In this week’s issue, Jon Lee Anderson writes about the Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura, and about Cuba’s complex, troubled history with its writers and artists:

A look at Rena Effendi’s photographs of Havana, where we see a city almost frozen in time:

Top: A family inside of an old wooden house in San Francisco de Paula, an outlying suburb of Havana, where Hemingway used to live.

Bottom-Left: A couple dancing salsa on their doorstep, in San Francisco de Paula.

Bottom-Right: A man loads produce for the state-owned fresh-food market in Regla.