Marlon James

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Marlon James is best known for “A Brief History of Seven Killings”, a sweeping, violent novel about the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in 1976, which won the Man Booker Prize in 2015. His new novel “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” is the first in the “Dark Star Trilogy,” a fantasy series which James describes as an African Game of Thrones.

On February 19, 2019, Marlon James came to the Sydney Goldstein Theater in San Francisco to talk with fellow author Jeff Chang.

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