The Short List
A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS
By Marlon James
The Jamaican author's novel The Book of Night Women (**** May/June 2009) earned multiple awards. In his third novel, Jamaica has plunged into social chaos in 1976, with CIA operatives attempting to undermine the Socialist-leaning government. On December 3, four gunmen overrun reggae legend Bob Marley's Kingston compound in a politically motivated assassination...