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Roume de Saint Laurent … A Memoir

A life …. a Caribbean life … a life of a distinct Franco-Caribbean identity against the backdrop of the all-consuming French Revolution … a life patchily documented in history … […]

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Unbelievable Stories from the Caribbean

Andy Campbell’s at it again with with his UNBELIEVABLE Stories!  Andy’s latest publication is a collection of funny, charming and of course, UNBELIEVABLE stories based in a Caribbean setting.You better believe it! Andy […]

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Far From The Mountain

  “Several years ago I started writing regular commentaries, mainly about political development in my native Trinidad & Tobago. They formed an integral part of my personal blog (www.jyoticommunication.blogspot.com), which […]

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From the Gates of Aksum

From the Gates of Aksum weaves Freemasonry and European religious and political intrigue into the tapestry of Caribbean and South American political history. The book begins in late 18th century […]

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Grenada In Wartime

The Tragic loss of the Island Queen and other Memories of World War II Beverley A. Steele’s Grenada in Wartime tells the collective story of what happened to the people […]

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Longing to Belong

Longing to Belong is the fascinating story of Peter De Caigny, more commonly known as Dom Mayeul, the founder of the first Benedictine Monastery in the Caribbean and Central America. […]

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The Cult of the Will

This Study Deals With the Complex Issues of Race, History and Politics in Caribbean Society. By Gerard A. Besson In its first part, “François Besson”, it examines the fortunes of […]

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Big Tummy Mummy

  This wonderful book, written by Jessi-Marie Chaves shows the steps that a family of four takes to prepare for the arrival of a new baby. Author: Jessi-Marie Chaves Illustrations […]

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The Voice in the Govi

A Magical Visit to the Realms of Imagination of Those Who Lived in the 19th Century Caribbean. By Gerard A. Besson           The Voice in the Govi […]

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Adventure Stories

Andy Campbell’s third fantastic children’s story book — better than ever! Why are homing pigeons so vital to have on board when going on a family outing? Why should old […]

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Book of Trinidad

The Book of Trinidad, a perennial favourite with Trinidadians all over the world, is an eclectic mix of travelogues, recipes, newspaper reports, official records, the seminal work of historians and, […]

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Three Scary Stories by Andy Campbell

Andy Campbell’s second children’s book — gripping adventure stories from the Caribbean! Shark attack! Bull attack! Snake attack! Lost at sea! In these stories, Trinidadian children have the most nerve-wracking […]

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Stories from the Cockpit by Andy Campbell

From Grommit, the vulture that falls first from its nest and then in love with a human lady; to Squirrel Coconuts, who ends up by mistake in the hold of […]

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Trinidad’s Doctor’s Office by Vincent Tothill

An amusing diary by a young Scottish physician in Trinidad in the 1920s. Picture this: San Fernando, Trinidad, 1920. Longing for the tropics, the young medicus Dr. Vincent Tothill signs […]

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First in Trinidad by Michael Anthony

Michael Anthony’s classic “First in Trinidad”, republished as the first title in our Paria Classics series, is now available online! This charming, fully illustrated book contains entertaining and informative short […]

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Folklore & Legends

Folklore stories that make your hair stand on end — now available internationally online Folklore stories that make your hair stand on end! The folklore of Trinidad and Tobago has pan-Caribbean […]

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Port of Spain in a World at War by Michael Anthony

This book, the second volume of the History of Port-of-Spain, deals with events in the city during the years of the Second World War. It tells of the anxieties, the […]

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The Making of Port of Spain by Michael Anthony

In this book, Michael Anthony journeys through the early settlement days of Port-of-Spain to the era of the Second World War in 1939. His topics include the Spanish invasion of […]