Online, these places will give some practical information about the country:

- http://www.webdominicana.com/ . It has complete and updated tourist information about Republica Dominicana.

- http://www.dominicanrepublic.com/ .

Offline, these books will get you into the spirit and culture of the people of Republica Dominicana. You can find them in Amazon.com.

- Poesia Afroantillana y Negrista: Puerto Rico, Republica Dominicana, Cuba, by Jorge Luis Morales.

- Manifiestos Literarios de la Republica Dominicana.

- Literatura del Caribe: Antologia Siglos XIX y XX: Puerto Rico, Cuba y Republica Dominicana.

There is an extensive collection of critical books in English that study the Literature of the Caribbean as a regional phenomenon. You can check:

- Gilkes, Michael. The West Indian novel. Boston : Twayne, 1981

- Joseph, Margaret.Caliban in Exile: the Outsider in Caribbean Fiction. 1992. [considers the novels of Lamming, Selvon and Rhys].

- James, Louis, editor. The islands in between: essays on West Indian literature. London: Ibadan [etc.] Oxford U.P., 1968.

- Joseph, Margaret. Caliban in Exile: the Outsider in Caribbean Fiction. Greenwood.

- Lamming, George. The pleasures of exile . London: Allison & Busby, 1984. (by the author of In the Castle of My Skin)

- Patteson, Richard F. Caribbean passages : a critical perspective on new fiction from the West Indies. Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998.