Marlon James

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Marlon James is a novelist from Jamaica. He has published two novels, John Crow’s Devil (2005) and The Book of Night Women (2009). The latter has won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction and the Minnesota Book Award. John Crow’s Devil, his first novel, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice.

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Click here to buy books by Marlon James.

Read a review of The Book of Night Women in The Caribbean Review of Books.

Read an interview with Marlon James.

Watch a youtube video of Marlon James talking about The Book of Night Women.

Read Marlon James’s blog.

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