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Books I may (or may not) read during Bout of Books 11

So, Bout of Books 11 is rolling around. It takes place in approximately 2 weeks. Though I partook in Bout of Books 10, I wasn’t great about updates, challenges, or staying up to date with others’ reading goals. 183 more words

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The Gotcha

I make no bones about it – Gabriel Garcia Marquez is my favorite writer and One Hundred Years of Solitude is my favorite book. I have returned to it many times over the years, getting lost in its magic again and again. 293 more words

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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.

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in defense of re-reading books

i have friends who have never read a book more than once. no matter how much they like the book, the characters, the ideas contained within, they just can’t understand the point. 504 more words

Food in Fiction: A column, a book, a lot of pretty pictures

The Gabriel Garcia Marquez reference in Dinah Fried’s new book, “Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals,” might not be the Colombian author’s altogether most memorable dish. 199 more words

Culture

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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#11 One Hundred Years of Solitude

THE PROFILE:

Title: One Hundred Years of Solitude

Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Genre: Magical realism

Amazon List Price (at the time of writing): … 359 more words

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