By Yoss,David Frye

ISBN-10: 1531816223

ISBN-13: 9781531816223

ISBN-10: 1632060361

ISBN-13: 9781632060365

The such a lot profitable and debatable Cuban technology Fiction author of all time, Yoss (aka José Miguel Sánchez Gómez) is understood for his acerbic photos of the island below Communism. In his bestselling A Planet for Rent, Yoss will pay homage to Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles and 334 via 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 resourceful Latin American voice.

Praise for Yoss

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

"A talented and bold writer."
—David Iaconangelo

"José Miguel Sánchez [Yoss] is Cuba’s so much adorned technology fiction writer, who has cultivated the main status for this style within the mainstream, and the one individual of all of the Island’s citizens who lives via his pen.”
Cuenta Regresiva

Born José Miguel Sánchez Gómez, Yoss assumed his pen identify in 1988, while he received the Premio David Award within the technology fiction class 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 direction on Narrative thoughts on the Onelio Jorge Cardoso heart of Literary education, within the yr 1999. this present day, Yoss writes either reasonable and technological know-how fiction works. along those novels, the writer produces essays, compliment for, and compilations, and actively promotes the Cuban technology fiction literary workshops, Espiral and Espacio Abierto.

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

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