“The Cuban Revolution is and always has been a brand. Its face has changed over time -- from the barbudo rebels of the Sierra Maestra to Che Guevara's piercing stare, from Cuba's graying salsa legends to its globe-trotting medics -- but incredibly, its essence has survived.”
Journalist and author Michael Casey, explaining the improbable success of Fidel Castro’s “brand Cuba” in this highly readable article in The Wall Street Journal.
Welcome to the blog of my new book, Child of the Revolution: Growing up in Castro's Cuba, which is published in Australia and New Zealand by Allen & Unwin.
The book is now available in the UK, Canada and the US, and in Brazil (in Portuguese).