Key Writings

Comic Books / Graphic Novels (via Wikipedia)

Biographical Novel Che Guevara, by Kiyoshi Konno & Chie Shimano, Emotional Content, 2009

Che: A Graphic Biography, by Sid Jacobson & Ernie Colon, Hill and Wang, 2009, ISBN 0-8090-9492-4. Link

Che: A Graphic Biography, by Spain Rodriguez, Verso, May 2008, ISBN 1-84467-168-2. Video

Che Guevara: A Manga Biography, by Kiyoshi Konno & Chie Shimano, Penguin, 2010, ISBN 0-14-311816-1

Che Guevara For Beginners, by Sergio Sinjay, Writers & Readers, 1997, ISBN 0-86316-256-8

The Epic & True* Life Story of Che Guevara, by Ian Harker, Triumvirate Press, 2005

The Last Days of Che Guevara: A Graphic Novel, by Marco Rizzo and Lelio Bonaccorso, Red Quill Books, 2013, ISBN 978-1-926958-30-9

From the Marxist Internet Archive


1952: The Motorcycle Diaries [partial transcription]

1963: Our America and Theirs [partial transcription]

1963: Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War [partial transcription]

1967: The Che Reader [partial transcription]

1967: The Bolivian Diary [partial transcription]


April 18, 1959: Abstract of: A New Old Interview

August 19, 1960: On Revolutionary Medicine

October 8, 1960: Notes for the Study of the Ideology of the Cuban Revolution

March 28, 1961: Mobilising the Masses for the Invasion

April 9, 1961: Cuba: Exceptional Case or Vanguard in the Struggle Against Colonialism?

August 8, 1961: On Growth and Imperialism

September, 1962: The Cadres: Backbone of the Revolution

1963: Guerrilla war, a method [note: not to be confused with his famous book on the subject.]

March 25, 1964: On Development

December 11, 1964: Colonialism is Doomed

February, 1965: Second Economic Seminar of the Organization of Afro-Asian Solidarity

March, 1965: Man and Socialism in Cuba

April 1, 1965: Farewell letter from Che to Fidel Castro

April 16, 1967: Message to the Tricontinental

Best-Sellers (via Wikipedia)

Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life, by Jon Lee Anderson, Grove Press, 1998, ISBN 0-8021-3558-7

Compañero: The Life and Death of Che Guevara, by Jorge G. Castañeda, 1st Vintage Books, 1998, ISBN 0-679-75940-9

Guevara, Also Known as Che, by Paco Ignacio Taibo II, St. Martin’s Griffin, 1999, ISBN 0-312-20652-6

Memoirs / Accounts by Che’s Contemporaries (via Wikipedia)

At the Side of Che Guevara: Interviews With Harry Villegas, by Harry “Pombo” Villegas, Pathfinder Press, 1997, ISBN 0-87348-855-5

Becoming Che: Guevara’s Second and Final Trip through Latin America, by Carlos “Calica” Ferrer – Translated from the Spanish by Sarah L. Smith, Marea Editorial, 2006, ISBN 987-1307-07-1

Che: A Memoir, by Fidel Castro, Ocean Press (AU), 2006, ISBN 1-920888-25-X

Che’s Companeros: Witnesses to A Legend, by Francis Giacobetti & Mauricio Vicent, Editions Assouline, 1997, ISBN 2-84323-039-X

Che in Africa: Che Guevara’s Congo Diary, edited by William Galvez, Ocean Press, 1999, ISBN 1-876175-08-7

Che Guevara and the Latin American Revolution, by Manuel “Barbarroja” Pineiro, Ocean Press (AU), 2006, ISBN 1-920888-46-2

Che Guevara and the Latin American Revolutionary Movements, by Manuel “Barbarroja” Pineiro, Ocean Press, 2001, ISBN 1-876175-32-X

Che’s Guerrilla War, by Régis Debray, Penguin books, 1976, ISBN 014021884X

Che Wants to See You: The Untold Story of Che Guevara, by Ciro Bustos, Verso, 2013, ISBN 1781680965

Ernesto: A Memoir of Che Guevara, by Hilda Gadea, Doubleday, 1972, ASIN B000OM10HQ

Fertile Ground : Che Guevara and Bolivia : a Firsthand Account by Rodolfo Saldaña, Pathfinder Press, 2001, ISBN 0-87348-923-3

From the Escambray to the Congo: In the Whirlwind of the Cuban Revolution, by Victor Dreke, Pathfinder Press, 2002, ISBN 0-87348-947-0

