Search Results: "Dany Laferrière"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"The strange mix of humor, honesty, impertinence, and self-importance may satisfy Laferriäre's dedicated fans, but most readers will find it about as meaningful as a one-night stand."
A follow-up to the controversial novel How to Make Love to a Negro (not reviewed), and a hard look at race, sex, class, and fame in America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINING WITH THE DICTATOR by Dany Laferrière
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"Voyeurism only goes so far."
This nostalgic look at a weekend in Haiti will satisfy anyone obsessed with the sexual politics of teenage girls, but it only skims the surface of its deeper subject, a boy's rite of passage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"Nonfiction with the resonance of literary fiction and the impact of real tragedy."
Keen observation, incisive analysis and passionate engagement mark this author's account of the 2010 earthquake that devastated his native Haiti. Read full book review >