December 2013

Note: This list is updated monthly (approximately). In between updates, books may be assigned to a reviewer or additional books received so please query Kelly Josephs ( about availability. Titles in color are linked to publisher descriptions.

Featured book for review:


Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, by Gaiutra Bahadur (2013)


My Multi-Ethnic Friends & Other Stories, by Cyril Dabydeen (2013)
As Flies to Whatless Boys, by Robert Antoni (2013)
The Night of the Rambler, by Montague Kobbé (2013)
Sic Transit Wagon and other stories, by Barbara Jenkins (2013)
Johnson's Dictionary, by David Dabydeen (2013)
Every Boy Should Have a Man, by Preston L. Allen (2013)
The Gospel According to Cane, by Courttia Newland (2013)


She SEX: Prose & Poetry . SEX & the Caribbean Woman, edited by Paula Obe and Carol N Hosein (2013)
Supplying Salt and Light, by Lorna Goodison (2013)
Bury My Clothes, by Roger Bonair-Agard (2013)
Pepper Seed, by Malika Booker (2013)
South Eastern Stages, by Anthony Kellman (2012)


Caribbean Cultural Thought: From Plantation to Diaspora Paperback (2013), edited by Yanique Hume and Aaron Kamugisha
Theater of the French Caribbean: Traditions and Contemporary Stages, by Stephanie Berard
Interlocking Basins of a Globe: Essays on Derek Walcott by Jean Antoine-Dunne (2013)
Tropic Tendencies: Rhetoric, Popular Culture, and the Anglophone Caribbean, by Kevin Browne (2013)
Pathologies of Paradise: Caribbean Detours, by Supriya M. Nair (2013)
Che on My Mind, by Margaret Randall (2013)
Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem, edited by Davarian L. Baldwin and Minkah Makalani (2013)
Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music, by Alexandra T. Vazquez (2013)
The Sky’s Wild Noise, by Rupert Roopnaraine (2013)
Humor in the Caribbean Literary Canon, by Sam Vásquez (2012)
Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America, by Antonio Lopez (2012)
Ismith Khan: The Man and His Work, by Roydon Salick (2012)