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1. Limpia tus lágrimas. 2. Agáchate. 3. Acuéstate en el piso 4. Rueda ¡Porque estás en llamas!.

Folly Beach, East Coast Macondo

Half a decade ago, sick of the blood-sucking capitalists at the MLA changing their research paper guidelines every other year, I decided to create my own how-to guide, something I could run off to students but also update whenever some OCD sufferer at the Modern Language Association decided that placing periods after abbreviations was so last century. 1,234 more words

Non-fiction

"What did you expect? Time passes": One Hundred Years of Solitude Analysed

One Hundred Years of Solitude

By Gabriel Garcia Marquez

There was no mystery in the heart of a Buendia that was impenetrable for her because a century of cards and experience had taught her that the history of the family was a machine with unavoidable repetitions, a turning wheel that would have gone on spilling into eternity were it not for the progressive and irremediable wearing of the axle… 4,366 more words

Literature

Currently Reading: One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez (1967)

Thoughts:

One Hundred Years of Solitude may be the best book I’ve ever read.  I cannot think of a more masterful novel.  1,200 more words

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street art

The via Bonajuto is one of Catania’s oldest street, sheltering even a Byzantine chapel in its underground…

It survived a major earthquake and quite a few volcanic eruptions…`and is yet very modern and vivid… 56 more words

Photography

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE BY GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ

This book has taken me six weeks to read. That might not seem unusual to some of you, if you’re used to taking your time, but, in order to give you something with which to compare my progress, I finished the whole of Marcel Proust’s… 2,793 more words

Books

The final investigation report by the US Chemical Safety Board into the Macondo well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico says the potential for a similar disaster still exists. 150 more words

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