After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti (Updated)
As a child, acclaimed author Edwidge Danticat was terrified by Carnival festivities - until 2002, when she returned home to Haiti determined to understand the lure of this famed event. Here she chronicles her journey to the coastal town of...
Breath, Eyes, Memory
The 20th anniversary edition of Edwidge Danticat's groundbreaking debut, now an established classic--revised and with a new introduction by the author, and including extensive bonus materials At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished Haitian village...
Brother, I'm Dying
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for AutobiographyA National Book Award FinalistA New York Times Notable Book From the age of four, award-winning writer Edwidge Danticat came to think of her uncle Joseph as her "second father," when she was...
Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States
In five sections--Childhood, Migration, Half/First Generation, Return, and Future--the thirty-three contributors to this anthology write movingly, often hauntingly, of their lives in Haiti and the United States. Their dyaspora, much like a butterfly's fluctuating path, is a shifting landscape in which...
Everything Inside: Stories
A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICKWINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDOne of the Best Books of the Year NPR, Time, Esquire, BuzzFeed, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel A romance unexpectedly sparks between two wounded friends. A marriage ends for what seem like noble...
Haiti Noir
A wide-ranging collection from the beloved but besieged Caribbean island...The 36th entry in Akashic's Noir series (which ranges from Bronx to Delhi to Twin Cities) is beautifully edited, with a spectrum of voices.--Kirkus Reviews This anthology will give American readers a complex and nuanced portrait...
Haiti Noir 2: The Classics
Edwidge Danticat's short story from Haiti Noir 2: The Classics, The Port-au-Prince Marriage Special, was included in Ms. Magazine's Fall 2013 issue. A worthy sequel that skillfully uses a popular genre to help us better understand an often frustratingly complex and indecipherable...
Krik? Krak!
Discover the 20th Anniversary edition of Edwidge Danticat's unforgettable National Book Award Finalist story collection--complete with a new story. Arriving one year after the Haitian-American's first novel (Breath, Eyes, Memory) alerted critics to her compelling voice, these 10 stories, some...
A haunting and mesmerizing story about sisterhood, family, love, and loss by literary luminary Edwidge Danticat. Giselle Boyer and her identical twin, Isabelle, are as close as sisters can be, even as their family seems to be unraveling. Then the...
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