- Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-American author of Krik? Krak!, is one of my recent favorites. I read her beautiful novel The Farming of Bones in January before coming to Haiti and will definitely be reading more of her work (including a Royal Diaries young adult chapter book that she wrote from the perspective of a Taino princess living on the island at the time of Christopher Columbus’ first landing! I loved those books when I was a preteen).
- I also read & recommend this super interesting article about intersections between the United Nations, the cholera epidemic in Haiti, and U.S. foreign policy in the age of Obama and Trump.
Now that I have TWO libraries at my disposal (MCC has a pretty good collection at their office, plus the aforementioned club library), who has book recommendations?!