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City Arts & Lectures presents MARLON JAMES

Marlon James author photo and Black Leopard Red Wolf
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:30 pm

Venue: Nourse Theater

Series: Social Studies

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Marlon James is the author of the novels A Brief History of Seven KillingsJohn Crow’s Devil, and The Book of Night Women, all of which explore and retell twentieth-century Jamaica through a litany of perspectives.  His forthcoming novel, Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the first in the Dark Star Trilogy, a fantasy series rooted in African legend, which James describes as an “African Game of Thrones” (Entertainment Weekly). Born in Kingston, James was the first Jamaican author to win the Man Booker Prize in 2015. He has published short pieces in Black Noir, Esquire, Granta, Harper’s, The Caribbean Review of Books, New York Times Magazine, and elsewhereIn his 2016 viral video Are you racist? ‘No’ isn’t a good enough answer, he makes a case for more rigorous anti-racism, as opposed to mere non-racist complacencyJames lives and teaches in Minnesota, and spends the rest of his time in New York.

Event date: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Nourse Theatre
275 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA
Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735220171
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 5th, 2019