September 14, 2016

Garvey's Ghost @ Sangster's, Jamaica

Geoffrey Philp

Feeling Irie right now.

Sangster's, my favorite bookstore from when I was a yute and where I would hangout after kicking ball with man like Latty from Standpipe (see Benjamin, my son) to catch the #22 bus to Mona, now has Garvey's Ghost.

One one cocoa...

Here's the link:

September 7, 2016

International Literacy Day: Free Ebooks

Marcus and the Amazons

On September 8, 2016, "Let's Read JA" will be hosting a free download of ebooks by Jamaican authors who are participating in this year's program. Here is the line-up: 

Brer Anancy and the Magic Pot - V.S. Russell

Brer Anancy and the Easter Egg Hunt
- V.S. Russell

My Caribbean Grandma - Sandra Campbell-Notice

Mi Abuela Caribena - Sandra Campbell Notice

Marcus and the Amazons - Geoffrey Philp

Chill Time - Dr. Kenneth Russell

Mom's Surprise - Dr. Kenneth Russell

101 Jamaican Love Poems - Denise Fyffe

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body
- Denise Fyffe

For more information, please visit:

September 5, 2016

Let's Read Jamaica: International Literacy Day

Lets Read Jamaica (#LetsReadJA) is a project of a group of Jamaican authors who are focused on the advancement of literacy across the island. With this year's International Literacy Association's (ILA) spotlight on Jamaica, we are happy to provide our titles for your enjoyment. Join us and the ILA campaign "Steps to Advance Literacy."

We strongly believe that education is a fundamental human right, and that all individuals should be afforded the same opportunities for their future – including access to basic education. 

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