ABOUT

Servando González is a Cuban-born American writer. He received his training as a historian at the University of Havana. He has written books, essays, articles, and multimedia on Cuban and Latin American history, intelligence and espionage, semiotics, hypertext, and art history.

González is the author of Historia herética de la revolución fidelista (San Francisco, 1986); Observando (San Francisco, 1986), The Secret Fidel Castro: Deconstructing the Symbol (Oakland, 2001), The Nuclear Deception: Nikita Khrushchev and the Cuban Missile Crisis (2002), and La madre de todas las conspiraciones: una novela de ideas subversivas (2005).

His articles have been published in many magazines, newspapers, and Web sites in the U.S. and abroad. Servando is an Apple Macintosh certified multimedia developer, and has authored many computer programs, among them: Hypertext for Beginners, Popol Vuh: An Interactive Text/Graphics Adventure, The Riddle of the Swastika: A Study in Symbolism, and How to Create Your Own Personal Intelligence Agency. He has created many Web sites for himself and for others; among them CastroMania: The Fidel Watch, Tyrant Aficionado, The Swastika and the Nazis, and Memoirs of a Computer Heretic.

Servando is available for lectures on any of the subjects mentioned in his books. You may contact him at servandoglez05 [at] yahoo [period] com.