6) Haiti Noir
"A wide-ranging collection from the beloved but besieged Caribbean island," from a lineup of authors including two National Book Award finalists (Kirkus Reviews).
"The Haitian-born Danticat has brought her country's literature back into the world of English-speakers. Filled with delights and surprises, Haiti Noir, taken as a whole, provides a profound portrait of the country, from its crises to its triumphs, from
10) Krik? Krak!
12) Untwine: a novel
Paul Farmer, doctor and aid worker, offers an inspiring insider's view of the relief effort."—Financial Times
The book's greatest strength lies in its depiction of the post-quake chaos... In the book's more analytical sections the author's diagnosis of the difficulties of reconstruction is sharp." —Economist
A gripping, profoundly moving book, an urgent dispatch from the front by one of our finest...