Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez ★★★★

Recommended for:

  • Readers interested in dissecting the different notions of love in many, many different forms
  • Quite serious readers who won’t pass judgements on a surface level based on Florentino Ariza’s disconcerting behaviors – this book is about so much more than Florentino’s supposed “love” for Fermina…
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Exploring Gabriel García Márquez's Colombia

Take a Gabo tour of all the sights connected to Colombia’s complex hero with Emma Newbery

Colombia may claim Gabriel García Márquez as its greatest cultural export, but as the tourism industry cottons on to the idea that the writer may be something they can sell, Gabo makes a complex poster boy for the country. 1,542 more words

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Directing my First Short Film: "Balthazar's Marvelous Afternoon"

As a school assignment, we were asked for making an adaptation of a story by Gabriel García Márquez and the teacher  assigned us: “Balthazar’s Marvelous Afternoon” 627 more words


Mash Up: Billy Joel & GGM

Billy Joel’s song “We Didn’t Start the Fire” was released in the Fall of 1989. I was 10 years old and did not get it. It had to do with history. 531 more words


FILBo Revisited

As Bogota’s International Book Fair got into full swing over the past weeks, we bring you some reviews of the best it had to offer… 1,676 more words

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