Brin-Jonathan Butler, author of The Domino Diaries

Brin-Jonathan Butler, author of The Domino Diaries

Cuba has trained some of the world’s top boxers, and won more than 35 Olympic Gold Medals in the sport. But the life of a Cuban boxer, outside the ring, is far less glamorous than what we’ve come to expect from top athletes. We explore Cuban culture through the lens of boxing, in a society on the brink of unknown change.


  • Brin-Jonathan Butler Author, “The Domino Diaries: My Decade Boxing with Olympic Champions and Chasing Hemingway's Ghost in the Last Days of Castro’s Cuba" (Picador, 2015)

READ: The Domino Diaries - Excerpt

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