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Sunday, June 16, 2013
A book can lead you in a thousand directions. Take, for instance, Pao by Kerry Young, our current Sunday Arts Section (SAS) Book Club choice.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
In his newest collection of poetry, Raymond Ramcharitar’s voice comes perilously—or profitably—close to resembling that of a bodhisattva’s, ie, an enlightened being who abstains from the pleasures of
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Junot Díaz is one of those authors who write with such flair, humour and intensity that it becomes difficult to separate subject from narrative style.
Sunday, June 9, 2013
There’s nothing worse than when a book club becomes predictable.
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Roger Robinson’s third collection, The Butterfly Hotel, is prefaced by this quotation from the American poet, Ira Cohen: “Must I read the Science Times to know that the Monarch’s migration is a fragil
Sunday, June 2, 2013
It’s the literary equivalent of callaloo: an earthy, ethnic mix of history and culture all melded together in a smooth, peppery story.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
In Huracan, author Diana McCaulay explores Jamaica’s history and its present as it plays out in the ghettoes of Kingston and the countryside of Trelawny, finding disturbing similarities between the pa
Sunday, May 26, 2013
To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery, by Gail MacColl and Carol McD Wallace (sic) is a real-life chronicle of obscene wealth, social status and social snobbery,
Sunday, May 19, 2013
In many ways The Morville Hours: The Story of a Garden, by Katherine Swift, is one of the most beautiful and one of the most surprising books I have ever read.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
There’s nothing like reading a juicy biography—the perfect book club choice, because they provide purposeful gossip about someone’s life, oxymoronic as that is.

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