“News of a Kidnapping (Noticia de un secuestro)” by Gabriel García Márquez

“News of a kidnapping, no matter how painful, is not as irremediable as news of a murder, and Hernando breathed a sigh of relief. “Thank God.” he said, and then changed his tone: 280 more words

Non-fiction

Words, words, words

I love words.

My teammate told me that when she was young, she loved words so much that she used to read a dictionary. The other person I know who also read dictionary is DCB. 519 more words

The Class Origin of Subcommandante Marcos

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Can we ask about your family?

Subcommandante Marcos: It was middle class. My father, the head of the family, was a rural teacher in the days of Ca’rdenas when, according to him, they cut off teachers’ ears for being communists.

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Literature

Reading Marquez

“When I first read 100 Years of Solitude”, V had begun, “I couldn’t go past the first few pages. Every time I read it, I had to begin again. 1,190 more words

Writing

The very old man with the enormous wings - Gabriel García Márquez

မိုး သံုးရက္ေျမာက္ ရြာျပီးတဲ့အခ်ိန္မွာ သူတို ့လင္မယား ဟာ အိမ္ထဲမွာ၀င္လာေနတဲ့ ဂဏန္းေတြကို လိုက္သတ္ေနရပါတယ္
Pelayo ဟာ ေရျမွဳပ္ေနတဲ့ လယ္ကြင္းကို ျဖတ္ျပီး ပင္လယ္ရွိရာကို ဂဏန္းအေသေတြလႊင့္ပစ္ ဖို ့ထြက္လာခဲ့ပါတယ္။
သူတို ့ကေလးဟာ အလြန္အမင္းဖ်ားေနျပီး ဒီဂဏန္းေတြရဲ ့အနံ ့ ဆိုးေၾကာင့္ျဖစ္ရမယ္လို ့သူတို ့လင္မယားနားလည္ 24 more words

Fictions

Eu tenho a noção de que estou falando demais sobre esse livro. Já falei dele na newsletter e tenho mencionado ele em conversas como se esse fosse o único assunto possível ou o tema que pode ser citado em todos os assuntos praticados. 1,141 more words

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