“We are truly blessed to have access to this treasury of voices speaking so eloquently of ancient wisdom and contemporary understanding. The ancestors must be extremely gratified to behold the assemblage of truth-seekers and teachers who have shared their insights with us,” comments Malidoma Somé, Author of Of Water and the Spirit and The Healing Wisdom of Africa.
Caribbean authors include Frantz Fanon, Aime Cesaire, Edouard Glissant, George Lamming, Wilson Harris, Kamau Brathwaite, Derek Walcott, Earl Lovelace, Patrick Chamoiseau, Jamaica Kincaid, Edwidge Danticat, Fred D’Aguiar, and Dionne Brand. Of particular interest to Jamaicans is the inclusion of quotations from Robert Wedderburn and Mary Seacole, both voted among 100 Great Black Britons, Marcus Garvey, Claude McKay, Peter Abrahams, Stuart Hall, Dennis Scott, Bob Marley, Rex Nettleford, Mutabaruka, Michael Lee Chin, and pioneer aviator Barrington Irving among others.
Wisdom for the Soul of Black Folk, first edition, trade paperback, 6 x 9, 736 pages, ISBN 978-0-9773391-5-0, $19.95, is available online at http://www.wisdomforthesoul.org along with related quotation card sets, and to the trade from Baker & Taylor, Ingram, and New Leaf Distributors. The title has been well received at the Baltimore Book Festival and Black Authors Showcase in Washington DC. It will be shown at the Miami Book Fair International, November 9-11.
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