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Johnson, Alan: “This boy: A Memoir Of A Childhood”.

My mother gave me a copy of Johnson’s “This Boy: A Memoir Of A Childhood” earlier this year and I hungrily devoured it in a day recently! It is a well-written history of a childhood growing up on the penurious … 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. James used the inimitable cadence of Jamaican patois to voice the gang-ridden, vicious underbelly of … Continue reading

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