Marlon James among winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

April 1, 2015 11:37 PM

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Novelist Marlon James and poet Marilyn Chin are among this year's winners of the Anisfield-Wolf (AN'-is-feeld) Book Awards, given for literature that "confronts racism and examines diversity."

James was cited Wednesday for his novel based on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley, "A Brief History of Seven Killings." Chin was honored for her multicultural collection "Hard Love."

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