Literature

Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (May/Jun 2024)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews by Shivanee Ramlochan of Ocean Stirrings by Merle Collins; What Start Bad a Mornin’ by Carol Mitchell; Belmont Portfolio by John Robert Lee; and Masman by Peter Minshall

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Mar/Apr 2024)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews by Shivanee Ramlochan of We Are the Crisis by Cadwell Turnbull; Self-Portrait as Othello by Jason Allen-Paisant; Elektrik: Caribbean Writing; and Uprooting by Marchelle Farrell

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Jan/Feb 2024)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews by Shivanee Ramlochan of Growing up Woodbrook by Dylan Kerrigan; Loverbar by Lizbette Ocasio-Russe; The Blue, Beautiful World by Karen Lord; and All Made of Longing by Ruth Osman Rose

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Nov/Dec 2023)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews by Shivanee Ramlochan of Love the Dark Days by Ira Mathur; The Mother Island by Jacinth Howard; Song for My Father by S Brian Samuel; and The God of Good Looks by Breanne Mc Ivor

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Literature, People, Canada, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago

Sam Selvon at 100 (1923–2023) | Icon

In partnership with the Bocas Lit Fest, Caribbean Beat celebrates the centenary and legacy of Trinidad-born author Samuel Selvon (1923–2023)

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Sep/Oct 2023)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews by Shivanee N Ramlochan of A Fierce Green Place: New and Selected Poems by Pamela Mordecai; Tobago Son by John Arnold; No One Will Come Back For Us by Premee Mohamed; and King of Soca by Elizabeth Montano

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (Jul/Aug 2023)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Fire Rush by Jacqueline Crooks; Blackgirl on Mars by Lesley-Ann Brown; A Sun to be Sewn by Jean D’Amérique; and Writing Gender into the Caribbean: Selected Essays 1988 to 2020 by Patricia Mohammed

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Literature, Reviews

Book buzz | Reviews (May/Jun 2023)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Hungry Ghosts by Kevin Jared Hosein; The Adventures of a Black Edwardian Intellectual by Pamela Roberts; The Animated Universe by Samantha Thornhill; and Where Dogs Bark with Their Tails by Estelle-Sarah Bulle

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