Illume - Marlon James, author

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Illume - Marlon James, author

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Theatre

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




The stunning first novel in Marlon James’ Dark Star trilogy, Black Leopard, Red Wolf combines myth, fantasy and history to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child. For his previous novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings, the Jamaican-born author received numerous awards, including the 2015 Man Booker Prize and OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature for fiction. James is also the author of The Book of Night Women, which won the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the Minnesota Book Award.

Tickets include one copy of Black Leopard, Red Wolf.

About the Illume Speaker Series

The College of Arts and Sciences is the liberal arts heart of the University of San Diego. Our students and faculty exemplify the power, vitality and value of a liberal arts and sciences education every day. To champion the tradition and future of the artes liberales, we have created the Illume Speaker Series featuring our own renowned faculty scholars, invited thought leaders and prominent public figures to advance the liberal arts on our campus and inspire lifelong learning in our surrounding communities.

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