August Issue of Caribbean Review of Books

Caribbean Review of BooksOver at JahWorld, Pam Mordecai has some interesting thoughts about the latest issue of the Caribbean Review of Books, which contains among its many delights:


Man for all seasons
Brendan de Caires on Havana Red, Havana Black, and Havana Blue, by Leonardo Padura, trans. Peter Bush

Wish you were here
Melanie Archer on An Eye for the Tropics: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque, by Krista A. Thompson


Many tongues
John Gilmore on The Trickster’s Tongue: An Anthology of Poetry in Translation from Africa and the African Diaspora, ed. and trans. Mark de Brito


Kinky reggae
Jonathan Ali on She’s Gone, by Kwame Dawes


Power of one
Philip Nanton on Beyond the Islands: An Autobiography, by James Mitchell


Marginalia
News about Caribbean books, writers, and art


Reading list
Shadowing Sir Vidia


Imagination’s gold
David Dabydeen on the forgotten poems of Egbert Martin


“Writing is about discovery”
Geoffrey Philp talks to Nicholas Laughlin about litblogging


Worthless women
Marlon James on Jean Rhys and her female characters


Listening in
B.C. Pires on jointpop’s January Transfer Window


Notebook
Nicholas Laughlin on Nikolai Noel’s Forgiveness; Judy Raymond behind the scenes with Meiling; Garnette Cadogan on V.S. Naipaul’s non-fiction


Poems
“Mangrove”, by Vahni Capildeo; “Rats But No Worry”, by Thomas Reiter


Portfolio
Calabash 2007; photographs by Georgia Popplewell

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Comments

i will definitely have to check it out. i am about to REread Kwame's book...i loved it THAT much.

(i hope you are cool)

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