Reviews

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
sx salon 20
• 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
sx salon 19
• 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
sx salon 19
• June 2015

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