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17. September 2016

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Michael Manley: The Biography

Ian Randle Publishers recently announced the publication of a biography of Michael Manley by acclaimed author, Godfrey Smith. Drawing on Manley’s own letters to and from close confidantes (Rex Nettleford and others); author interviews with over 30 persons in Jamaica, Cuba, the US and UK, Canada, Trinidad and Barbados; countless hours of intense and extensive [...]

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22. May 2016

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The Land of Look Behind – Aaron Blaylock

The Land of Look Behind is a mystery, adventure, historical fiction, by Aaron Blaylock, who lived and served as a missionary in Jamaica for two years and fell in love with the island and her people. This is Blaylock’s debut novel, here’s more about it: “When Gideon discovers a mysterious drawing tucked in an ancient [...]

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18. May 2016

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Yasus Afari – Vocal Ink – The Mental Intercourse

Dub poet Yasus Afari’s new book is Vocal Ink – The Mental Intercourse. It weaves together an interesting tapestry of literary styles into one seamless novel and represents a unique, unprecedented and un-paralleled concept for a novel or any other book for that matter. This novel takes the readers on a journey of heart to [...]

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28. April 2016

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The Business of Nation Building: Excerpts from the Selected Speeches of Douglas Orane

In The Business of Nation Building, retired Jamaican businessman/leader Douglas Orane offers a collection of the salient excerpts of his most poignant speeches, spanning 30 years and 17 topics. From Entrepreneurship to Sports, Private and Public Sector Management to Youth Development, Women, Productivity, Leadership, and the Diaspora and beyond, the book through its speeches covers [...]

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24. April 2016

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Mistress Secrets: A Memoir

Mistress Secrets: A Memoir is a riveting book that reveals the life of a Jamaican woman who has risen above poverty, rape, physical abuse and abandonment, and delves into her experiences as one man’s mistress for over 40 years. Hear the author, Iva T. Louise, discuss how she overcame life’s difficulties and why she is [...]

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6. April 2016

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Miss Lou: Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture

Poet, performer, storyteller, singer, actress, writer, broadcaster, folklore scholar and children’s television show host are a few of the titles Louise Bennett Coverley, ‘Miss Lou’, held during her illustrious career. Her biography is presented for the first time in this book, Miss Lou: Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture, by well-known Jamaican Poet, Mervyn Morris, who [...]

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