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“One of those moments you live entirely alone”

by Nicholas Laughlin on November 30, 2010

Mervyn Morris Do you know those moments when nothing has happened; nothing that you can talk about — yet you feel that some tremendous change has taken place? It is like the spinning and prickling in the limbs that you can feel at night when your bones are growing; except this other kind of change [...]


Screening notes

by Nicholas Laughlin on October 26, 2010

Stephen Tyrone Williams and Johnny Ferro in Children of God, directed by Kareem Mortimer. Photograph courtesy the trinidad+tobago film festival The September 2010 issue of the CRB wraps up today, with the publication of our latest “Also noted” column, featuring brief reviews of ten recent books from and about the Caribbean. (They include Cecil Gray’s [...]


In his time

by Nicholas Laughlin on September 16, 2010

Wayne Brown (1944–2009). Photograph courtesy Mariel Brown The Trinidadian writer Wayne Brown — who died a year ago this week, on 15 September, 2009 — first came to widespread attention as a poet. His debut book, On the Coast (1972), won him the Commonwealth Poetry Prize and a Gregory Fellowship at the University of Leeds. [...]

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