An author who writes about going "undercover" at Walmart or a migrant farm sets up expectations that she's about to reveal a scandal or, at the least, juicy secrets. But few of the revelations in Tracie McMillan's new book are all that surprising.
If craving lingers for a taste of Jamaica's pre-colonial existence and a nation's entry into the realm of self-governance to Independence and beyond, or thirst develops for a simply wonderful literary feast, Carey Robinson's Memoirs of a Media Man will suffice.
Christine Randle, managing director of Ian Randle Publishers readily pointed out last week Thursday evening that the launch of The Longer Run: A Daughter's Story of Arthur Wint, comes some time after the book has been available to...
The Department of Literatures in English, University of West Indies, Mona invites the public to a series of poetry and prose readings as part of the scheduled activities for 'March is Literatures in English Month'.
Pictures of two late University of the West Indies (UWI) professors flanked the podium at the Undercroft, UWI, Mona last week Tuesday evening, while another pair spoke about the publication honouring them which was being launched that evening.
Rosemarie Hudson, the entrepreneurial print publisher who started BlackAmber publishers, has now set her sights on e-books. Hudson, who was born in Jamaica but grew up in the United Kingdom, recently launched her e-publishing company, HopeRoad, and continues to give voice to Caribbean, African and Asian writers.
Our high-tech world seems to have weathered a solar storm that was still showing signs of life late last Thursday. While some experts thought the threat from the solar storm had passed by earlier in the day, space weather forecasters said it was still too early to relax because the storm's effects could have continued through last Friday morning.
Isabel Toledo's 'Roots of Style' is a very well-dressed little book. That will come as no surprise to fans of the Cuban-American fashion designer who rose to national prominence when Michelle Obama chose one of Toledo's dresses to wear on Inauguration Day.
On a rainy evening in a small Colombian town, 16-year-old Rita Ortiz gets up from bed to close her bedroom window and meets the eyes of a young man dressed in fatigues. He smiles and she freezes in panic.