Ballenas, Carl

Jamaica is an astounding visual journey documenting the unique history of this remarkable community over more than 350 years.

Jamaica, Queens, has long occupied a commanding...

May 2, 2011
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
127 Pages
These Ghosts Are Family
PEN/Hemingway Award For Debut Novel Finalist​
Shortlisted for the 2020 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

A "rich, ambitious debut novel" (The New York Times...

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Simon & Schuster
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The Pirates Daughter

The Pirates Daughter

Cezair-Thompson, Margaret

In 1946, Hollywood's most famous swashbuckler, Errol Flynn, arrived in Jamaica in a storm-ravaged boat. After a long and celebrated career on the...

August 5, 2008
Random House Trade
407 Pages
No Telephone to Heaven

No Telephone to Heaven

Cliff, Michelle
A brilliant Jamaican-American writer takes on the themes of colonialism, race, myth, and political awakening through the experiences of a light-skinned woman named Clare Savage. The story is one of...
March 1, 1996
Plume Books
224 Pages
Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

Dennis-Benn, Nicole

Winner of the Lambda Literary Award, and Finalist for the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award and the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize

Named a Best Book of 2016 by the New York Times...

June 6, 2017
Liveright Publishing Corporation
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Dr. No

Dr. No

Fleming, Ian

Dispatched by M to investigate the mysterious disappearance of MI6's Jamaica station chief, Bond was expecting a holiday in the sun. But when he discovers a deadly centipede placed in his hotel...

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The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh, and Wailer
Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown R...
June 20, 2011
W. W. Norton & Company
305 Pages
Tea by the Sea

Tea by the Sea

Hemans, Donna

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A seventeen-year-old...

June 9, 2020
Red Hen Press
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A High Wind in Jamaica

A High Wind in Jamaica

Hughes, Richard ; Prose, Franc
Richard Hughes's celebrated short novel is a masterpiece of concentrated narrative. Its dreamlike action begins among the decayed plantation houses and overwhelming natural abundance of late...
September 30, 1999
New York Review of Books
296 Pages
A Brief History of Seven Killings
Winner of the Man Booker Prize

One of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Books of the Decade

One of the Top 10 Books of 2014 - Michiko Kakutani, The New York...

September 8, 2015
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