Island People: The Caribbean & the World
Shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards. In this fascinating travelogue, the product of almost a decade of travel and intense study, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro strips away the fantasy and myth to expose the real islands, and the real people, that make up the Caribbean.
About the Author
Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, a geographer and writer, is the author of Island People: The Caribbean and the World, and the co-editor of Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas. He is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books, and his work has also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Harper’s and The Nation. He lives in New York and is a scholar in residence at the Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU, where he also teaches.
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