June - August 2008
Caryl Phillips is a writer whose works include seven novels, several books of non-fiction, plays, screenplays, and a travel narrative. Winner of numerous awards, his fictional work, Crossing the River (1993), won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. His most recent book, Foreigners: Three English Lives (2007) describes the lives of three black men, Francis Barber, Randolph Turpin, and David Oluwale.
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