Interviews, Guest Blogs, and Articles

July 2016 – Naomi Jackson, an American author with Caribbean roots (in Barbados and Antigua) is the author of the critically-acclaimed Star Side of Bird Hill. She made picks of her own for the American Scholar, a list of 10 books about exile and displacement that included Grace Jones’ Ill Never Write My Memoirs, Sherman Alexie’s National Book Award Winning The Absolutely True Story of a Part Time Indian, A Thread of Sky by Deanna Fei, Jeannette Winterson’s Oranges are not the Only Fruit, Man Booker Winner A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, Anna-in-Between by Elizabeth Nunez, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and two Antiguan picks – Jamaica Kincaid’s Lucy (which you’ll also find on my 2016 summer reading list) and my book Oh Gad! Read the reasons behind her picks.

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