Leonardo Padura, Cuba’s best-known novelist, is the three-time recipient of the Dashiell Hammett Award given by the International Association of Detective Writers. His books that have been translated into English include Havana Red, Havana Gold, Havana Blue, Havana Black and Adios Hemmingway. He lives in Havana and can be reached via Achy Obejas, at aobejas@​depaul.​edu.
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Leonardo Padura