Reviews

Noir Revisited

Edwidge Danticat, ed., Haiti Noir 2: The Classics (New York: Akashic, 2014); 320 pages; ISBN 978-1617751936 (paperback).

Régine Michelle Jean-Charles
sx salon 19
• June 2015

Negotiating Blackness: West Indians and Afro-Hispanics in Panama

Sonja Stephenson Watson, The Politics of Race in Panama: Afro-Hispanic and West Indian Literary Discourses of Contention (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2014); 184 pages; ISBN 978-081304986 (hardcover)

Paul Joseph López Oro
sx salon 19
• June 2015

Mapping Afro-Cuban America

Antonio López, Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America (New York: New York University Press, 2012); 271 pages; ISBN: 978-0814765470 (paperback).

Daniel Arbino 
sx salon 18
• February 2015

Intersections of Privilege

Bernardine Evaristo, Mr. Loverman (London: Hamish Hamilton, 2013); 307 pages; ISBN 978-0241145784 (paperback).

Kela Nnarka Francis
sx salon 18
• February 2015

Ethnography, Genealogy, and Relation

Christina Kullberg, The Poetics of Ethnography in Martinican Narratives: Exploring the Self and the Environment (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013); 217 pages; ISBN: 978-0813935133 (paperback).

Rachel L. Mordecai
sx salon 18
• February 2015

An Unknown History

Kal Wagenheim and Olga Jiménez de Wagenheim, eds., The Puerto Ricans: A Documentary History, 5th ed. (Princeton, NJ: Markus Weiner, 2013); 423 pages; ISBN: 9781558765641 (paperback).

Vanessa K. Valdés
sx salon 17
• October 2014

Conjugating Lines of Beauty

David Dabydeen, Johnson’s Dictionary (Leeds, UK: Peepal Tree, 2013); 221 pages; ISBN: 9781845232184 (paperback).

Kristina Huang 
sx salon 17
• October 2014

From Paradise to Hell

Amanda Smyth, A Kind of Eden (London: Serpent’s Tail, 2013); 288 pages; ISBN: 9781846688133 (paperback).

Sophie Harris
sx salon 17
• October 2014

Petals of Kouraj

Edwidge Danticat, Claire of the Sea Light (New York: Knopf, 2013); 238 pages; ISBN: 9780307271792 (hardcover).

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere
sx salon 17
• October 2014