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On the Way Back

Kobbé’s hilarious social novel centers on a comically failed business venture on the island of Anguilla, brilliantly echoing A Confederacy of Dunces and Herman Wouk’s Don’t Stop the Carnival.

The Accidental Hunter

The long-awaited reissue of the book that introduced mystery fans to bodyguard-turned-investigator D Hunter.

The Lunatic

The first-ever US publication of the Caribbean comic classic that is also a major motion picture.

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Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL EVENT: Etan Thomas – Politics & Prose (Washington, DC)

1/24/22, 8:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: All our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET) unless otherwise indicated. Etan Thomas presents his new book Police Brutality and White Supremacy in conversation with PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor. This virtual event will be hosted by Politics & Prose, with full details and registration link TBA; please visit Politics […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Alex Wheatle, Courttia Newland – Books Inc. (San Francisco, CA)

1/29/22, 3:00pm

Please note: start times for our virtual events are listed in Eastern time (ET). Alex Wheatle (Kemosha of the Caribbean) and Courttia Newland (Cosmogramma) present their recent works in a virtual event hosted by Books Inc. and moderated by Jerry Thompson. This event will be held over Zoom and is free to attend with Eventbrite […]

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