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No. 28 • November 2011

Image above: Occupy Wall Street protester in zombie costume, 3 October, 2011. Photograph by Timothy Krause, posted at Flickr under a Creative Commons license

Reviews

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Speak, memory
Anu Lakhan on The Scent of the Past: Stories and Remembrances and On the Coast and Other Poems, by Wayne Brown

Country of want
Jane King on This Strange Land, by Shara McCallum

Women in love
Ifeona Fulani on By Love Possessed, by Lorna Goodison

Freshly remembered
Daniel Whittall on Selected Poems, by Una Marson, ed. Alison Donnell

Reggae trinity
F.S.J. Ledgister on I & I: The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh, and Wailer, by Colin Grant

Best of British?
Dylan Kerrigan on Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonisation, by Anne Spry Rush

What she said
Kelly Baker Josephs on Conversations with Paule Marshall, ed. James C. Hall and Heather Hathaway

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Etc.

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NOTEBOOK
Zombie occupation
Andrea E. Shaw on Occupy Wall Street’s incursion of the “undead,” and the place of the Haitian supernatural in the American imagination

SCREENING NOTES
Fatherland

Jonathan Ali on Festival of Lights, directed by Shundell Prasad
Supported by the trinidad+tobago film festival 2011

POEMS
Stone, by Vladimir Lucien
Near Closing Time at Mama Flamboyan’s Redemption Rum Shop, Everson Tweed Opens His Briefcase, by Thomas Reiter