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Marlon James Rocks Twitter
Marlon James' victory at the Man Booker last night made the tweets that echoed around the world as the Jamaican author continues to trend on social media.
Here are a few of our faves!
MARLON JAMES. That is all.— Salman Rushdie (@SalmanRushdie) October 13, 2015
Marlon James: This is the riskiest novel I have ever written. Not just in subject matter but in form pic.twitter.com/Zp8wOuuZ3h— Man Booker Prize (@ManBookerPrize) October 13, 2015
"I keep thinking I’m going to wake up or fall into a barrage of tears but I’ll keep it together" - Marlon James http://t.co/O1bWDF5gwd— Magda (@mgds37) October 13, 2015
Considering our shameful intolerance that drove Marlon James from Jamaica, his winning the Man Booker prize is hardly a proud moment for us.— Damien King (@DamienWKing) October 13, 2015
Marlon James is the Usain Bolt of Literature....a bonafide Literary Rockstar!— Ingrid Riley (@ingridriley) October 14, 2015
Marlon James is an uncompromising and exhilarating Man Booker winner http://t.co/lDANReKUW5— The Guardian (@guardian) October 14, 2015
"He [Marlon James] dedicated his win to his late father with whom, he recalled, he used to have..." http://t.co/RQmBa2uhTw— Karen Lord (@Karen_Lord) October 14, 2015
And we end this Marlon love fest with a tweet of our own...