387 Short Stories: Day 129 to Day 135

Day 129: 17th of April 2014: For Esmé – with Love and Squalor by J.D. Salinger
Day 130: 18th of April 2014: Brownies by Z.Z. Packer… 50 more words

387 Short Stories

Diario español hace público primer capítulo de novela inédita de García Márquez

El diario español LA VANGUARDIA publicó el pasado domingo el primer capítulo de una novela inédita de Gabriel García Márquez. La obra se llama “En agosto nos vemos”; el fragmento que contiene la nota fue leído en público por Gabo en 1999. 4,231 more words


World Book Day & What I'm Reading

Today is World Book and Copyright Day, promoting reading, publishing and copyright and also Spanish Language Day so while I listen to the live streaming of the national… 438 more words


Fidel and Raul Send Floral Tributes in Honor of Gabo

Cuba, april 23 – The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, sent a floral tribute for the homage paid in Mexico to Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with whom he was joined by a long and strong friendship.


Gonzalez on Márquez

Mike Gonzalez, author of the recent Hugo Chavez: Socialist for the 21st Century, has paid tribute to another giant of the Latin American left – the writer Gabriel García Márquez who died last Thursday. 999 more words

Latin America

Some Thoughts on the Death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I was reading the final pages of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Of Love and Other Demons when I learned the news of his death.

In this brief novel of just over a hundred pages we meet the daughter of a plantation owner. 448 more words


City mourns

Thousands of mourners – including both the Colombian and Mexican presidents – gathered in New Mexico to bid a final farewell to beloved author and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 89 more words