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Huge congrats to Marlon James who has become the first Jamaican writer to win the Man Booker prize.   A Brief History of Seven Killings is Marlon James’ fictional account of an attempt on Bob Marley’s life, described as brimming “with shocking gang violence, swearing, graphic sex, drug crime but also, said

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Jamaican Writers

Renown Jamaican author, Pamela Mordecai will be reading from her collection of poetry, Subversive Sonnets, this Saturday at 2pm at Bookland, 53 Knutsford Blvd.  Ms. Mordecai hasn’t read in Jamaica since 2001! See Subversive Sonnets  for an interview with Pamela Mordecai.  

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