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Writer Marlon James. Photograph by Jeffrey Skemp

The book of James — Marlon James

Issue 135 (September/October 2015) | 1 comment
His award-winning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings has earned Jamaican Marlon James the kind of acclaim most writers only dream of. But why, asks Annie Paul, have so few Jamaican authors tackled the darker twists of their history?

Sam Mendes with actress Jane Horrocks, star of the stage version (directed by him) and film version of Little Voices. Photograph courtesy Stephen Mendes

Island Beat (July/August 2000)

Issue 44 (July/August 2000) | 0 comments
Keep in touch with the islands and people on the move

Irénée Shaw: gazing at herself

Issue 77 (January/February 2006) | 0 comments
What should Caribbean art look like? Trinidadian artist Irénée Shaw defies convention with her masterful — and often nude — self-portraits, which argue that all art should start from the personal, says Annie Paul

Rex Nettleford: “Running a university is like running a dance company”

Issue 75 (September/October 2005) | 0 comments
Rex Nettleford, founder of the Jamaica National Dance Theatre Company and former vice chancellor of the University of the West Indies

Father Carl Abrahams

Issue 75 (September/October 2005) | 0 comments
Annie Paul remembers Jamaican artist Carl Abrahams and his gentle visions of redemption

Stuart Hall


Issue 71 (January/February 2005) | 0 comments
Jamaica-born, London-based cultural studies scholar Stuart Hall on his Jamaican background, Caribbean culture, and the conference held in his honour

Judy Ann MacMillan

Fierce Obsession

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Annie Paul on My Jamaica: The Paintings of Judy Ann MacMillan

Isle full of stories

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Annie Paul on Passing Through, by Colin Channer

Tales of the City

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Annie Paul on Trench Town, Concrete Jungle, by Pauline Edwards; Paint the Town Red, by Brian Meeks; The Runnings, by D.N. Wong Ken; and For Nothing At

Roger Mais

Rastaman vibration: Roger Mais

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Annie Paul on Brother Man, by Roger Mais, originally published in the Caribbean Review of Books