Category Archives: Sunday Salon

The Sunday Salon: Judging Book Covers

This week I had the chance to check out Chattel House Books, Barbados’ newest bookstore. It only opened last week Thursday in Sky Mall and the shelves were still a little sparse but an employee at the bookstore explained to … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: Meeting the Writers

It’s always cool when you get a chance to meet the author of the book you’re reading, or at least thinking of reading.   Last week I went to hear the winner of the inaugural Caribbean Burt Award, A-dZiko Simba … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: Book or E-book?

Some time last month I went to the post office to pick up a package that I’d been waiting for for a few weeks; It was my copy of Chris Ware’s Building Stories. While I was at the pick-up window … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: Random Bookish Things

So here is a random assortment of interesting bookish things. #Diversiverse Recent events in Ferguson and the ones that preceded it, are a kind of unsettling reminder that racial prejudice is alive and well in the world. Any vaguely conscientious … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: Comic Books and the Question of Diversity

Recently Comic Book Resources Managing Editor Albert Ching made himself a target for the internet trolls, when his only negative comment in a glowing review about the Guardians of the Galaxy movie was, “While it is a little disappointing that … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: The Athlete and the Artist

He pelting stars, he pelting the sun He skipping stones to Buckingham Palace He pelt down the gold mango from the tallest tree, as I pelt this pen to the sky. Christian Campbell The Crown Prince of Pelters Scrolling through … Continue reading

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