Latest Entries
The Caribbean: Punching above its weight, says author
Reviews

The Caribbean: Punching above its weight, says author

For Joshua Jelly-Schapiro the poet Derek Walcott is but one example of the  “outsized global  figures the Caribbean has produced in abundance”.  Walcott, who died last week aged 87, was, alongside VS Naipaul, one of two Nobel Laureates to hail from a region characterised in the popular imagination by palm-fringed beaches and rum cocktails. There … Continue reading