Caribbean Bookshelf (Winter 1993)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Winter 1993)

Roundup of books about the Caribbean.

John Caldwell: I'm sitting right where I want to be. Photograph by Garry Steckles

Caldwell’s Palm Island

John Caldwell is one of the most gracious hosts in the Caribbean, a T-shirt and shorts hotelier who's created one of the Caribbean's unique resorts. Garry Steckles shared his affection for a tiny island hideaway in the Grenadines.

Prizewinner Cyril Sammy at Grafton Beach

Cyril Sammy: Caribbean Chef of the Year

Meet the man who won the most coveted title in Caribbean cooking.

Photograph by Martha Watkins Gilkes

Dream Dives in the Caribbean

Martha Watkins Gilkes tours the Caribbean to discover the best dive sites.

Back from the brink: the St. Lucia parrot

Requiem for the Monk Seal

Some animal speceis have disappeared from the Caribbean forever. But others are being saved..

Photograph by Harold Prieto

Let’s Go Horse Racing

There's more here than watersports and beach games. Marlon Miller discovers how horse racing, the sport of kings, has taken hold in the Caribbean.

Red and pink ginger lilies. Photograph by Barbara Martin

Caribbean Flowers for Sale

Exotic Caribbean flowers are turning out to be a thriving export business.

Doctor Betty in the Kitchen

'Betty K' has made the transition from successful medic to best-selling author.

A Season of Steel Pan

Two big events in the steelband world take place this fall.

Lord of the Dance: Peter Minshall

'Masman' Peter Minshall took the revolutionary techniques of his Trinidad Carnival bands to the opening of the Olympics.