Books by Elizabeth Nunez

EVEN IN PARADISE by Elizabeth Nunez
Released: April 5, 2016

"A dazzling, epic triumph."
Nunez (Not for Everyday Use, 2014, etc.) spins a Shakespearean tale of patriarch Peter Duckworth, a wealthy Trinidadian landowner of European descent who divides his Barbados estate among his three daughters and sets off a disastrous series of events.Read full book review >
NOT FOR EVERYDAY USE by Elizabeth Nunez
Released: April 1, 2014

"An intriguing, sometimes-rambling yet courageous memoir."
Her mother's death prompts a writer to examine her relationship with her family. Read full book review >
BOUNDARIES by Elizabeth Nunez
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A thoughtful literary novel exploring the shadows of cultural identity and the mirage of assimilation."
A "Pandora's box of the whys" has earned Anna Sinclair, a Caribbean-American immigrant, the position of editor of Equiano, a specialty imprint of Windsor, a New York publishing house. Read full book review >
PROSPERO’S DAUGHTER by Elizabeth Nunez
Released: Feb. 28, 2006

"Simply wonderful."
Exquisite retelling of The Tempest, set in a leper colony off the coast of Trinidad in 1961. Read full book review >
GRACE by Elizabeth Nunez
Released: March 1, 2003

"Muted, somewhat anemic, minus the florid excesses of Nunez's previous four (Discretion, 2001, etc.)."
Love grows cold during a Brooklyn winter, in an equally chilly tale from Nunez. Read full book review >
DISCRETION by Elizabeth Nunez
Released: March 1, 2001

"Much ado."
A story of obsessive love, in a fourth novel from the American Book Award winner (Bruised Hibiscus, 2000). Read full book review >
BRUISED HIBISCUS by Elizabeth Nunez
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Lovely in parts, but finally spoiled by its excesses of language, plot, and metaphor."
Set in Trinidad during the 1950s, this dense, often convoluted novel loosely intertwines the stories of two women, each trapped in a loveless, degrading marriage. Read full book review >