In today’s Jamaica Observer newspaper, Franklin W. Knight makes his recommendations of a few books that are relevant for a Caribbean bookshelf.
By any ranking, the past year produced some exceptional publications. Although I read just a small fraction of the publications, it is pleasantly surprising how many of these outstanding books dealt with Caribbean themes. The criteria for my list were that each work had to be exceptionally readable, provide some special insight on the subject, and appeal to anyone interested in the Caribbean. The many other excellent books read during the year were automatically excluded owing to space restrictions …. more here