Building on the earlier post about re-reading, here are some other nominees: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame The Known World by Edward P. Show More Summary
Mikey Garcia will attempt to join Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez as the only champions of the four divisions stretching from featherweight to junior-welterweight when he meets Sergey Lipinets in San Antonio on Feb. 10. The Riverside-trained Garcia (37-0, 30 knockouts) bypassed higher-profile...
The New York Times examined Gabriel García Márquez's archive, which is browsable online. Stereogum listed protest songs that defines 2017. 48 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists yesterday (bringing the...
A US university has made more than 27,000 images from the late Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez's archive available online. They include materials from all of his works of fiction, personal scrapbooks, a memoir, screenplays and photographs. Show More Summary
"The online archive, which is catalogued both in English and in Spanish, includes drafts and other material relating to all of García Márquez's major books,... [as well as] previously unseen photographs, notebooks, scrapbooks, screenplays and personal ephemera, like a collection of his passports. Many archives are digitizing their holdings. But to make so much […]
The Harry Ransom Center in Texas has digitized and made available roughly half of the novelist’s archive, including a draft of an unpublished memoir.
Once per month, from September to May, program participants discuss literary powerhouses like Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales and Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude. The program is a collaboration between PRPLD, the English...Show More Summary
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
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...
Gabriel García Márquez influenced the creation of the beloved football-headed cartoon.
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
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 Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk), and there's been quite a bit of coverage. In addition to the...Show More Summary
Gabriel García Márquez had serious doubts about whether the novel was good at all
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...
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.
Gabriel García Márquez's classic, One Hundred Years of Solitude (get your copy at Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk) -- 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
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...
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.’”
"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.