The English-language version of the book, "Cuba and its Neighbours. Democracy in Motion," was published in 2013. The Spanish version came out earlier this year.
The reception is scheduled for 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Instituto Cubano de Amistad con los Pueblos along Calle 17 in Havana's Vedado neighborhood.
August is based in Montreal. For more information about his work, see his website.