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The "mesmerizingly powerful" novel from Marlon James, A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS, makes The New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books of 2014! #RiverheadBest14

‘A Brief History of Seven Killings,’ by Marlon James

It’s a special edition of the playlist, with Jamaican novelist Marlon James picking five songs to soundtrack his new book, A Brief History of Seven Killings

The auteur who has blessed us with stunning visual work for Solange (“Losing You,”) Beyoncé (“Formation”) and Rihanna (“We Found Love”) will direct her first series with Amazon Studios: an adaptation of Marlon James’ novel A Brief History of Seven Killings.

The auteur who has blessed us with stunning visual work for Solange (“Losing You,”) Beyoncé (“Formation”) and Rihanna (“We Found Love”) will direct her first series with Amazon Studios: an adaptation of Marlon James’ novel A Brief History of Seven Killings.

Marlon James, the Jamaican novelist, has won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for "A Brief History of Seven Killings," his fictional retelling of the 1976 attempted murder of Bob Marley. Photograph by Felix Clay

Marlon James: 'Writers of colour pander to the white woman'

Man Booker winner Marlon James: 'Writers of colour pander to the white woman'

Marlon James’s “A Brief History of Seven Killings” describes decades of Jamaican history through the perspectives of a host of narrators, many speaking in patois.

Marlon James’s ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’

Jamaican author Marlon James was named the winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize, for his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings.

James is the first Jamaican author to win the prestigious literary award, for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. It's based on a real 1976 assassination attempt on reggae star Bob Marley.

Marlon James Wins Man Booker Prize

Gay Jamaican author Marlon James wins Man Booker Prize for his novel inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley. A Brief History of Seven Killings is Marlon James's third novel

Marlon James, 44, the first Jamaican author to win the Man Booker prize

Marlon James wins the Man Booker prize 2015

Jamaican writer Marlon James wins the Man Booker prize 2015

Jamaican author Marlon James is best known for his book A Brief History of Seven Killings, which earned him the prestigious Man Booker Award earlier this year. When asked about his next book, he told Man of the World Magazine that he’s going to “geek the fuck out” with his own fantasy series.

Marlon James’s Next Book Will Be 'African Game Of Thrones'

Marlon Jamess Next Book Will Be 'African Game Of Thrones'

The director of Beyoncé's "Formation" is adapting a novel about Jamaica and Bob Marley for TV Amazon Studios has announced that it will produce a show based on Marlon James acclaimed epic novel about Kingston A Brief History of Seven Killings . Melina

The director of Beyoncé's "Formation" is adapting a novel about Jamaica and Bob Marley for TV

The director of Beyoncé's "Formation" is adapting a novel about Jamaica and Bob Marley for TV Amazon Studios has announced that it will produce a show based on Marlon James acclaimed epic novel about Kingston A Brief History of Seven Killings . Melina

Marlon James: 'Writers of colour pander to the white woman' http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/nov/30/marlon-james-writers-of-colour-pander-white-woman-man-booker-event-brief-h -- “If I pandered to a cultural tone set by white women, particularly older white female critics, I would have had 10 stories published by now,” he continued. “Though we’ll never admit it, every writer of colour knows that they stand a higher chance of getting published if they write this kind of story. We just…

Marlon James: 'Writers of colour pander to the white woman'

Man Booker winner Marlon James: 'Writers of colour pander to the white woman'

Sunjeev Sahota, Chigozie Obioma, Hanya Yanagihara, Anne Tyle, Tom McCarthy and Marlon James.

Marlon James wins the Man Booker prize 2015

Sunjeev Sahota, Chigozie Obioma, Hanya Yanagihara, Anne Tyle, Tom McCarthy and Marlon James.

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