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Africa provided 'a huge reservoir of ideas'

Feb 03, 2019 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Marlon James, the Macalester College professor with a meteoric writing career, was recovering from surgery last week as he geared up for a national book tour. The procedure had repaired a torn meniscus, James explained. "I'm using a single crutch now, but it's not going to stop me."

James will spend the next several months promoting "Black Leopard, Red Wolf," a rangy new fantasy filled with mystical, magical and shape-shifting characters. It's the first entry in his Dark Star trilogy, prom...