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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn
    Patsy - by Nicole Dennis-Benn

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786077103 | ISBN 10: 1786077108

    From award-winning novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn comes this beautifully layered portrait of motherhood, immigration and sacrifice A TIME MAGAZINE 'MUST READ BOOK OF 2019'  LONGLISTED FOR A PEN/FAULKNER AWARD 2020   Patsy yearns to es ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs
    How to Love a Jamaican - by Alexia Arthurs

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509883622 | ISBN 10: 1509883622

    "In this thrilling debut collection Alexia Arthurs is all too easy to love."(Zadie Smith) Tenderness and cruelty, loyalty and betrayal, ambition and regret – these are the tensions at the heart of Alexia Arthurs’ debut book about Jamaican im ... 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 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 A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
    A Brief History of Seven Killings - by Marlon James

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780746357 | ISBN 10: 1780746350

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD AND SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:  WIRED GQ BBC CULTURE NEW YORK TIMES, Michiko Kakutani WASHINGTON POST ELECTRIC LITERATURE TIME PUBLISHERS WEEKLY AMAZON HUFFING ... 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 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 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 Dance Tough Guys by James Osmund
    Dance Tough Guys - by James Osmund

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9789768184979 | ISBN 10: 9768184973

    Bestselling author, successful songwriter, beauty queen wife, fame and fortune at the age of twenty-eight; handsome and well-endowed, Charlie seemed to have it made...or did he?  Dance Tough Guys is the riveting story of Charlie's incredible ... more

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  • Cover image of book Island Songs by Alex Wheatle
    Island Songs - by Alex Wheatle

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780749082437 | ISBN 10: 0749082437

    "She wondered what kind of world she had brought her two daughters into - the tedious cycle of rural Jamaican life. No chance for them to set off upon adventures and see the outside world."  But sisters Jenny and Hortense Rodney descendents of t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fat Lady Sings by Jacqueline Roy
    The Fat Lady Sings - by Jacqueline Roy

    £6.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780704347113 | ISBN 10: 0704347113

    Two British women of Jamaican descent are confined to a psychiatric unit. One is prone to mood swings and sudden bursts of loud public singing; the other hears voices in her head. Both are considered 'mad'.  As this remarkable and powerful story ... more

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