Reviews

Precious Shifting Sand

Esther Figueroa, Limbo: A Novel about Jamaica (New York: Arcade, 2014); 239 pages; ISBN 978-1628723199 (hardcover)

Anton Nimblett
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• November 2015

A Desire for Return

Ifeona Fulani, Ten Days in Jamaica (London: Peepal Tree, 2012); 160 pages; ISBN 978-1845231996 (paperback)

A. J. Sidransky
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• November 2015

Flesh and Blood Relations

Thomas Glave, Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh (New York: Akashic, 2013); 224 pages; ISBN 978-1617751707 (paperback)

Ronald Cummings
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• November 2015

Remapping Spaces of Nationhood and US Latina Identity

Maya Socolovsky, Troubling Nationhood in US Latina Literature: Explorations of Place and Belonging (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2013); 244 pp; ISBN 978-0813561172 (paperback)

Carolina Villalba
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• November 2015

Reading Bodies That Speak

Régine Michelle Jean-Charles, Conflict Bodies: The Politics of Rape Representation in the Francophone Imaginary (Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2014); 320 pages; ISBN: 978-0814212462 (hardcover)

Marissa Brown
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• November 2015

Detours through the Infernal Paradise

Supriya M. Nair, Pathologies of Paradise: Caribbean Detours (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013); 236 pages; ISBN: 978-0813935188 (paperback)

Michael Niblett
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• November 2015

The Unsung Trinidadian Writer

Roydon Salick, Ismith Khan: The Man and His Work (Leeds: Peepal Tree, 2012); 128 pages; ISBN 978-1845231743 (paperback)

Giselle Rampaul
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• November 2015

Remembrance of a Black Body

Simone A. James Alexander, African Diasporic Women’s Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2014); 238 pages; ISBN 978-0813049823 (paperback)

Ángela Castro
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• November 2015

In the Fires of Hope and Prayer

Roger Robinson, The Butterfly Hotel (Leeds: Peepal Tree, 2013); 72 pages; ISBN 978-1845232191 (paperback)

Lauren K. Alleyne, Difficult Fruit (Leeds: Peepal Tree, 2014); 76 pages; ISBN 978-1845232276 (paperback)

Andre Bagoo
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• June 2015

Through the Historian’s Lens

Gaiutra Bahadur, Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013); 312 pages; ISBN 978-0226211381 (paperback)

Sherry-Ann Singh
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• June 2015