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Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | Made in Britain

Malorie Blackman was just one of many writers of Caribbean, Asian and African descent gathered together for a group photo in London:

Looking at the writers in the picture you can see how this is the case. There is Lynton Kwesi Johnson, widely regarded as the father of dub poetry; Malorie Blackman, the highly successful children's author whose novel Noughts and Crosses was one of the books on the BBC's The Big Read Top 100 list; Ben Okri, who won the Booker Prize for his novel The Famished Road; Romesh Gunesekera, who was short-listed for the same prize with his novel Reef; Gary Younge and Maya Jaggi are well known for their thoughtful, intelligent journalism... ...

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