Always the nonconformist, Jamaica Kincaid wrote a novel that shatters all seven of Booker's stinkin' plots. Here's why:
There are only two real characters (the narrator and "you"), neither of whom actually does much of anything.
There are few scenes; we mostly just float around the island and learn its history.
There's no plot. This one's self-explanatory, right?
Ultimately, A Small Place reads more like non-fiction than fiction in that it explores a single subject from a variety of different angles. In a book like this, the story is really about increasing the reader's knowledge about the subject at hand.