What, like with a net?
No, it appears that he’s aiming his autobiography at readers in Asia. Following last week’s release of his book in Mandarin , translations in Hindi, Farsi, Hindhalese are set to follow.
I thought the title would be something exciting like “How to Become Leader of Your Own Communist Country in Ten Easy Lessons”. Instead, he chose the boring “Fidel Castro: My Life – A Spoken Autobiography.” Come on, dude. How do you expect to move any product with a title like that?
Let us not forget that this is the same paranoid man who built himself his own private hospital and has a predilection for consuming gourmet hams.
After a recent visit, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez pronounced his friend, Mr. Castro, to be “happy, splendid, and full of ideas.” (Which sounds suspiciously like a euphemism for “babbling lunatic”…)
Why do we read about other (more famous) peoples’ lives? Does it show us the path to power? Give us a possible template for success? Or do they simply allow us to live lavish lives vicariously, if only for a few hours…