Literate Lushes: June-September 2014

Our latest book club picks…

June: Wild, by Cheryl Strayed

I’m sure a lot of people have read this one.  I believe it’s going to be a movie soon, as well.   398 more words


Studio K Dance performs "August"

Su-M, 9/28-29, 396: Thug Notes: One Hundred Years of Solitude (Márquez);  Buskers: Pomplamoose, Lonely Forest, Moon Hooch…

@Jaxonpool _______

Waz up?  “August” (Studio K Dance Company), 639 more words

Jacksonville FL

I hate speed readers

I’m not one of the those people who reads books until the wee hours of the morning.  I used to be, in my adolescence, when I would devour whole tomes of fantasy in marathon sittings.  564 more words


Memories of My Melancholy Whores - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman.
First published 2004; translation 2005

An old man wants to celebrates his 90th birthday by sleeping with a young virgin. 242 more words


9 Marquez e-books coming out in English

NEW YORK, N.Y. – E-books for some of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s best known work, including the novel “Love in the Time of Cholera,” are coming out for the first time in English. 91 more words


Book Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“Her heart of compressed ash, which had resisted the most telling of blows of daily reality without strain, fell apart with the first waves of nostalgia. 489 more words


Gabo and the drunks

On Tuesday at five I do a reading in the library of the University of Cartagena – whose most famous alumnus was Gabriel García Márquez – and learn from one of the Profs that there is a crypt in the bar of the Santa Clara Hotel that appears in the author’s novel  1,162 more words