Marlon James' previous books include The Book of Night Women and John Crow's Devil. Jeffrey Skemp/Courtesy of Riverhead Books hide caption

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The pillars of Caribbean cuisine, framing the front of a streetside stall. Ellen Silverman/Courtesy of Media Masters Publicity hide caption

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The two-man Jamaican bobsled team will be heading to Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics, after a fundraising campaign gave a much-needed boost to its budget. Jamaican Bobsled Team hide caption

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The U.S. ambassador to Spain, James Costos, leaves the Spanish Foreign Ministry after being summoned to a meeting in Madrid on Monday. He was called in following reports that the NSA was tracking millions of phone calls in Spain. Juan Medina/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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