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From the Publisher"Provides the reader with a valuable insight into the mindset of Cubans and helps to explain a previously unexplored aspect of Cuban history. . . . A surprisingly enjoyable read and should be read by those interested in Latin America, regardless of their academic discipline."
— Journal of Third World Studies
"[A] thought-provoking, informative, and elegant study. It is—controversy and all—a brilliant cultural history of suicide in the Cuban national imaginary."
— American Historical Review
"[A] well-argued and fascinating book that speaks to historians and suicide experts. . . . A provocative study that makes an important contribution to the history of suicide."
— Bulletin of the History of Medicine
"Beautifully-written, well-organized, and thoroughly researched. . . . Undoubtedly an important work for anyone interested in Cuban society and culture."
— Florida Historical Quarterly
For deeper insights into the suicidal nature of Cuban politics, there is no greater resource than . . . To Die in Cuba.
— Washington Post Book World
[Perez's] method of narrating this complex prevalence historically and sociologically is impressive and relentless.
— Times Literary Supplement
Monumental and well-documented.
— Miami Herald
Well written and carefully researched.
— Library Journal
Louis Perez Jr. is an imcomparably original historian of Cuba.
— Journal of Latin American Studies