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100+ Caribbean Books That Made Us

 

Palace of the Peacock

No. of Mentions: 5 Author birthplace: Guyana Residence: UK, Guyana Genre: Fiction Summary: “The astonishing first novel Wilson Harris wrote, describing an expedition up river...
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The Arrivants: A New World Trilogy

No. of Mentions: 5 Year of publication: 1973 Author birthplace: Barbados Residence: Barbados, UK, Ghana, St Lucia, Jamaica Genre: Poetry Summary: “The visionary poet’s epic,...
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Summer Lightning and Other Stories

No. of Mentions: 5 Year of publication: 1986 (Longman Caribbean) Author birthplace: Jamaica  Residence: Jamaica; Canada Genre: Fiction Summary: These short stories, told through the...
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The Farming of Bones

No. of Mentions: 5 Year of publication: 1998 (Soho Press) Author Birthplace: Haiti Residence: US Genre: Fiction Summary: A work of historical fiction, bringing to...
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How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

No. of Mentions: 5 Year of publication: 1971 (Tanzania Publishing House); 1972 (Bogle-L’Ouverture Publications) Author Birthplace: Guyana Residence: Jamaica; UK; Tanzania; Guyana Genre: Non-fiction Summary:...
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The Schoolmaster

No. of Mentions: 5 Year of publication: 1979 (Heinemann, London) Author Birthplace: Trinidad Residence: US; Trinidad Genre: Fiction Summary: Lovelace’s second novel paints the bittersweet...
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A Small Place

No. of Mentions: 6 Year of publication: 1988 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Author birthplace: Antigua Residence: US Genre: Non-fiction Summary: A biography that is also...
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The Book of Night Women

No. of Mentions: 6 Year of publication: 2009 (Riverhead Books) Author Birthplace: Jamaica Residence: US Genre: Fiction Summary: James’ powerful second novel follows Lilith, a...
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