Memories of Che, by Guillermo Cabrera and Jonathan Fried, Lyle Stuart, 1987, ISBN 978-0818403859
My Friend Che, by Ricardo Rojo, Dial Press, 1968, ASIN B0006BTUEU

My Life with Che, by Hilda Gadea, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, ISBN 0-230-60601-6

Pombo: A Man With Che Guevara in Bolivia 1966-68, by Harry “Pombo” Villegas, Pathfinder Press, 1997, ISBN 0-87348-833-4

Remembering Che: My Life with Che Guevara, by Aleida March, Ocean Press, 2012, ISBN 0987077937

Young Che: Memories of Che Guevara by His Father, by Ernesto Guevara Lynch, Vintage Books, 2008, ISBN 0307390446

Biographical (via Wikipedia)

Che Guevara, by Andrew Sinclair, Viking, 1970, ASIN B000UD0VRE

Che Guevara, by Carlos Tablada, Pathway Pub, 1989, ISBN 0-947083-07-3

Che Guevara, by David Sandison, St. Martin’s Griffin, 1998, ISBN 0-312-18273-2

Che Guevara, by Fernando Díaz Villanueva, Dastin Export, 2004, ISBN 84-96249-66-2

Che Guevara, by Frank Niess, Haus Publishers Ltd, 2007, ISBN 1-904341-99-3

Che Guevara, by Kate Havelin, Twenty First Century Books, 2006, ISBN 0-8225-5951-X

Che Guevara: A Biography, by Daniel James, Stein & Day Pub, 1969, ISBN 0-8128-1348-0

Che Guevara: A Biography, by Richard L. Harris, Praeger Pub, 2009, ISBN 0-313-35916-4

Che Guevara: A Life, by Nick Caistor, Interlink Pub Group, 2009, ISBN 1-56656-759-9

Che Guevara: An Anthology, by Joseph Hart, Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2004, ISBN 1-56025-519-6

Che Guevara: An Epilogue, by Robert D Hagan, Naval War College, 1969, ASIN B0007HM7UC

Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution, by Mike Gonzalez, Bookmarks, 2004, ISBN 1-898876-45-2

Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution, by Donny Gluckstein & Mike Gonzalez, Bookmarks, 1999, ISBN 1-898876-45-2

Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution: Writings and Speeches of Ernesto Che Guevara, by David Deutschmann, Pathfinder, 1987, ISBN 0-947083-02-2

Che Guevara (Critical Lives), by Eric Luther & Ted Henken, Alpha Books, 2001, ISBN 0-02-864199-X

Che Guevara, Firebrand Revolutionary, by Michael V. Uschan, Lucent Books, 2006, ISBN 1-59018-970-1

Che Guevara (Leading Lives), by David Downing, Heinemann Library, 2003, ISBN 1-4034-3493-X

Che Guevara Reader: Writings by Ernesto Che Guevara on Guerrilla Strategy, Politics & Revolution, edited by David Deutschmann, Ocean Press (AU), 1997, ISBN 1-875284-93-1

Che: Selected Works of Ernesto Guevara, edited with an introduction by Rolando E. Bonachea and Nelson P. Valdes, MIT Press, 1969, ISBN 0-262-02053-X

Che: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of a Revolutionary, by Joseph Hart, Basic Books, 2008, ISBN 1-56025-519-6

Che Guevara: You Win or You Die (grades 6-12), by Stuart A. Kallen, Lerner Publishing Group, 2012, ISBN 9780822590354

Comandante Che: Guerrilla Soldier, Commander, and Strategist, 1956-1967, by Paul J. Dosal, Penn State University Press, 2003, ISBN 0-271-02261-2

Ernesto Che Guevara, by Douglas Kellner, Chelsea House, 1988, ISBN 1-55546-835-7

Ernesto Che Guevara, by I. Lavretsky, Progress Publishers, 1976, ASIN B000B9V7AW

Ernesto “Che” Guevara (The Great Hispanic Heritage), by Dennis Abrams, Chelsea House Publications, 2010, ISBN 1-60413-732-0

Tania, the Woman Che Guevara Loved, by José Antonio Friedl Zapata, Planeta, 1997, ISBN 978-3-351-02465-9

Tania: Undercover With Che Guevara in Bolivia, by Ulises Estrada, Ocean Press (AU), 2005, ISBN 1-876175-43-5

Testimonies about Che, Compilation by Marta Rojas, Pablo de la Torriente, 2006, ISBN 959-259-236-5

The Complete Bolivian Diaries of Che Guevara, and Other Captured Documents, by Daniel James, Cooper Square Press, 2000, ISBN 0-8154-1056-5

The Life and Times of Che Guevara, by David Sandison, Parragon, 1996, ISBN 0-7525-1776-7

The Story of Che Guevara, by Lucía Álvarez de Toledo, Quercus Publishing, 2010, ISBN 1-84916-032-5

Analysis / Commentary (via Wikipedia)

A Brave Man, by Adys Cupull & Froilan Gonzalez, Editorial Jose Marti, 1997, ISBN 959-09-0104-2

Analysis of the Military Strategies and Warfare Principles of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro During the Cuban Revolution, by Monte H Callen, Air Command and Staff College, 1985, ASIN B0006YU47Y

Che and Fidel: A Deep Friendship, by Ornan Batista, Editorial Capitan San Luis, 2004, ISBN 959-211-264-9

Che Guevara and the Coming World Revolution, by Rico Dean, CreateSpace, 2008, ISBN 1-4404-7539-3

Che Guevara and the Economic Debate in Cuba, by Luiz Bernardo Pericás, Atropos Press, 2009, ISBN 0-9819462-8-3

Che Guevara and the FBI: The U.S. Political Police Dossier on the Latin American Revolutionary, by Michael Ratner, Ocean Press (AU), 1997, ISBN 1-875284-76-1

Che Guevara and the Fight for Socialism Today: Cuba Confronts the World Crisis of the ’90s, by Mary-Alice Waters, Pathfinder Press (NY), 1992, ISBN 0-87348-760-5

Che Guevara and the Incurable Disease, by Felix M.D. Fernandez-Madrid, Dorrance Publishing, 1997, ISBN 0-8059-4087-1

Che Guevara and the Latin American Revolutionary Movements, by Manuel Piñeiro Losada, Ocean Press, 2001, ISBN 1-876175-32-X

Che Guevara and the Imperialist Reality, by Mary-Alice Waters, Pathfinder Press, 1998, ISBN 0-87348-899-7

Che Guevara: Economics and Politics in the Transition to Socialism, by Carlos Tablada, Pathfinder Press (NY), 1998, ISBN 0-87348-876-8

Che Guevara: His Revolutionary Legacy, by Oliver Besancenot & Michael Löwy, Monthly Review Press, 2009, ISBN 1-58367-177-3

Che Guevara: Icon, Myth, and Message, by David Kunzle, UCLA, 1997, ISBN 0-930741-59-5

Che Guevara: In Search of Revolution, (Library Binding Grades 7 and up) by Calvin Craig Miller, Morgan Reynolds Publishing, 2006, ISBN 1-931798-93-1

Che Guevara on Revolution: A Documentary Overview, by Jay Mallin, University of Miami Press, 1969

Che Guevara, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution, by Peter McLaren, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000, ISBN 0-8476-9533-6

Che Guevara: Symbol of Struggle, by Tony Saunois, Socialist Books, 2005, ISBN 1-870958-34-9 –> Read Online

Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution, by Helen Yaffe, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, ISBN 0-230-21821-0. Link

Che Guevara: The Failure of a Revolutionary, by Leo Sauvage, Prentice-Hall, 1973, ISBN 0-13-128330-8

Che Guevara: The Iconoclast, by Bikas Chakrabarti, Progressive Publishers, 2000, ISBN 81-86383-83-2

Che in Verse, edited by Gavin O’Toole and Georgina Jiménez, Aflame Books, 2007, ISBN 0-9552339-5-X

Che on My Mind, by Margaret Randall, Duke University Press Books, 2013, ISBN 0822355922

Che’s Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America, by Paulo Drinot, Duke University Press, 2010, ISBN 0-8223-4767-9

Che: The Making of a Legend, by Martin Ebon, Universe books, 1969, ISBN 0-87663-100-6

Che Guevara: The Making of a Revolutionary, by Samuel Willard Crompton, Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2009, ISBN 1-4339-0053-X

Children of Che: Childcare and Education in Cuba, by Karen Wald, Ramparts Press, 1978, ISBN 0-87867-064-5

Death of a Revolutionary: Che Guevara’s Last Mission, by Richard L. Harris, W. W. Norton & Company, 2007, ISBN 0-393-33094-X

Ernesto Che Guevara: Ethics and Aesthetics of an Existence, by Pedro Luis Sotolongo, Editorial José Martí, 2002, ISBN 959-09-0213-8

Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara: Modern Revolutionary, by Jay Mallin, Samhar Pr, 1973, ISBN 0-87157-556-6

Exposing the Real Che Guevara: And the Useful Idiots Who Idolize Him, by Humberto Fontova, Sentinel HC, 2007, ISBN 1-59523-027-0

Fidel and Che: A Revolutionary Friendship, by Simon Reid-Henry, Walker & Company, 2009, ISBN 0-8027-1573-7

Fidel Castro’s Tribute to Che Guevara, by Fidel Castro, Merit, 1967, ASIN B0007ERDSG

Great Rebel: Che Guevara in Bolivia, by Luis J. Gonzales, Grove Press, 1969, ISBN 0-394-17156-X

Guerrilla Movements in Latin America, by Richard Gott, Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1970, ISBN 0-17-138038-X

Revolution and Revolutionaries: Guerrilla Movements in Latin America, by Daniel Castro, Rowman & Littlefield, 1999, ISBN 0-8420-2626-6

The Black Beret: The Life and Meaning of Che Guevara, by Marvin D. Resnick, Ballantine, 1970

The Che Handbook, by Gareth Jenkins, MQ Publications Ltd, 2003, ISBN 1-84072-502-8

The Che Guevara Myth and the Future of Liberty, by Alvaro Vargas Llosa, Independent Institute, 2006, ISBN 1-59813-005-6

The CIA Against Che, by Adys Cupull & Froilan Gonzalez, Editorial Capitan San Luis, 2007, ISBN 978-959-211-314-5

The Defeat of Che Guevara: Military Response to Guerilla Challenge in Bolivia, by Gary Prado Salmon, John Deredita, & Lawrence H. Hall, Praeger Publishers, 1990, ISBN 0-275-93211-7

The Fall of Che Guevara: A Story of Soldiers, Spies, and Diplomats, by Henry Butterfield Ryan, Oxford University Press, 1999, ISBN 0-19-513100-2

The Fat Capitalist’s Song on the Death of Che Guevara, by Times Change Press, 1970, ISBN 0-87810-003-2

The First and Second Declarations of Havana: Manifestos of Revolutionary Struggle in the Americas Adopted by the Cuban People, by Mary-Alice Waters, Pathfinder Press, 2007, ISBN 0-87348-869-5

The Future of Che Guevara, by Hans Koningsberger, Doubleday & Company, 1971, ASIN B000GLDYQU

The Latin American Revolution: Politics and Strategy from Apro-Marxism to Guevarism, by Donald Clark Hodges, W. Morrow, 1974, ISBN 0-688-00315-X

The Legacy of Che Guevara: A Documentary Study, by Donald Clark Hodges, Thames and Hudson, 1977, ISBN 0-500-25056-1

The Marxism of Che Guevara: Philosophy, Economics, Revolutionary Warfare, by Michael Löwy, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007, ISBN 0-7425-3903-2

The Murder of Che Guevara, by Steve Reynolds, Wild Geese Pub Co, 1984, ISBN 0-918379-25-3

The New Left: Six Critical Essays on Che Guevara, by Maurice Cranston, The Bodley Head, 1970, ASIN B000VB6PZW

The New Man in Cuba: Culture and Identity in the Revolution, by Ana Serra, University Press of Florida, 2007, ISBN 0-8130-3072-2

The Revolution Will Not Be Capitalized: Che Guevara, by Charles Carreon, American Buddha, Amazon Digital Services, 2008, ASIN B0013ENSJC

Third World Series, Viva Che, by Marianne Alexandre, Lorrimer, 1969, ASIN B000LAN6T6

Venceremos! The Speeches and Writings of Che Guevara, by John Gerassi, London. Weidenfeld, 1968, ISBN 0-297-76438-1

Viva Che !: Contributions in Tribute to Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, by Marianne Sinclair, Lorrimer Publishing, 1968, ISBN 1-898876-45-2

Viva Che!: The Strange Death and Life of Che Guevara, by Andrew Sinclair, Sutton Publishing, 2006, ISBN 0-7509-4310-6

Who Killed Che?: How the CIA Got Away With Murder, by Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith, OR books, 2011, ISBN 978-1-935928-49-2. review with video


  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • Add to favorites
  • Email

Related Posts