Toppa Top 10: Ten Great Books By Caribbean Authors In 2015


Raphael Confiant, Madame St-Clair: Reine of Harlem
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In Madame St-Clair: Reine of Harlem (Mercure de France), veteran Martiniquan novelist Raphael Confiant spins a gripping and fascinating story based on the little-known life of Madame St. Clair, a Martiniquan immigrant to Harlem who rose to become a top boss in the Mafia at the height of Harlem Renaissance and the Jazz Age of the roaring ‘20s. This book’s still only available in French.