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Marlon James // Curious Minds Weekend - Black Leopard Red Wolf

  • Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema 506 Bloor Street West Toronto, ON, M5S 1Y3 Canada (map)

Originally from Jamaica and now based in the United States, Marlon James is one of the world's most electrifying authors. In 2015, he won the prestigious The Man Booker Prize for A Brief History of Seven Killings. Now he returns with Black Leopard, Red Wolf, the stunning first installment of his Dark Star trilogy that is being hailed as an “African Game of Thrones.” At this Canadian debut, James will introduce Toronto readers to the unforgettable story of Tracker, a mercenary scouring the ancient cities of Africa on a hunt for a missing child. As he unveils this epic fictional universe, James will discuss how he created a new kind of contemporary mythology—a work of prodigious imagination that is quickly becoming the year’s most talked-about novel.

"A fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made.” – Neil Gaiman

Book sale and signing to follow

In conversation with Craig Offman, The Globe and Mail's Arts Editor

Promotional Partner: The Festival of Literary Diversity


Meet the thinkers, trailblazers and creative shakers that are shaping the issues and ideas of the day at our annual speaker series, presented in partnership with The Globe and Mail.

Tickets: $19 (Members & Globe subscribers with a discount code: $16)

All Access Pass: $159 (Members & Globe subscribers with a discount code: $139)

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