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Museum of African American Art

February 2019

Marlon James: Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm
Museum of African American Art, 4005 Crenshaw Blvd
Crenshaw, CA 90008 United States

In conversation with Roxane Gay Co-presented with Eso Won Books Dubbed an “African Games of Thrones,” Marlon James’s transfixing new epic, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, defies all categorizations. From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings, this first novel of a forthcoming trilogy follows a mercenary’s journey to find a missing child in a magical ancient African continent. Blending myth, history, metaphysics, and psychology, James transforms the tradition of fantasy genre with a multicultural perspective to profoundly question the very…

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