Friday, January 22, 2010

Ten best books on Haiti

Amy Wilentz is the author of several books, including The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier. She teaches journalism at UC Irvine in California.

For Forbes, she named her best ten books on Haiti.

One title on the list:
Avengers of the New World, by Laurent Dubois, (2004, Harvard University Press, $ 15.12)

Explains the Haitian revolution of 1791, why it happened and who its major protagonists were.
Read about another book on the list.

Visit Amy Wilentz's website.

--Marshal Zeringue