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Slow Writers

One of the most difficult things is the first paragraph. I have spent months on a first paragraph, and once I get it, the rest comes out very easily.Gabriel Garcia Marquez in For Writer's Only (1994) by Sophy Burnham[If it takes a month to write the first paragraph, maybe this writer should be doing something else. Show More Summary

Bruce Arena, Sigi Schmid and Bob Bradley aren't too old to chase dreams

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez was both a fervent soccer fan and a tireless writer who rebelled against the idea that age should lessen his love of either pursuit. “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old,” he said. “They grow old because they stop pursuing...

5 Secrets From Craig Bartlett, the Creator of 'Hey Arnold!'

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Gabriel García Márquez influenced the creation of the beloved football-headed cartoon.

Writers for Dinner

You can invite 12 writers, living or dead, novels and plays, for dinner and they will magically appear. Who would make your list? My quick choices: William Shakespeare Charles Dickens Flannery O'Connor Gabriel Garcia Marquez George Orwell Leo Tolstoy Anthony Trollope Agatha Christie Tom Wolfe John Updike Graham Greene William Faulkner

More One Hundred Years of Solitude celebration

As I recently noted, it's the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude (get your copy at or, and there's been quite a bit of coverage. In addition to the...Show More Summary

The Personal History Behind One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel García Márquez had serious doubts about whether the novel was good at all

Shorties (The Legacy of One Hundred Years of Solitude, Summer's Best Music Books, and more)

Newsweek examined the cultural legacy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel One Hundred Years of Solitude. The New York Times recommended summer's best music books. Hazlitt interviewed author Elizabeth Strout. The A.V. Club previewed June's music releases. Al Franken talked to...

How 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' Has Shaped the World in 50 Years

5 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

First published in 1967, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s modern classic has touched millions of readers, including former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

Fifty years of One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel García Márquez's classic, One Hundred Years of Solitude (get your copy at or -- a book that surely belongs on any list of greatest novels of the past century -- was published fifty years ago (on 30 May,...Show More Summary

Social Media Honors Novelist Gabriel García Márquez, Who Died... In 2014

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Have you seen all the heartfelt remembrances of Gabriel García Márquez, best known for his novel One Hundred Years of Solitude? Yes, García Márquez is dead. But for some reason a lot of people on social media think he died sometime in the past week. The Colombian author died in 2014. Read more...

By the Book: Lesley Stahl: By the Book

The journalist and author of “Becoming Grandma” says Ann Patchett’s “Bel Canto” reminded her of Gabriel García Márquez, a high compliment: “My all-time favorite book... is ‘Love in the Time of Cholera.’”

He Waited 51 Years for Her Husband to Die…

"Love in the Time of Cholera,” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, could be the ultimate love story. The post He Waited 51 Years for Her Husband to Die… appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez on his 90th birthday

8 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Monday would have been the 90th birthday of late Colombian novelist and journalist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of the few Latin American writers to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Beloved by Latin Americans and affectionately known as Gabo, Marquez was known for his novels that twisted and...

Gabriel García Márquez’s Life in 100 Pictures

An archivist responsible for digitizing the author's personal photos reflects on the process of selecting 100 to represent the collection

Monday scent of the day 3/6

8 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

It's yet another Monday. Happy European Day of the Righteous! Plus, Gabriel García Márquez would have turned 90 today. What fragrance are you wearing? I'm in By Kilian Apple Brandy, just what the doctor ordered on a cold Monday morning. Reminder: on 3/10 we're taking the Booze Cruise...

Gabo's Wild Ride: The Incredible Adventures of Gabriel García Márquez

8 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Gabriel García Márquez was born 90 years ago on this day—on March 6, 1927—and grew up in Aracataca, Colombia, a hardscrabble banana town that was barely a stop on the railway. His father, an undereducated telegraph operator, had fallen...Show More Summary

Gabriel Garcia Marquez statue unveiled in Cuba

8 months agoArts : Artdaily

A life-size bronze sculpture of the Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was unveiled Thursday in Havana, an homage to the writer and to Cuba for its support of the peace accord with leftist FARC rebels. The sculpture portrays...Show More Summary

‘La Mala Hora’ (In Evil Hour) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

(1962, 183 P) I read this as part of the Coursera course that I’ve been following on Gabriel Garcia Marquez. I read the book in English (of course!) but the online course that analyses the books is in Spanish. There’s … Continue reading ?

Follow in the Footsteps of Colombia's Most Famous Author

10 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Amakuna is launching the In the Footsteps of Gabriel Garcia Marquez package Embark on a 10-day tour that highlights places associated with the author’s life and works… Rebekah Bell

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