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Writer Marlon James Reimagines a Watershed in Jamaica

wsj.com — At the Calabash book festival in Jamaica this year, after a party with luminaries like Salman Rushdie, Kingston-born novelist Marlon James ducked out for a late-night snack with writers including Colum McCann ("Let the Great World Spin") and Zadie Smith ("White Teeth"). After the literary stars settled into a roadside restaurant, all eyes turned to Mr. James.

Five Books to Get Your Gamer Reading

liamodonnell.com — Last week, I dropped by the fantastic Pragmaticmom blog to share my book picks to get gamers reading. I also shared a version of that of that post on the GamingEdus blog. So I figured, I might as well share on my own blog, too! So here it is in all its glory.

Guyton to Release Debut Single Monday

wsj.com — Country singer-songwriter Mickey Guyton is hoping to steal the spotlight with a little help from "Thelma & Louise." Ms. Guyton, who records for Vivendi S.A.'s Universal Music Group Nashville, will release her debut single, "Better Than You Left Me," to country radio Jan. 12.

Music Plays Leading Role in Promoting ‘Beyond the Lights’

online.wsj.com — The new romantic drama "Beyond the Lights" is setting its marketing efforts to a musical beat. The movie, due out from Relativity Media LLC's Relativity Studios on Friday, tells the story of a pop star, played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who is saved by a policeman, Nate Parker, after a suicide attempt.
Nov 10, 2014

Love love love this movie! Please go see "Beyond the Lights"! (Full disclosure: Romantic movies are always at... fb.me/6TpyekM5I

George R.R. Martin Writes a Big ‘Ice and Fire’ History

online.wsj.com — Fantasy writer George R.R. Martin has turned historian, and his main subject is the land of Westeros, the imaginary realm he created for his fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire," the basis for the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones." Mr. Martin's new book "The World of Ice & Fire," co-written with Elio M.
Nov 03, 2014

RT @DKCNovels: #GoT's George RR Martin wants more variety with Fantasy writers. We couldn't agree more! on.wsj.com/1rD0dn6 pic.twitter.com/lJeiK5EQV6

Writer Marlon James Reimagines a Watershed in Jamaica

online.wsj.com — At the Calabash book festival in Jamaica this year, after a party with luminaries like Salman Rushdie, Kingston-born novelist Marlon James ducked out for a late-night snack with writers including Colum McCann ("Let the Great World Spin") and Zadie Smith ("White Teeth"). After the literary stars settled into a roadside restaurant, all eyes turned to Mr. James.
Jan 28, 2016

Looks like Starz cast the best talent for the part, instead of catering to assumptions and expectations. twitter.com/AmericanGodsST…

Jan 23, 2016

RT @joseiswriting: American newsrooms are less diverse now than when I started in journalism in 1999. A disgrace. And irresponsible. #JournalismSoWhite


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