Chronicle and Good Government through Guaman Poma de Ayala (Peru, 1615); The Mangy Parrot by way of José Joaquín Fernandez de Lizardi (Mexico, 1816), for which he obtained a countrywide Endowment for the humanities Fellowship; Writing throughout Cultures: Narrative Transculturation in Latin America through Ángel Rama (Uruguay, 1982), and a number of other Cuban and Spanish novels and poems.

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