A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.
For the critic, the author does not exist; only a certain number of writings exist.
Every day I tell myself that reading newspapers is a waste of time, but then... I cannot do without them. They are like a drug.
I was born in Cuba, and my parents were tropical agronomists.
In 'Cosmicomics,' I came close to science fiction - I was inspired by cosmological subjects and the workings of the universe and invented a character who was a sort of witness to everything that was happening inside the solar system.
The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him.