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“Join Matthew Sweet in the Caribbean — well, not literally but certainly intellectually. He’ll be discussing the region’s history with the cultural commentator, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, whose new book, Island People, is already being compared to V S Naipaul. Does it make sense to think of the Caribbean as a cohesive region rather than a collection of very individual islands? To help settle this question Matthew and Joshua are joined by Colin Grant, author of I & I – the Natural Mystics and the Jamaican poet and novelist Kei Miller who’ll be reading from his acclaimed new novel, Augustown, and his Forward Prize Winning poetry collection, The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion…”

Listen to it here.

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