Marlon James wins Man Booker for Fiction

October 14, 2015

A brief history of seven killings by Marlon James won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction by a unanimous vote.  James is the first Jamaican born winner of the Man Booker. He currently lives in Minneapolis.  James says reggae music had a strong influence on this novel.  The BBC article includes a clip of his acceptance speech. The official Man Booker Prize website includes the short and long list of nominees.  The Guardian article includes a podcast.  We own A brief history in seven killings in all formats except eaudio which is not available.

<p>Posted by Becky

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