50 Novels By Haitian Authors Every #Haitian-American Should Read #Kreyolicious #DiverseBooks

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50 Haitian novels Every Haitian-American Should Read
Are you a bookworm looking to read more books about Haiti, written by Haitian authors? Well, as usual your fave chick Kreyolicious has your back. Presenting…50 Novels By Haitian Authors Every Haitian-American Should Read, and here they are:

1. Aroma of Coffee by Dany Laferriere (trans.ed, 1993)
[Coach House Press]

2. Aunt Resia and the Spirits and Other Stories by Yanick Lahens (2010)
[CARAF Books]

3. Ayiti by Roxane Gay (2011)
[Artistically Declined Press]

4. The Book of Emma by Marie-Celie Agnant (Trans. Ed, 2006)
[Insomniac Press]

5. Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat (1994)
[Soho]
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6. Canape Vert by Phillipe-Thoby and Pierre Marcelin (trans. ed, 1944)
[Farrar & Rhinehart]
Translated by Edward Larocque Tinker

7. Cathedral of the August Heat by Pierre Clitandre (trans. ed, 1987)
[Readers International]
Translated by B. Jones.

8. Children of Heroes by Lyonel Trouillot (2008)
[Bison Books]
Translated by Linda Coverdale

9. Clerise of Haiti by Marie-Therese Labosiere Thomas (2010)
[Trilingual Press]

10. The Colour of Dawn by Yanick Lahens (trans. ed 2016)
[Seren]
Translated by Alison Layland

11. The Company of Heaven by Marilene Phipps-Kettlewell (2010)
[University of Iowa Press]

12. Counts of the Majestic by Gesulla Cavanaugh (2011)
[Creative Space]

13. Dance on the Volcano by Marie Vieux Chauvet (trans. ed 2016, originally pub. 1957)
[Archipelago]

14. The Deadly Rose (The Rose Series) by JM Lominy (2013)
[Five Sons Publishing]

15. The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat (2007)
[Vintage]

16. Drifting by Katia D. Ulysse (2014)
[Akashaic Books]

17. The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat (1999)
[Soho]

18. Festival of the Greasy Pole by Rene Depestre (trans. ed, 1990)
[CARAF Books/University of Virginia Press]
Translated by Carrol F.Coates

19. Fresh Girl by Jaira Placide (2002)
[Wendy Lamb Books]

20. General Sun, My Brother by Jacques Stephen Alexis (Trans. ed, 1999)
[University of Virginia Press]
Translated by Caroll F. Coates

21. God Loves Haiti by Dimitry Elias Leger (2015)
[Amistad]

22. Haiti Noir by Various Authors (2010)
[Akashaic Books]

23. Haiti Noir 2 by Various Authors (2013)
[Akashaic Books]

24. Haitian Laughter by Georges Anglade, (2006)
[Educavision]
Translated by Anne Pease McConnell

25. In the Flicker of an Eyelid by Jacques Stephen Alexis (trans. ed, 2002)
[University of Virginia Press]
Translated by Carrol F. Coates

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3 comments on “50 Novels By Haitian Authors Every #Haitian-American Should Read #Kreyolicious #DiverseBooks”

    1. Hi Kevin!
      Educavision is a major publisher of those types of books. You can visit their website at educavision.com! Hope that helps!

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