(Author Julia Cooke at Miss Lilys radio in Soho, NYC. Photo: Jauretsi)

Julia Cooke visits Jauretsi at The Sugar Barons show to talk about her new book, The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba. In the book, Julia shares her living experiences in contemporary Cuba and the diverse group of young Cubans she met, from a sex worker to a jazz player. Julia offers an insightfully balanced perspective on the new Cuba.

Listen to the show here. Recorded Aug 13, 2014