Literature

Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Sep/Oct 2022)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Wild Fires by Sophie Jai; Uncertain Kin by Janice Lynn Mather; let the dead in by Saida Agostini; and The Most Magnificent! by Jeunanne Alkins and Neala Bhagwansingh

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Embark, Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Jul/Aug 2022)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Habitus by Radna Fabias; A Regarded Self: Caribbean Woman-hood and the Ethics of Disorderly Being by Kaiama L. Glover; One Day, One Day, Congotay by Merle Hodge; and Josephine Against the Sea by Shakirah Bourne

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Immerse, Literature, People, Science, United States

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein: Griot of the universe | Snapshot

With a trailblazing Barbadian mother and CLR James for a step-grandfather, award-winning author and scientist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares with Erline Andrews how her Caribbean roots have shaped her success

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Arrive, Literature, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo: opening the door | Snapshot

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo grew up surrounded by stories. Now, as the Trinidadian writer publishes her already acclaimed debut novel, she tells Shivanee Ramlochan how family and home have indelibly shaped her writing

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Arrive, Literature

A thirty-year-quiz | Did you even know

It’s a thirtieth anniversary edition of our triva quiz! Test your knowledge of some of the vibrant people and places who have appeared on the cover of Caribbean Beat

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Embark, Literature, Reviews

Bookshelf (Mar/Apr 2022) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of The Bread the Devil Knead by Lisa Allen-Agostini; Easily Fooled by H. Nigel Thomas; Pandemic Poems: First Wave by Olive Senior; and The Gift of Music and Song: Interviews with Jamaican Women Writers by Jacqueline Bishop

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Embark, Literature, Reviews

Bookshelf (Jan/Feb 2022) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Dangerous Freedom by Lawrence Scott; How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones; The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein; and Nature’s Wild: Love, Sex, and Law in the Caribbean by Andil Gosine

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Embark, Literature, Reviews

Bookshelf (Nov/Dec 2021) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of This One Sky Day by Leone Ross; Can You Sign My Tentacle by Brandon O’Brien; Testimonies on the History of Jamaica, Volume 1 by Zakiya McKenzie; and Dominoes at the Crossroads by Kaie Kellough

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