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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 26 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Ayiti by Roxane Gay
    Ayiti - by Roxane Gay

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472154170 | ISBN 10: 1472154177

    From New York Times-bestselling powerhouse Roxane Gay, Ayiti is a powerful collection exploring the Haitian diaspora experience.   In Ayiti, a married couple seeking boat passage to America prepares to leave their homeland. A young woman procu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Texaco by Patrick Chamoiseau
    Texaco - by Patrick Chamoiseau

    £12.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783784349 | ISBN 10: 1783784342

    "One of the major fictional achievements of our century"(The Times) On the edge of Fort de France, the capital of Martinique, squats a shanty town. It goes by the name of Texaco.   One dawn, a stranger arrives - an urban planner, bearing ne ... more

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  • Cover image of book So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans by Nicholas Laughlin (Editor)
    So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans - by Nicholas Laughlin (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846592072 | ISBN 10: 1846592070

    So Many Islands breaks out bold new writing from the distant shores of countries in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific oceans. Here you will find poems about revolution and protest. You will be transported to Marakei, ‘the women’s i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trinidad Noir: The Classics by Earl Lovelace and Robert Antoni (Editors)
    Trinidad Noir: The Classics - by Earl Lovelace and Robert Antoni (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781617754357 | ISBN 10: 1617754358

    Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the geographic area of the book. Now, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Augustown by Kei Miller
    Augustown - by Kei Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474603614 | ISBN 10: 1474603610

    From Kei Miller, the winner of the 2014 Forward Prize, a magical and haunting novel set in the underbelly of Jamaica.  It is 11 April 1982 and a smell is coming down John Golding Road right alongside the boy-child, something attached to him, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn
    Here Comes the Sun - by Nicole Dennis-Benn

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786071248 | ISBN 10: 178607124x

    A finalist for the New York Public Library Fiction Award A Grand Prix Littéraire of the Association of Caribbean Writers Selection   In this radiant, highly anticipated debut, a cast of unforgettable women battle for independence while a m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bone Readers by Jacob Ross
    The Bone Readers - by Jacob Ross

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781845233358 | ISBN 10: 1845233352

    Winner of the inaugural Jhalak Prize, The Bone Readers by Jacob Ross:   Judge, poet Musa Okwonga said of The Bone Readers, “by turns thrilling, visceral and meditative, and always cinematic”, while author Catherine Johnson added that it ... more

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  • Cover image of book Falling in Love with Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson
    Falling in Love with Hominids - by Nalo Hopkinson

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781616961985 | ISBN 10: 1616961988

    Nalo Hopkinson (Brown Girl in the Ring, Skin Folk) has been widely hailed as a highly significant voice in Caribbean and American fiction. She has been dubbed one of our most important writers, (Junot Diaz), with an imagination that most of us wou ... more

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  • Cover image of book John Crow
    John Crow's Devil - by Marlon James

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780748498 | ISBN 10: 1780748493

    With language as taut as classic works by Cormac McCarthy and a richness reminiscent of early Toni Morrison, this stunning debut is set in Jamess native Jamaica.   On a day beginning with a bad omen - black vultures, locally called John Crows ... more

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  • Cover image of book Savage Seasons by Kettly Mars, translated by Jeanine Herman. Afterword by Madison Smartt Bell
    Savage Seasons - by Kettly Mars, translated by Jeanine Herman. Afterword by Madison Smartt Bell

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780803271487 | ISBN 10: 0803271484

    Port-au-Prince, the 1960s: Duvalier and his militia are systematically eliminating opponents to the regime. Daniel Leroy, editor in chief of the opposition newspaper, has just been arrested. To find out what has become of him, his wife, Nirvah, visit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children of Paradise by Fred D
    Children of Paradise - by Fred D'Aguiar

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847088628 | ISBN 10: 1847088627

    In the opening pages of this novel, an accident brings a young girl to the attention of the Preacher, the all-powerful leader of a religious cult secluded in the jungle. Trina has only dim memories of the life she lived with her mother before they jo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gloria by Kerry Young
    Gloria - by Kerry Young

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408843369 | ISBN 10: 1408843366

    Jamaica, 1938. Gloria Campbell is sixteen years old when a single violent act changes her life forever. She and her younger sister flee their hometown to forge a new life in Kingston. As all around them the city convulses with political change, Glori ... more

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  • Cover image of book Angel by Merle Collins
    Angel - by Merle Collins

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781845231859 | ISBN 10: 1845231856

