Marlon James’s “A Brief History of Seven Killings” describes decades of Jamaican history through the perspectives of a host of narrators, many speaking in patois.

Marlon James’s ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’

Jamaican author Marlon James was named the winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize, for his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings.

Marlon James, 44, the first Jamaican author to win the Man Booker prize

Marlon James wins the Man Booker prize 2015

Jamaican writer Marlon James wins the Man Booker prize 2015

The "mesmerizingly powerful" novel from Marlon James, A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS, makes The New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books of 2014! #RiverheadBest14

‘A Brief History of Seven Killings,’ by Marlon James

It’s a special edition of the playlist, with Jamaican novelist Marlon James picking five songs to soundtrack his new book, A Brief History of Seven Killings

-Bought this a few months ago and it really is amazing.- A Brief History of Seven Killings | The Man Booker Prizes

The winner of the Man Booker Prize 2015 was Marlon James with A Brief History of Seven Killings. The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2015 was chaired by Michael Wood.

The auteur who has blessed us with stunning visual work for Solange (“Losing You,”) Beyoncé (“Formation”) and Rihanna (“We Found Love”) will direct her first series with Amazon Studios: an adaptation of Marlon James’ novel A Brief History of Seven Killings.

The auteur who has blessed us with stunning visual work for Solange (“Losing You,”) Beyoncé (“Formation”) and Rihanna (“We Found Love”) will direct her first series with Amazon Studios: an adaptation of Marlon James’ novel A Brief History of Seven Killings.

Marlon James, the Jamaican novelist, has won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for "A Brief History of Seven Killings," his fictional retelling of the 1976 attempted murder of Bob Marley. Photograph by Felix Clay

Marlon James: 'Writers of colour pander to the white woman'

Man Booker winner Marlon James: 'Writers of colour pander to the white woman'

James is the first Jamaican author to win the prestigious literary award, for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. It's based on a real 1976 assassination attempt on reggae star Bob Marley.

Marlon James Wins Man Booker Prize

Gay Jamaican author Marlon James wins Man Booker Prize for his novel inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley. A Brief History of Seven Killings is Marlon James's third novel

The Book of Night Women by Marlon James | PenguinRandomHouse.com  Amazing book I had to share from Penguin Random House

The Book of Night Women by Marlon James

The Book of Night Women, Marlon James -- Started December 2015 -- read

The Book of Night Women by Marlon James | PenguinRandomHouse.com  Amazing book I had to share from Penguin Random House

The Book of Night Women by Marlon James

The Book of Night Women by Marlon James | PenguinRandomHouse.com Amazing book I had to share from Penguin Random House

'A Spool of Blue Thread': shortlisted for the Man Booker.

The longlist for the Man Booker Prize has been announced! This list will be narrowed down to a shortlist on September and on October a winner will be

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