Additional Resources for My Brother by Jamaica Kincaid

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Bloom, Harold, ed., "Jamaica Kincaid," in Caribbean Women Writers, Chelsea House, 1997, pp. 104-116.

This overview of Kincaid's work was written prior to the publication of My Brother.

Graham, Renee, "A Death in the Family: Jamaica Kincaid's Wrenching, Incantatory Story of her Brother Devon," in Boston Globe, November 2, 1997, p. N1.

Graham describes Kincaid's memoir as one of "unsparing honesty" in this detailed review of her book.

Hainley, Bruce, "My Brother,'' in Artforum, Vol. 36, No. 3, November 1997, p. S27.

In this book review of My Brother, Hainley compares Kincaid to writers Michel Leiris and Elizabeth Bishop.

Kaufman, Joanne, "Jamaica Kincaid: An Author's Unsparing Judgments Earn Her an Unwanted Reputation for Anger," in People Weekly, Vol. 48, No. 24, December 15,1997, p. 109.

This interview with Kincaid following the nomination of My Brother for a National Book Award touches on topics ranging from Tina Brown, editor of The New Yorker, to Kincaid's family history...

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