Everyday Freedoms

Denise Noble, Decolonzing and Feminizing Freedom: A Caribbean Genealogy (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020); 374 pages; ISBN 978-1137449511 (e-book)

Suzanne Scafe
June 2023

A Love that Knows No Drowning (for Alexis)

Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals (Chico: AK Press, 2020); 174 pages; ISBN 978-1849353977 (paperback)

Ada M. Patterson
February 2023

Hold Your Breath

Sandra Ruiz, Ricanness: Enduring Time in Anticolonial Performance (New York: New York University Press, 2019); 229 pages; ISBN 978-1479825684 (paperback)

Angela H. Brown
February 2023

Disaster Capitalism in Post-María Puerto Rico

Yarimar Bonilla and Marisol LeBrón, eds., Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm (Chicago: Haymarket, 2019); 384 pages; ISBN 978-1642590302 (paperback)

Alejandro Escalante
February 2023

On Puerto Rican Performance’s Queer Femme Horizons

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes, Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021); 350 pages; ISBN 978-0472074273 (hardcover)

Joseph Shaikewitz
February 2023

Sounding Caribbean Literary Queerness

Alison Donnell, Creolized Sexualities: Undoing Heteronormativity in the Literary Imagination of the Anglo-Caribbean (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2021); 191 pages; ISBN 978-1978818118 (paperback)

Bastien Bomans
February 2023

Topographies of Desire

Shani Mootoo, Polar Vortex (New York: Akashic, 2020); 336 pages; ISBN 978-1617758621 (paperback)

Courtenay Chan
February 2023