    Angel covers the turbulent years during which Grenada both found and lost itself, from 1951, when workers revolted against the power of the white owners of the sugar and cocoa estates, to 1983 when the US invasion put an end to a bold social experime ... more

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  • Cover image of book Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende
    Island Beneath the Sea - by Isabel Allende

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007348657 | ISBN 10: 0007348657

    From the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the 19th century, Isabel Allende's latest novel tells the story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ladies are Upstairs by Merle Collins
    The Ladies are Upstairs - by Merle Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781845231798 | ISBN 10: 1845231791

    From the 1930s to the new century, Doux Thibaut, one of Merle Collins most memorable characters, negotiates a hard life on the Caribbean island of Paz. As a child there is the shame of poverty and illegitimacy, and there are the hazards of sectarian ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Warner Woman by Kei Miller
    The Last Warner Woman - by Kei Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780753828083 | ISBN 10: 0753828081

    A young Jamaican woman with a gift of prophecy embarks on a journey that will take her from a leper colony, to revivalist meetings, then to England.  Once upon a time in Jamaica a young woman went somewhere that no one had visited for yea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Haiti Noir by Edwidge Danticat (Editor)
    Haiti Noir - by Edwidge Danticat (Editor)

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781936070657 | ISBN 10: 1936070650

    Akashic recruits Danticat, one of the truly great contemporary writers, to edit this timely volume featuring stories set both before and after the devastating earthquake.  Featuring brand-new stories by: Edwidge Danticat, Rodney Saint-Elo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey
    The White Woman on the Green Bicycle - by Monique Roffey

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847395221 | ISBN 10: 1847395228

    When George and Sabine Harwood arrive in Trinidad from England George instantly takes to their new life, but Sabine feels isolated, heat-fatigued, and ill at ease with the racial segregation and the imminent dawning of a new era. Her only solace is h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bivouac by Kwame Dawes
    Bivouac - by Kwame Dawes

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781845231057 | ISBN 10: 1845231058

    When his father dies in suspicious circumstances, Ferron Morgans trauma is increased by the conflict within his family and his fathers friends over whether the death is the result of medical negligence or a political assassination. Ferron has lived ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strange Music by Laura Fish
    Strange Music - by Laura Fish

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099507987 | ISBN 10: 0099507986

    In Laura Fishs ambitious and captivating novel, three very different women struggle for freedom. While Elizabeth Barrett Browning is confined to bed, chafing against the restriction of her doctors and writing poetry and fretful letters, at her famil ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Same Earth by Kei Miller
    The Same Earth - by Kei Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780753823118 | ISBN 10: 075382311x

    In the small Jamaican village of Watergate a thief stirs - no fewer than three pairs of Tessa Walcott's panties have gone missing. When Imelda Richardson suggests forming a Neighbourhood Watch to curb the crimewave, she couldn't possibly have forse ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Troubled Dream by Jacques Compton
    A Troubled Dream - by Jacques Compton

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906190132 | ISBN 10: 1906190135

    In the years after the Second World War, many West Indians came to live and work in Britain following the recruitment drives of such institutions as London Transport and the National Health Service. Many had also served in the British Armed Forces du ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Opposite House by Helen Oyeyemi
    The Opposite House - by Helen Oyeyemi

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747593102 | ISBN 10: 0747593108

    Maja was five years old when her black Cuban family emigrated from the Caribbean to London, leaving her with one complete memory: a woman singing in a voice both eerie and enthralling at their farewell party. Now, almost twenty years later, Maja ... more

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  • Cover image of book Like Heaven by Niala Maharaj
    Like Heaven - by Niala Maharaj

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099492276 | ISBN 10: 009949227x

    Like Heaven is a vivid and evocative portrait of an Indian family in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Ved Saran is forced to leave his childhood behind when he takes on the family business, sacrificing his own personal desires to make it a success. As he pro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Indigo Or Mapping The Waters by Marina Warner
    Indigo Or Mapping The Waters - by Marina Warner

    £9.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780099154518 | ISBN 10: 009915451x

    Inspired by The Tempest, Indigo traces the scars of colonialism across continents, family blood-lines and three centuries.   Rich, sensual and magical in its use of myths and fairytales Indigo explores the intertwined histories of the Ev ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
    Wide Sargasso Sea - by Jean Rhys

    £7.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780141185422 | ISBN 10: 0141185422

    In her brilliant novel, Jean Rhys rescues the madwoman in the attic from Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre and brings her to life as the beautiful and tragic Antoinette Cosway. The story takes us to Antoinette's beguiling Caribbean island, a lush and rav ... more

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