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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book House of Lords and Commons by Ishion Hutchinson
    House of Lords and Commons - by Ishion Hutchinson

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571347759 | ISBN 10: 0571347754

    ‘Exquisite’ (New Yorker), ‘breathtaking’ (Los Angeles Times), ‘baroque and moon-lit’ (Boston Globe) House of Lords and Commons enthralled readers in the Americas when it recently appeared, winning the National Book Critics Circle Award in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Then Come Back: The Lost Poems of Pablo Neruda by Pablo Neruda
    Then Come Back: The Lost Poems of Pablo Neruda - by Pablo Neruda

    £9.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780373607 | ISBN 10: 1780373600

    This stunning collection gathers together previously unknown poems found by archivists in boxes kept at the Pablo Neruda Foundation in Chile in 2014.  Neruda is renowned for poetry that casts away despair and celebrates living, fired by his belie ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America by Richard Gwyn (Editor)
    The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America - by Richard Gwyn (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781723340 | ISBN 10: 1781723346

    The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America is an anthology of Spanish language contemporary poetry from the Americas. Produced bilingually, with Spanish and English versions on facing pages, it is a welcome addition to the canon of translation ... more

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  • Cover image of book Measures of Expatriation by Vahni Capildeo
    Measures of Expatriation - by Vahni Capildeo

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784101688 | ISBN 10: 1784101680

    ‘Expatriation: my having had a patria, a fatherland, to leave, did not occur to me until I was forced to invent one. [...] This luxury of inattention, invention, and final mismatch... a ‘Trinidad’ being created that did not take my Trinidad awa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strange Fruit by Kamau Brathwaite
    Strange Fruit - by Kamau Brathwaite

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781845233082 | ISBN 10: 1845233085

    Recent winner of the Frost medal from the Poetry Society of America, Kamau Brathwaite has discovered a rich new vein of inspiration late in life, writing poems of urgency, wisdom, pain and brave humour. No poet since Hardy and Yeats has written about ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion by Kei Miller
    The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion - by Kei Miller

    £9.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847772671 | ISBN 10: 1847772676

    Winner of the 2014 Forward Prize for Best Collection   Shortlisted for the 2014 International Dylan Thomas Prize   In his new collection, acclaimed Jamaican poet Kei Miller dramatises what happens when one system of knowledge, one met ... more

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  • Cover image of book Third World Girl: Selected Poems by Jean Binta Breeze
    Third World Girl: Selected Poems - by Jean Binta Breeze

    £12.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781852249106 | ISBN 10: 1852249102

    Jean Binta Breeze is a popular Jamaican Dub poet and storyteller whose performances are so powerful she has been called a one-woman festival. Her poems are Caribbean songs of innocence and experience, of love and conflict. They use personal stori ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dub Wise by Geoffrey Philp
    Dub Wise - by Geoffrey Philp

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781845231712 | ISBN 10: 1845231716

    "Without losing the joy of play or the play of the rhythms, Dub Wise celebrates the burdens and delights of love, friendships and the responsibility of being at home in the world. Geoffrey Philps new book is witty, playful, gracious and, yes, wise. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems by Pablo Neruda, edited by Mark Eisner
    The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems - by Pablo Neruda, edited by Mark Eisner

    £12.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781852248628 | ISBN 10: 1852248629

    Pablo Neruda (1904-73) was the greatest Latin American poet of the 20th century. A prolific, inspirational poet, he wrote many different kinds of poems covering a wide range of themes, notably love, death, grief and despair. His poetry celebrates the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse by Edited by Stewart Brown and Mark McWatt
    The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse - by Edited by Stewart Brown and Mark McWatt

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780199561599 | ISBN 10: 0199561591

    The Caribbean has produced one of the most vigorous and exciting bodies of poetry of the last one hundred year. The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse is the only contemporary anthology to present the best of the English-language poetry of the region alo ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Caribbean Poetry: An Anthology by Edited by Kei Miller
    New Caribbean Poetry: An Anthology - by Edited by Kei Miller

    £12.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781857549416 | ISBN 10: 1857549414

    The Caribbean is producing some of the most innovative and sophisticated poets in world literature today. This anthology turns the spotlight on eight New Caribbean poets.  Between them, they represent the range of Caribbean identities and experi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Linton Kwesi Johnson: Selected Poems by Linton Kwesi Johnson
    Linton Kwesi Johnson: Selected Poems - by Linton Kwesi Johnson

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780141025018 | ISBN 10: 0141025018

    Pioneering poet Linton Kwesi Johnson revolutionized literary English with his electrifying fusion of oral verse, Jamaican Creole, radical politics and dub rhythms. This major selection covers over three decades and includes classic early poems like I ... more

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  • Cover image of book Slave Song by David Dabydeen
    Slave Song - by David Dabydeen

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781845230043 | ISBN 10: 1845230043

    Slave Song is unquestionably one of the most important collections of Caribbean / Black British poetry to have been published in the last twenty years. On its first publication in 1984 it won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize and established Dabydeen as ... more

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