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Small Axe: Mangrove  Season 1, Ep 1

Mangrove is the first episode in this anthology series of 5 episodes created and directed by artist-turned-filmmaker Steve McQueen, each standalone, set in England, about Black British people. Mangrove is based on the true story of Frank Crichlow (Shaun Parkes), who opened Carribean restaurant Mangrove in Notting Hill in 1968. [more inside]
posted by larrybob on Nov 24, 2020 - 5 comments

Book: Saint X

This killer debut is both a thriller with a vivid setting and an insightful study of race, class, and obsession. [Kirkus] [more inside]
posted by chavenet on Oct 18, 2020 - 0 comments

Book: Washington Black

High adventure fraught with cliffhanger twists marks this runaway-slave narrative, which leaps, sails, and soars from Caribbean cane fields to the fringes of the frozen Arctic and across a whole ocean. (Opening line from Kirkus Review, one of many publications to list Esi Edugyan's novel among the best fiction of 2018). Booker Prize shortlisted nominee. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 2, 2019 - 3 comments

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