Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1992)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1992)

Roundup of books of Caribbean interest, summer 1992.

Wayne Berkeley: Trinidad’s King Carnival

Designer Wayne Berkeley this year equalled an all-time Carnival record – George Bailey's four consecutive crowns 40 years ago..

Illustration by Gabriel Woodham

This An’ Dat

A Caribbean dialect poem by Paul Keens-Douglas.

Turning Green: St. Lucia’s Llewellyn Xavier

St Lucian artist Llewellyn Xavier is using his painting to dramatise environmental problems, and has found an ingenious way of doing it.

Dancing To A Single “Dub” Beat

Dancing To A Single “Dub” Beat

"Soca dub" music is bridging the gap between Trinidad's soca and Jamaica's reggae.

Caribbean Bookshelf (Spring 1992)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Spring 1992)

New and recent books about the Caribbean.

Euzhan Palcy: Making Waves

Martiniquan filmmaker Euzhan Palcy directed Marlon Brando and Donald Sutherland in A Dry White Season: what's next?.

Trevor McDonald: Into the Lion’s Den

Trinidadian broadcaster Trevor McDonald tracked down President Saddam Hussein in Baghdad just before the Gulf War.

Bookshelf (Spring 1992)

Bookshelf (Spring 1992)

New and recent books about the Caribbean. Reviews by Kevin Baldeosingh, Simon Lee and Jeremy Taylor.