Novels & Short Story Collections by Caribbean Authors
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NOVELS & SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS
BY CARIBBEAN (INCLUDING GUYANA) AUTHORS
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Earl Lovelace & Robert Antoni, Editors, Trinidad Noir: The Classics, Akashic
Books, New York, USA, 2017.

Shani Mootoo,
Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab, Akashic Books, New York,
USA, 2017.

Ken Puddicombe,
Down Independence Boulevard & Other Stories, MiddleRoad
Publishers, Canada, 2017

Sharon Maas,
The Sugar Planter's Daughter, Bookouture, United Kingdom, 2016

Elizabeth Nunez,
Even in Paradise, Akashic Books, New York, USA, 2016

Toni Williams,
Between Two Fires, Amazon Digital Services, USA, 2016

Garfield Ellis,
The Angels' Share, Akashic Books, New York, USA, 2016

Marlon James,
A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel, Riverhead Books, New
York, 2014
     Winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize, UK

Ken Puddicombe, Junta: A Novel, MiddleRoad Publishers, Canada, 2014

Tony Williams,
Forbidden, CompletelyNovel Publishers, USA, 2011

Ken Puddicombe,
Racing With The Rain, MiddleRoad Publishers, Canada, 2012

Montague Kobbé,
The Night of the Rambler, Akashic Books, New York, USA, 2013

Robert Antoni,
As Flies to Whatless Boys, Akashic Books, New York, USA, 2013

Katia D. Ulysse,
Drifting, Akashic Books, New York, USA, 2014

Elizabeth Nunez,
Not For Everyday Use: A Memoir, Akashic Books, New York,
USA, 2014
Although this is a memoir and not a novel, Nunez is such a master at hitting the nerve of
the Caribbean 'color syndrome' that I highly recommend it as a must-read.

Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean, Peekash Press, Offices in US
(Akashic) & UK (Peepal Tree), 2014

Edwidge Danticat, Editor,
Haiti Noir 2: The Classics, Akashic Noir Series, Akashic
Books, New York, USA, 2014

Jan Lowe Shinebourne,
Timepiece, Peepal Tree Press, England, 1986, 2012 (New
Edition)

Diana McCaulay,
Huracan, Peepal Tree Press, England, 2012

Keith Jardim,
Near Open Water: Stories, Peepal Tree Press, England, 2011

Elizabeth Nunez,
Boundaries, Akashic Books, New York, USA, 2011
Finalist for the 2012 NAACP Image Award in Literature

Edwidge Danticat, Editor, Haiti Noir, Akashic Noir Series, Akashic Books, New York, USA, 2010

Elizabeth Nunez,
Anna In-Between, Akashic Books, New York, USA, 2010
New York Times Editors’ Choice

Lisa Allen-Agostini & Jeanne Mason, Editors, Trinidad Noir, Akashic Noir Series, Akashic Books, New York, USA, 2008

Diana McCaulay,
Dog-Heart, Peepal Tree Press, England, 2010

Cyril Dabydeen,
Berbice Crossing and Other Stories, Peepal Tree Press, England,
1996

Mark McWatt,
Suspended Sentences: Fictions of Atonement, Peepal Tree Press,
England, 2005
Winner of the Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Best First Book, and the Guyana Prize for
Best Book

Denise Harris, In Remembrance of Her, Peepal Tree Press, England, 2004

Ryhaan Shah,
A Silent Life, Peepal Tree Press, England, 2005
Winner of the Guyana Prize for Best First Book of Fiction

David Dabydeen, Our Lady of Demerara, Peepal Tree Press, England, Paperback Ed. 2008


CARIBBEAN MODERN CLASSICS

Wilson Harris, The Eye of the Scarecrow, First published in Great Britain in 1965
by Faber and Faber, Republished by Peepal Tree Press, England, 2011

Wilson Harris,
Heartland, First published in Great Britain in 1964 by Faber and
Faber, Republished by Peepal Tree Press, England, 2009

Edgar Mittelholzer,
Shadows Move Among Them, First published in 1951,
Republished by Peepal Tree Press, England 2010

Edgar Mittelholzer,
A Morning at the Office, First published by the Hogarth Press
in Great Britain in 1950, Republished by Peepal Tree Press, England, 2010

Edgar Mittelholzer,
Corentyne Thunder, First published in Great Britain in 1941 by
Eyre & Spottiswoode, Republished by Peepal Tree Press, England, 2009

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