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Five reasons to read the CRB: Brendan de Caires

by Nicholas Laughlin on November 8, 2010

The Portal (2006; 107 x 73 cm), by Stanley Greaves; from the Shadows Move Among Them series During November and December 2010, the CRB is running a readers’ donation drive. Find out more here. This post is the first of a series in which CRB contributors suggest five reasons to read and support the magazine [...]



by Nicholas Laughlin on August 24, 2010

Jean Rhys Today is the one hundred and twentieth birthday of Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams, better known to literature and posterity as Jean Rhys. A good opportunity to dip into the archive and read Marlon James’s essay on Rhys and the women in her fiction, published three years ago in the August 2007 CRB. “It [...]


Looking: Young Talent V

by Nicholas Laughlin on June 9, 2010

Di Real Big Man (2010), by Ebony G. Patterson. Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Jamaica One welcome recent development in the Jamaican art scene has been the launch of the National Gallery of Jamaica blog, which finally gives the NGJ a meaningful online presence. (For this we can thank Veerle Poupeye, who was [...]