Author: Austin Clarke

May 1997
Origin of Waves
by Austin Clarke,

pages $19.99 TC
ISBN: 0771021275
The Austin Clarke Reader
351 pages $24.95
ISBN: 1550960350

Only the Language Laughs
by Ted Whittaker
Near the end of a 1966 essay reprinted in this reader ("Harrison College and Me"), Austin Clarke admits that, for him, his youthful achievements could not validly be collectively recognizable. "I understand now.why I did compete in individual sports. Read more...
Dec 2004
Love and Sweet Food
by Austin Clarke

Thomas Allen Publishers $24.95 Hardcover
ISBN: 0887621538

A Review of: Love and Sweet Food: A Culinary Memoir
by Brian Fawcett
Austin Clarke's Love and Sweet Food is actually a reprint of a book Clarke published with Random House about five years ago under the title of Pigtails n Breadfruit. The subject is the food he ate and learned to cook while he was growing up in Barbados. It's a shame the book was underdistributed the first time around because it's a great read, and Clarke knows what he's talking about. It's as much a work of cultural analysis as it is a cookbook, although the recipes are all there, and they're not hard to follow despite Clarke's charming if occasionally annoying use of dialect. ... Read more...

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