English in the News

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Will Present Marlon James | Broadway World | January 15, 2020
James will discuss his latest work, "Black Leopard, Red Wolf."

Best of the Decade | Star Tribune | December 29, 2019
Two Macalester-related authors were mentioned in the "Best Books from Local Authors" category: Charles Baxter '69 was listed as #6 for "There's Something I Want You To Do," and English Professor Marlon James was listed as #5 for "A Brief History of Seven Killings," which won the 2015 Man Booker Prize.

The best international fiction of 2019 | CBC | December 12, 2019
Here are CBC Books's favourite 28 works of fiction from around the world that came out in 2019. English Prof. Marlon James's "Black Leopard, Red Wolf" is one of the 28.

Our Favorite Minnesota Books of 2019 | Mpls/StPaul | December 11, 2019
This year saw local publishers and authors with Minnesota ties creating Game of Thrones-level epics, investigating decades-old cases, and revisiting our state's history. Here are our (Mpls/StPaul) favorite reads this year. English Prof. Marlon James's "Black Leopard, Red Wolf" was one of the favorites.

The Best Books of 2019 | GQ | December 3, 2019
GQ asked the authors of their favorite books to nominate their favorite books, too. English Prof. Marlon James was asked.

Here are some gift ideas from Minnesota authors | Pioneer Press | November 24, 2019
If book-lovers are on your list, here are some of the highest-profile fiction and nonfiction books by award-winning Minnesota authors the Pioneer Press reviewed since January. One of the recommended books is English Prof. Marlon James's “Black Leopard, Red Wolf.”