English in the News

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.”

Best Books of 2019 - The 10 books to read now | Washington Post | November 21, 2019
English Prof. Marlon James's book, "Black Leopard, Red Wolf," is one of the 10.

The Best Novels of 2019 | Vogue | November 14, 2019
According to Vogue, one of the best novels in 2019 was English Prof. Marlon James's "Black Leopard, Red Wolf."

Listening to find one's language | The Strait Times | November 4, 2019
"How do we find a language of our own?" asked Jamaican author and Macalester English Prof. Marlon James, echoing the theme of the 22nd Singapore Writers Festival. "By listening to the voice that was always there, by waiting - sometimes all your life - to hear that language coming out of your own mouth." James gave the Singapore Writers Festival prologue.