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December 9, 2016

Vassar Tour Guides Recommend New Book, “Stolen Light,” By Claudia Riess, to Travelers Embarking on a Trip to Cuba

Poughkeepsie, New York – Vassar College is hosting two sold-out “people-to-people trips” to Cuba for its alumni, family and friends. The first is scheduled for January 7-16 and the second, February 15-24. After reviewing Stolen Light written by alumna Claudia Riess, the Vassar travel program coordinator and the Vassar Latin American history professor who is the tour guide have requested copies of the book for distribution to all tour participants. The art suspense novel has a pivotal Cuba theme. [More…]


June 10, 2016

Riverhead Library Hosts Claudia Riess, Author of “Stolen Light,”Which Begins During Cuban Revolution

Riverhead – Claudia Riess, author of a suspense novel set in the art world, “Stolen Light,” will appear at the Riverhead Free Library on Wednesday, August 17. The story begins in Cuba, long before recent foreign policy developments. The author talk and book signing will be held 7-8:30 P.M. The library is located at 330 Court Street. [More…]