In this volume, African Canadian novelists and poets discuss the complexities of the writing experience.  #carribean #carribeanbooks #carribeannonfiction #whywewrite #diversereads #diversebooks

In this volume, African Canadian novelists and poets discuss the complexities of the writing experience. Most of the writers interviewed here are humanists

A novel of a personal and intellectual quest in postwar Trinidad.  #carribeanfiction #carribean #diversebooks #diversereads #books #bookworm #currentlyreading #bookreco

A novel of a personal and intellectual quest in postwar Trinidad.

In this volume, African Canadian novelists and poets discuss the complexities of the writing experience. Most of the writers interviewed here are humanists #africanlit #africanbooks #nonfiction #books #bookworm

In this volume, African Canadian novelists and poets discuss the complexities of the writing experience. Most of the writers interviewed here are humanists

This work looks at three “borderlands” literary responses: those of the Chicanos at the border between the southern United States and Mexico, the African Caribbean minority in Canada, and the Native North Americans.  #carribean #carribeannonfiction #nonfiction #books #diversereads #diversebooks

This work looks at three “borderlands” literary responses: those of the Chicanos at the border between the southern United States and Mexico, the African Caribbean minority in Canada, and the Native North Americans.

Olive Senior’s stories are leavened with wit and humour and the intricate play with language and her characters emerge as triumphant examples of the human spirit unravelling the complex weave of race, class, and cultural and ethnic identity.   #carribeanfiction #carribeanlit #carribean #diversebooks #diversereads #bookreco

Olive Senior’s stories are leavened with wit and humour and the intricate play with language and her characters emerge as triumphant examples of the human spirit unravelling the complex weave of race, class, and cultural and ethnic identity.

This work looks at three “borderlands” literary responses: those of the Chicanos at the border between the southern United States and Mexico, the African Caribbean minority in Canada, and the Native North Americans. #africanliterature #nonfiction #diversereads #diversebooks

This work looks at three “borderlands” literary responses: those of the Chicanos at the border between the southern United States and Mexico, the African Caribbean minority in Canada, and the Native North Americans.

Sacrifice and Survival on the Guyanese Sugar Plantations  #carribean #carribeannonfiction #nonfiction #books #booklover #diversebooks #diversereads

Sacrifice and Survival on the Guyanese Sugar Plantations

In these essays some of Canada’s leading literary critics examine how recent Canadian literature addresses notions of multiplicity, and how ideas of space and landscape complement and intersect with the constantly changing facets of Canadian society.  #carribean #carribeannonfiction #nonfiction #diversereads #diversebook #amreading

In these essays some of Canada’s leading literary critics examine how recent Canadian literature addresses notions of multiplicity, and how ideas of space and landscape complement and intersect with the constantly changing facets of Canadian society.

A coming-of-age novel set in a Montreal in which immigrant youth totter on the edge of self-destruction and oblivion, in the face of brutal and racist police, an insensitive education system, and few prospects for the future.  #carribeanfiction #carribean #diversebooks #diversereads #fiction #novel #currentlyreading

A coming-of-age novel set in a Montreal in which immigrant youth totter on the edge of self-destruction and oblivion, in the face of brutal and racist police, an insensitive education system, and few prospects for the future.

Winner of the 2006 Guyanna Prize for Fiction  Gabe's story of growing up in an Indian family struggling to live traditionally in faraway Guyana, and Christian, Hindu and Muslim worlds come together, as the plot unravels, and we continually move back and forth faced with new realities, new awakenings.   #carribeanfiction #carribeanlit #carribeanbook #diversebooks #diversereads #currentlyreading #bookreco

Winner of the 2006 Guyanna Prize for Fiction Gabe's story of growing up in an Indian family struggling to live traditionally in faraway Guyana, and Christian, Hindu and Muslim worlds come together, as the plot unravels, and we continually move back and forth faced with new realities, new awakenings. #carribeanfiction #carribeanlit #carribeanbook #diversebooks #diversereads #currentlyreading #bookreco

Set in 1952 in colonial Trinidad, this novel explores the barriers between black and white in a highly stratified and racially demarcated society. Marcus is a young black village boy who gets fatefully attracted by the strangeness and the privileges of white children in his neighbourhood.   #carribeanfiction #carribeanlit #carribeanreads #literature #fiction #diversereads #diversebooks #bookreco #canada

Set in 1952 in colonial Trinidad, this novel explores the barriers between black and white in a highly stratified and racially demarcated society.

Meet Mary Fellows, a sex-worker organizing a demonstration on St Catherine Street; how can she make the Anglican dean support it? Lives breaks the stereotypes to give us a side of Canada rarely acknowledged.   #carribeanfiction #carribeanlit #diversebooks #diversereads #canadian #books

Meet Mary Fellows, a sex-worker organizing a demonstration on St Catherine Street; how can she make the Anglican dean support it? Lives breaks the stereotypes to give us a side of Canada rarely acknowledged.

A gentle, deeply probing, and thoughtful look at various facets of Trinidadian life.   #carribeanfiction #carribeanlit #carribeanreads #diversecanlit #diversebooks #diversereads #currentlyreading

A gentle, deeply probing, and thoughtful look at various facets of Trinidadian life.

These closely observed stories, with their gritty poetic descriptions and finely ironic twists, confront Dabydeen’s Asian and Caribbean-South American identity with his experience of life in Canada, where he has lived for over three decades.  #diversereads #diversebooks #carribeanfiction #carribeanreads #books #bookreco #canadianlit

These closely observed stories, with their gritty poetic descriptions and finely ironic twists, confront Dabydeen’s Asian and Caribbean-South American identity with his experience of life in Canada, where he has lived for over three decades.

Carnival Day, Tuesday: Port of Spain, Trinidad. Into this heady bacchanalian atmosphere, filled with men and women seeking the sinful anonymity of costumes, in street processions gyrating to the music of steel bands and in bars packed beyond capacity, where menace seems familiar but lurks in unknown places - comes the Obeah Man, Zampi, in search of the beautiful Zolda.  #carribeanfiction #carribeanbooks #diversebooks #diversereads #carribeanlit #canadianlit

The Obeah Man, The Used Book in Good Condition

This is a finely accomplished novel about a very modern predicament: the malformed dysfunctional identity in the global village.  #carribeanfiction #carribeanlit #canadianlit #books #diversereads #diversebooks

This is a finely accomplished novel about a very modern predicament: the malformed dysfunctional identity in the global village.

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