Books by Michelle Cliff

THE STORE OF A MILLION ITEMS by Michelle Cliff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 1998

"Apart from these two, the momentum is essentially downhill in a disappointing patchwork publication from a writer who's capable of much better work than this."
A wispy second collection (after Bodies of Water, 1990) of 11 often inchoate stories from the Jamaican-born author of, among others, Free Enterprise (1993). Read full book review >
FREE ENTERPRISE by Michelle Cliff
Released: Sept. 14, 1993

"A potentially great story lost amid too many flights of lyricism and litanies of wrongs."
Ambitious writing undercut by an equally ambitious political agenda as Jamaican-born Cliff (Bodies of Water, 1990, etc.) reclaims the life of African-American Mary Ellen Pleasant, a co- conspirator in John Brown's ill-fated raid on Harpers Ferry. Read full book review >