Jamaica’s Marlon James wins Booker Prize for fiction
Latin America & the Caribbean

Jamaica’s Marlon James wins Booker Prize for fiction

LONDON (AP) — Marlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant and expletive-laden novel based on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley. Michael Wood, chairman of the judging panel, said “A Brief History of Seven Killings” was “the most exciting book on the … Continue reading