Menendez's New Stories Delight, Provoke, Confound - ABC News | Cuba |

"Adios, Happy Homeland!" (Black Cat), by Ana Menendez: In Ana Menendez's second book of short stories, everything flies: the characters, in parachutes and out of airplanes; time, in jolting movements back and forth; and the quiet, cutting realism that has defined her previous works.