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Forthcoming Book: Marlon James’ “A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel”

Our congratulations to Marlon James for his new book, A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel (Penguin Group, October 2014). The novel centers on the assassination attempt of Bob Marley; this axis connects several decades, many interconnecting geographic regions, and the sundry histories that lead to today’s Jamaica and its diasporic community. 558 more words

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Reading the Rainbow

Ana of Things Mean a Lot reminded me recently that the third A More Diverse Universe reading challenge was coming up, hosted again by Aarti of  920 more words

Non-sense

New Book—“Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the building of the Panama Canal”

Acclaimed Jamaican writer Olive Senior has just published a fascinating non-fiction work—Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the building of the Panama Canal… 304 more words

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