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Review: “This boy: A memoir of a childhood” by Alan Johnson

Introduction:   My mother gave me a copy of Alan Johnson’s “This boy: A memoir of a childhood” earlier this year, and I hungrily devoured it in a day recently! It is a wonderfully written history of a childhood growing … Continue reading

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James, Marlon: “A Brief History Of Seven Killings”.

James has written an exhilarating, transnational, cross-generational vice-city ride through the garbage town wastelands of the Jamaican ghettos and the slum tenements of New York City. Written with the distinct cadence of Jamaican patois, the voice of the gang-ridden, vicious … Continue reading

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