Entries Tagged as 'Marlon James'

Marlon James Day!

October 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

With a three-piece band and Red Stripe beer, Macalester College recognized literary star Marlon James on Wednesday, October 28, which was named Marlon James Day by both Gov. Mark Dayton and Betsy Hodges, mayor of Minneapolis! James, the Jamaican-born novelist who lives in Minneapolis and is on sabbatical from his teaching job at Macalester, recently […]

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A Brief History of Seven Killings wins 2015 Man Booker Prize

October 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Awards

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James is named as the winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction! Deftly spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters—assassins, journalists, drug dealers, and even ghosts—A Brief History of Seven Killings is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – October 2014 – A Brief History of Seven Killings

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

A Brief History of Seven Killings Marlon James; read by an ensemble cast   From the acclaimed author of The Book of Night Women comes a masterfully written novel that explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late 1970s. On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before […]

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