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Dick Cluster


Dick Cluster landed in Havana’s José Martí airport for the first time in 1969 and has been fascinated by the city ever since, exploring it by foot, bicycle, city bus, tour bus, car, ferry, and other means. An Oakland resident, he is a translator of Latin American literature, most recently editing and translating the collection Kill the Ámpaya: The Best Latin American Baseball Fiction and Mylene Fernández Pintado’s novel of contemporary Havana, A Corner of the World. Previous nonfiction books include They Should Have That Cup of Coffee, and Shrinking Dollars, Vanishing Jobs.

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