Marlon James' fictional account of the men behind a 1976 attempt to assassinate Bob Marley features a sprawling, gnarly cast of characters. We talk with him about the novel, his approach to writing and what it means to be part of the Caribbean diaspora living in the U.S.
Guest Host: Jennice Fuentes
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- Sharon Weinberger Senior Reporter, "Danger Room", Wired Magazine's National Security Blog; and co-author of "A Nuclear Family Vacation: Travels in the World of Atomic Weaponry (Bloomsbury)
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