Thursday's Thought of the Day

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”

~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Thought Of The Day

Live! (to tell the tale...)

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in Columbia in 1927 and passed away just last year, on the 17th of April (2014). He was one of the most significant and inspiring Latin American authors of the 20th century, and was even awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. 469 more words

Book Review

The Genius of the Master

The Autumn of the Patriarch

by Gabriel García Márquez (HarperPerennial, 300pp.)

A novel of blazing, indefatigable brilliance. A tale in which absolute power of a uniquely Caribbean variety corrupts its possessor absolutely. 345 more words

Book Blog

The Station Poll: Vote for February's Short Stories

January is on its final stretch. February is beginning to beckon. As always, the Station is getting ready to feature a new set of short stories. 165 more words

Short Stories

Memories of My Melancholy Whores is About a Dirty Old Man

Writing this has been hard for me, for some reason. It’s weird. You’d think I would be able to write something about Memories of My Melancholy Whores… 1,127 more words

Books

What I Talk About When I Talk About Reading

I’ve been thinking a lot about reading recently, after a reading fest on holiday over Christmas in which I chewed my way through four novels and finished off a fifth. 1,308 more words