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She told me that if I took her picture my camera would break, but I smiled and asked to try. Two weeks later my camera broke.
“Jazz is not a live being, and music is not subject to our laws of time.”
“There was a trance concert in the Japanese village of nine hundred people, and I didn’t know about it.”
“‘I am Fidel’—that was the official watchword for all Cubans mourning the Comandante.”
“One trip is not enough to begin to understand life on the island.”
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