Post Profile

‘No One Writes to the Colonel’ by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

1961, 68 p. This is the second book examined in the online Coursera course I’m following on the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.  I say ‘following’ because I’m reading the books in English and rather slowly translating (sort of) the … Continue reading ?
read more


Related Posts

Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced

Entertainment / Books : LA Times: Books

Translating a book is arduous and notoriously low-paid work. It's a labor of love for most. With a few blockbuster exceptions (think Gabriel García Márquez or Haruki Murakami) publishers don't make much, if any money from the transl...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Five essential reads

Entertainment / Books : LA Times: Books

Gabriel García Márquez, who died Thursday at 87, was a prolific writer, dating back to his work as a journalist in the 1950s. I first discovered his books, as so many did, when I was in high school. After having been closed out of a...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez book worth $60,000 stolen from book fair

Health : LA Times: Health

This year's International Book Fair in Bogota, Colombia, was dedicated to favorite son Gabriel Garcia Marquez. To celebrate, one of the exhibitors brought out his first edition, autographed copy of Garcia Marquez's beloved novel "On...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez e-books coming soon

United States / Los Angeles : LA Times: Local

Nine books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez will be released as English-language e-books for the first time. American Spanish-speakers will get twice as much Garcia Marquez: 18 of his works will be released as e-books in Spanish.

Book buzz: Gabriel Garcia Marquez ends career

Entertainment : USAToday: Movies

What's buzzing in the books world today? Marquez will no longer write, and Anne Rice books get the 'Fifty Shades' treatment.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC