Outward reach: Rex Nettleford dancing in the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica's production of Kumina. Nettleford is the company's founder and principal choreographer. Photograph by Jacqueline Gannie

Rex Nettleford: A Voice from the Caribbean

Jamaica's Rex Nettleford, one of the most influential figures in the cultural and intellectual life of the Caribbean, talks about his bold new book.

Bookshelf (Spring 1994)

Bookshelf (Spring 1994)

The best new and recent books about the Caribbean.

Caribbean Bookshelf (Winter 1993)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Winter 1993)

Some of the best new and recent books about the Caribbean.

Illustration by Lilo Nido

Riding the Bus in Grenada (a Poem)

Sharon Almerigi takes her life in her hands.

Caribbean Bookshelf (Autumn 1993)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Autumn 1993)

Roundup of books of Caribbean interest.

The Slippers Man

The Slippers Man

Paul Keens-Douglas tries to economise in these hard times, but quickly meets his match.

Ian Thomson: Hooked on Haiti

Ian Thomson: Hooked on Haiti

Kathryn Topham meets Ian Thomson, the author of a new full-length book on one of the Caribbean's most intriguing countries - Haiti.

Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1993)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1993)

Some new and recent books about the Caribbean.

Mustapha Matura. Photograph by David Ross

Mustapha Matura: My London

The Caribbean-born playwright Mustapaha Matura settled in London three decades ago. He explains what he loves best about his adopted home.

Phyllis Alfrey: The Art of Living Together

Polly Pattullo looks back at the achievement of Dominica's writer-politician, Phyllis Alfrey.