Reading And Book Signing,
Saturday, June 26, 2004
The Caribbean SUNSHINE
Awards™ will join the Brooklyn Public Library to launch a new book,
From the Horse’s Mouth, written by Dr. Hollis "Chalkdust"
Liverpool. The reading and book signing will take place on
Saturday, June 26, at 1:30 PM at the Caribbean Literary and Cultural
Center at Flatbush Library.
freelance writer, explains that the book “gives us an intimate look at
some of the personal trials and triumphs of the creators and exponents
of calypso, in the context of their individual development as performers
and in the broader context of society at large. It is a
behind-the-scenes look at the world of calypso through the eyes of those
calypsonians that were and are an integral part of the development and
evolution of the art form.”
Dr. Kimani K. S.
Nehusi, Professor at the University of East London, calls the new
book "a masterpiece of scholarship, insight and impressive research",
which "unfolds to the world the life, skill, craftsmanship and talent of
the veteran calypsonian.”
The Master of Ceremonies
for the afternoon will be Dr. Charles Green, Professor of
Sociology at Hunter College and a lecturer at CUNY Graduate School and
From the Horse’s Mouth
Stories Of The History And Development Of The Calypso From The
1920's To 1970's
Hollis “Chalkdust” Liverpool, Renowned Calypsonian, Professor And
eCaroh Price: $25.95
"A noteworthy book for all classes and persons, especially those
entrusted with the education of our children." Winston Albert-(De
Alberto), School Teacher and Guidance Officer, London, U.K.