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A Brief History of Seven Killings wins 2015 Man Booker Prize

A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel - Marlon James

Happy that A brief history of Seven Killings win. 

 

Happy because it is in my favorite list second only to A Little Life.


Congratulation to Marlon James.

 

Just find out more about this guy. 

 

The story is about a gay hitman having boyfriend trouble while trying to do his job. And the writer is of course, gay. But he didn't come out when he was in Jamaica, he waited until he landed in the US.

 

There is an article on the writer and his win. Man Booker winner Marlon James: ‘I was the nerd, I wasn’t into sports, assumed gay'