Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

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Joshua Jelly-Schapiro is the author of Island People: the Caribbean and the World, and the co-editor, with Rebecca Solnit, of Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas. Currently a visiting scholar at the Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU, he lives in New York and in the Caribbean. 


Cover Photo: Photo by Noah Friedman-Rudovsky/Memorial for Fidel Castro in Santiago, Cuba
Santiago de Cuba: On Fidel Castro’s Farewell

“‘I am Fidel’—that was the official watchword for all Cubans mourning the Comandante.”