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

December 10, 2015

Raphael Confiant, Madame St-Clair: Reine of Harlem

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 โ€˜20s. This bookโ€™s still only available in French.