Share this post with Digg

Read 10 Short Stories by Gabriel García Márquez Free Online (Plus More Essays & Interviews)

Open Culture by Josh Jones

 

***********

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, passes away

Hurriyet Daily News

Known affectionately as ‘Gabo,’ the author of ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude‘ was the godfather of a literary movement that witnessed a continent in turmoil

Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87

Mashable! by Josh Dickey

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel Prize-winning author of One Hundred Years of Solitudeand Love in the Time of Cholera, has died. He was 87

Bir Gazeteci Olarak Hayatım / Márquez –

Embedded image permalink

Seven life-changing quotes from celebrated author Gabriel Garcia Marquez:

Embedded image permalink

Novelist Gabriel García Márquez, whose One Hundred Years of Solitude “established him as a giant of 20th-century literature,” died today at his home in Mexico City. He was 87.

From the New York Times obituary:

 

Bangladeshis Mourn Gabriel García Márquez, the ?Magician Of Words?

Global Voices Online

 

World Reacts to Death of Nobel Prize Winner Gabriel García Márquez

Global Voices Online by Kelley Johnson

(All links are in Spanish, otherwise noted as [en] for English.)

On April 17th, 2014 the world learned of writer Gabriel García Márquez’s [en] death. Born in Colombia, his career went international after being honored the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982 for his work entitled ?Cien años de solidad? [en] [One Hundred Years of Solitude] and ?for his novels and short stories [en], where fact and fiction come together in a world richly composed of imagination, reflecting a continent’s life and troubles.?

García Márquez and “the Latin American who came in from the cold”

open Democracy News Analysis – by Pierre Schori

Former Swedish deputy foreign minister and UN ambassador Pierre Schori remembers circumstances and characters, including the late prime minister Olof Palme, that linked him to Gabriel García Márquez, in the work they did on Latin America.

Tweet Against García Márquez Generates Outrage in Colombia

Global Voices Online by Kelley Johnson

(All links are in Spanish, otherwise noted as [en] for English)

?They will soon be together in hell? was the phrase tweeted by elected Colombian congresswoman of the Centro Democrático [en] [Democratic Center], María Fernanda Cabal. It was accompanied by a photo which alluded to the ideology of the recently deceased laureate writer and journalist, Gabriel García Márquez

 

Enhanced by Zemanta

Tagged in: , , , , ,

%d bloggers like this: