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)
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
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
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...

October 16, 2012
Thomas & Mercer
The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh, and Wailer
Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown R...
June 20, 2011
W. W. Norton & Company
Tea by the Sea

Tea by the Sea

Hemans, Donna

*Featured in O, the Oprah Magazine*

*Selected as one of the Best Books of the Week by the New York Post*

A seventeen-year-old...

June 9, 2020
Red Hen Press
256 Pages
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
Riverhead Books
704 Pages
John Crows Devil

John Crows Devil

James, Marlon

The incredible debut novel from 2015 Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James

Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize

August 1, 2010
Akashic Books

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