Despite her initial first-generation confusion towards the phrase, it had been embedded in Sonia’s ‘reserved for home’ Guyanese Creole vocabulary.
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Curdella Forbes’s A Tall History of Sugar, released in October 2019, was selected as an Editors’ Pick for Vanity Fair‘s Best Books of 2019 by Copy Production Director Anderson Tepper. His recommendation reads: “Curdella Forbes’s A Tall History of Sugar is the most recent in an impressive new wave of novels by Jamaican writers—from Marlon James‘s Booker […]
It was Mama who bought Lal his first mask. That was more than twenty Carnivals ago and now he had developed a great fondness for wearing them.
It was the start of the rainy season. Dark clouds billowed over the setting sun, leaving the air ripe with a feeling of dread.
The moon rose this night as it had done in the days, months, and years before, as it would tomorrow and the night after that if life remained, but this night was different.
Is years I waiting for God to smile on me. And is years the devil pissing on me. Sometimes I think I is the orphan child of the both a them.
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Congratulations to John Crow’s Devil author Marlon James, winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize!