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Adios, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Calling Gabriel Garcia Marquez one of the all-time best Spanish language writers is as silly as calling Babe Ruth one of the all-time best English language baseball players. 100 more words

Thank you, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I was extremely saddened by the news of the death of Gabriel García Márquez, the great Colombian writer. He passed away at home in Mexico City, aged 87, after being hospitalized for a lung infection recently.  1,064 more words

Americas

Adios.

I was just sitting down to write something for this site when my friend e-mailed me this article from the CBC.

And when I got it, I was sad. 431 more words

In tribute to Lupe and G. G. Márquez

This is a tribute to Lupe and Gabriel García Márquez. Lupe passed away ten years ago and G.G. Márquez today. This is a side of me I don’t reveal much. 986 more words

Family Life

Beloved

I will be blunt.

Belovedby Toni Morrison is not for the faint of heart. That being said, this does not mean it’s not for literature classes. 971 more words

Delmelza Ramirez

1906 - Birth of Samuel Beckett in Foxrock, Co. Dublin.

Samuel Beckett was born on 13 April 1906, in Foxrock, Dublin. During the 1930s and 1940s he wrote his first novels and short stories. He wrote a trilogy of novels in the 1950s as well as famous plays like Waiting for Godot. 27 more words

Irish History

Gabriel García Márquez - Don of the Spanish language

Gabriel García Márquez, known affectionately as Gabo throughout Latin America, is a world-renowned Colombian author, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, and master of the Spanish language. 463 more words

Latin America