The World is Moving around Me
, Dany Laferrière's new eyewitness account of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, is featured in a Slate.com article written by author Madison Smartt-Bell:
"Laferrière has a lucid plain-style which may remind American readers of the best of Ernest Hemingway, specifically Hemingway's commitment to writing about the actions that produce emotions, rather than about feelings themselves ... The glimpses Laferriere records of people on the devastated streets of Port-au-Prince accrue to give a deeper substance to the idea of Haitian indomitability."
You can read the entire article here