Marlon James

Marlon James
Marlon James was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1970. He is the winner of the 2015 Man Booker award for his third novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings. His first novel, John Crow's Devil (Akashic Books, 2005) was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Commonwealth Writers Prize and was a New York Times Editors' Choice. The novel was published in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy in 2008. His second novel, The Book of Night Women (Riverhead 2009), won the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, The NAACP Image Award, and The Minnesota Book Award, and was New York Magazine's third best book of the year. Marlon was Go On Girl! Book Club's 2012 Author of the year.

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Part 4: If The Devil Is Six Then God Is Seven by

…even in the midst of an Ex-British Colonial School For Boys you could watch an episode of Square Pegs and feel as if your life was exposed, and wasn’t the band in that last episode, Devo? Devo, short for devolution but you didn’t know that yet, only that God lived in the radio or at least something that saves the lives of rudderless boys who went to high school to die a little each day.