June 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 - kbj@smallaxe.net - about availability.

Featured book for review:

Ghosts, by Curdella Forbes (2012). Click on title to be taken to publisher's description.


Sic Transit Wagon and other stories, by Barbara Jenkins (2013)

Johnson's Dictionary, by David Dabydeen (2013)

Near Open Water, by Keith Jardim (2011)

The Gospel According to Cane, by Courttia Newland

Every Boy Should Have a Man, by Preston L. Allen

Archipelago, by Monique Roffey

Light Falling On Bamboo, by Lawrence Scott



Dark and Unaccustomed Words, by Vahni Capildeo

The Festival of Wild Orchid, by Margaret Ann Lim

Fault Lines, by Kendel Hippolyte

South Eastern Stages, by Anthony Kellman



Sonic Bodies: Reggae Sound Systems, Performance Techniques, and Ways of Knowing, by Julian Henriques

The Sky’s Wild Noise, by Rupert Roopnaraine

Ismith Khan: The Man and His Work, by Roydon Salick

Free and French in the Caribbean: Toussaint Louverture, Aimé Césaire, and Narratives of Loyal Opposition, by John Patrick Walsh

The Puerto Ricans: A Documentary History, edited by Olga Jimenez de Wagenheim and Kal Wagenheim