No. 29 • January 2012

The contents of this issue will be published at roughly weekly intervals in January and February 2012.



The kindness of strangers
Brendan de Caires on The Sly Company of People Who Care, by Rahul Bhattacharya

Happy families
Bridget Brereton on The Sugar Barons: Family, Corruption, Empire, and War in the West Indies, by Matthew Parker

Fortunate travellers
F.S.J. Ledgister on Wild Coast: Travels on South America’s Untamed Edge, by John Gimlette, and The Dead Yard: A Story of Modern Jamaica, by Ian Thomson

Cuba libre
David Iaconangelo on The Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana, by Todd F. Tietchen

Good like cook food
Stephen Narain on Caribbean Erotic: Poetry, Prose, and Essays, ed. Opal Palmer Adisa and Donna Aza Weir-Soley