Posts Tagged ‘Slavery’

The Book of Negroes – Lawrence Hill

 Winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2008  Note: This book is called Someone Knows My Name in the US  The […]

The Long Song – Andrea Levy

 Long listed for Orange Prize 2010  The Long Song is set on Jamaica and follows July, a young slave girl, during the last […]

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: v. 1 – M.T. Anderson

Winner of the National Book Award 2006 I picked this book up after seeing C.B. James mention it as one of […]

Equator – Miguel Sousa Tavares

Translated from the Portuguese by Peter Bush I received a lovely email from Raquel, a Portuguese reader of my blog, enquiring […]