Concerns with human rights, political oppression, sexuality, race, and Jamaican culture thematically connect these essays.
Catalog Tag: Jamaica
An inspirational rags-to-riches memoir by the founder of the most successful Caribbean business ever established in the US.
A powerful tale of a young woman’s quest to unearth her identity, lost between cultures and families.
The highly anticipated new novel and debut US publication from the legendary Jamaican author of The Lunatic and The Duppy.
Oddball sexuality, acts of perversion, and out-of-order behavior from the acclaimed Jamaican author of The Lunatic and Dog War.
How funny is this social satire? Akashic Books’s pledge to our readers: Laugh out loud at least once or your money back. Seriously.
An illuminating and unflinching novel exploring England’s 19th-century colonization of Jamaica.
A dazzling coming-of-age novella, now an Essence Magazine best seller, by Jamaica’s top-selling writer.
A provocative and persuasive historical novel exploring the Spanish brutality against native Indians in early 16th-century Jamaica.
Award-winning poet Kwame Dawes explores the insidious nature of power and the limits of protest for Chris Abani’s Black Goat poetry series.
After her infant son is kidnapped, Beverley Cottrell’s marriage fails. Years later, could a mysterious, lurking young man be her long-lost son?
Jamaica’s literary lion Colin Channer presents new fiction from the freshest young Jamaican authors and the Calabash International Literary Festival’s Extended Family.
The long-awaited paperback reissue of the acclaimed Jamaican author’s debut novel.
Following in the Caribbean footsteps of Haiti Noir and Trinidad Noir, now come dark stories from Jamaica’s capital city.
The first-ever US publication of the Caribbean comic classic that is also a major motion picture.
The debut novel from the award-winning Ghanaian-born Jamaican poet.
A provocative debut that masterfully fuses issues of culture, race, sexuality, and family.
So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival
Robert Pinsky and Derek Walcott anchor this groundbreaking, soulful poetry collection.
A pan-Caribbean anthology of original short stories culled from the very best entries to the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
A Jamaican patois translation of the New York Times, Amazon.com, and Wall Street Journal number one best seller and worldwide phenomenon.
A passionate memoir and fearless behind-the-scenes look at the personal lives of the biggest reggae stars in the world.