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American Expats in Pre-Castro Cuba

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Rachel Kushner’s debut novel, Telex from Cuba, weaves together family stories and archival research to paint a portrait of the lives of American expats in pre-Castro Cuba.

Events: Rachel Kushner will be speaking and signing books
Tuesday, July 22 at 7 pm
The Old American Can Factory
232 3rd Street (at 3rd Avenue)
Gowanus, Brooklyn

Rachel Kushner will be speaking and signing books
Wednesday, July 23 at 7 pm
192 Books
192 10th Avenue (at 21st Street)

Guests:

Rachel Kushner
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Comments [3]

jess from brooklyn

cook the leaves like you would chard or kale, collards, mustard greens

Jul. 22 2008 11:46 PM
jess from brooklyn

beets-
they're great baked (like a potato) and then peeled. toss in salad, pasta, etc.
also tasty raw, here's a really simple recipe for raw beet and carrot salad that i love:
http://chocolateandzucchini.com/archives/2008/03/grated_carrots_and_beets.php

Jul. 22 2008 11:44 PM
alicia from west hartford

I have grown so many beets this summer! Do you have any interesting recipes for the leaves? I've heard they are very nutritious, but I never know what to do with them! Thanks!

Jul. 22 2008 01:03 PM

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