[REVIEW] Trench Town Rock by Kamau Brathwaite
Lost Roads Publishers, 1994 REVIEWED BY DEBORAH TAFFA — In “Trench Town Rock,” Kamau Brathwaite accounts for the broken third, people who live out a violent inheritance in a world where the criminals are no longer discernible from the officials who are assigned to stop them.
[REVIEW] Eat Only When You’re Hungry by Lindsay Hunter
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017 REVIEWED BY MATT E. LEWIS __ Lindsay Hunter knows a thing or two about old wounds. The characters of her previous novel Ugly Girls, a Florida-based female coming-of-age story, are angry and complicated – dripping with all the cringing, emotional contradictions of puberty.
The Personal, the Political, and the Musical: An Interview with Hanif Abdurraqib on They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us
To say Hanif Abdurraqib writes about the music that’s the soundtrack to our lives is an understatement.