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Peter Bognanni releases novel: Things I’m Seeing Without You

by Brooke Leonard bleonar1@macalester.edu On Tuesday, October 3, Common Good Books filled with excited chatter. Rows of folding chairs in the back of the store filled quickly with colleagues, students, friends and fans of Peter Bognanni, Macalester College professor, Iowa Writer’s Workshop graduate, and Alex Award-winning novelist. His new book, Things I’m Seeing Without You,…

Marlon James’ novel gets its TV break
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Marlon James’ novel gets its TV break

A Brief History of Seven Killings, the Man-Booker-Prize-winning novel by Macalester ’s author-in-residence and Associate Professor of English Marlon James, is coming to Amazon in the form of an original TV series. The story, set in Jamaica, follows the eight people who attempted to murder Bob Marley in 1976. “They vanished and nobody in Jamaica…