“A Bombshell of a Novel” Mary Hanna reviews The Underclass for the Jamaica Gleaner (January 21, 2007) Book review by Mary Hanna. A BOMBSHELL OF A NOVEL The Underclass by Michael Als. StarApple, 2006. 239 pages. A thoughtful and stark telling of a story from Hell, Michael Als’s The Underclass reveals the harsh underbelly of the […]
“Savvy and cosmopolitan,” Mary Hanna’s review of What You Can’t Tell Him Stories. Review by Mary Hanna (Jamaica), from Caribbean Writing Today (CWT) Savvy and cosmopolitan, Sharon Leach’s debut collection of stories chronicles the desperate measures that young women of Jamaican lineage employ for survival in the jungles of urban centers like Kingston, New York […]
Nicholas Laughlin’s review of Sharon Leach’s What you can’t tell him stories is posted here on the new Caribbean Review of Books website. Here’s an excerpt… Those layers, and the complexities of being an ambitious, independent, savvy middle-class (or working-to-get-there) woman in contemporary Jamaica, are the subject of most of these stories. Leach’s heroines (or […]
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Former Minister of Public Utilities Penelope Beckles discusses our flipbook for children.
Michael Als discusses The Underclass on CNC3.
StarApple publisher Donna Benny speaks at the launch of Dennis McComie’s book, 1990-The personal account of a journalist under siege.
Author Michael Als discusses his book The Underclass with Magella Moreau on GayelleTV.