Literature & Book Reviews
Haiti has a wonderfully rich tradition of fiction and non-fiction literature. Below we recommend our favourite books on its history, politics, art, culture, vodou and fiction.
Please do contact us at [email protected] if you have suggestions you would like to add to this list.
Articles featuring Literature on Haiti
Legal Identity, Race and Belonging in the Dominican Republic: From Citizen to Foreigner
Here at the Haiti Support Group we are delighted to share news of Dr Hayes de Kalaf’s first book “Legal
The David Nicholls Memorial Trust Annual Lecture
The David Nicholls Memorial Trust Annual Lecture: ‘New’ Governors of the Dew – Professor Andrew Leak, University College London The
Haiti Will Not Perish – Panel & Screening
From Waterstones website. Original piece and tickets here. The world’s first independent black republic, Haiti was forged in the fire of
The Black Jacobins Reader
Containing a wealth of new scholarship and rare primary documents, The Black Jacobins Reader provides a comprehensive analysis of C.
Writing the Border – Haiti and the Dominican Republic
On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic is a literary and cultural history which brings
Review of “Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance”
Why does the movement against corporate globalization protest at meetings like those of the World Economic Forum, recently completed in
Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution
Leah Gordon, Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution on the Streets of Haiti (London: Soul Jazz Publishing, 2010), ISBN: 978-0-9554817-3-4. £19.99/$39.99
Haiti after the Earthquake by Paul Farmer
Acute on Chronic: Lost to Follow Up? Haiti after the Earthquake, Paul Farmer (and many others) Public Affairs, New York,
Libète: A Haiti Anthology
Libète: A Haiti Anthology.Edited by Charles Arthur and Michael Dash, published by the Latin America Bureau (London), Markus Wiener (Princeton)