2016 Classics Challenge - January

If I’m being perfectly honest, I didn’t think I would be keeping up with the classics challenge. I always mean to, but because I’m a very stubborn person I will put up an argument with myself and not get my reading done. 327 more words

Book Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (2/5)

This was one of those books that I thought we’d touch on in my Spanish literature courses in college, but I took Iberian literature and as Garcia Marquez is Colombian, he was absent. 1,123 more words


An adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's "Chronicle of a Death Foretold"

Improper Fractions in association with Instituto Cervantes, New Delhi presents a theatrical adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novella Chronicle of a Death Foretold.

A young girl is returned to her parents by her husband on her wedding night; a murder follows, but this narrative is no thriller. 353 more words


Five Questions with Sara Palacios

The rules of our Five Questions interview series are simple: we send each of our guests a long list of questions. Some are serious; some are . 590 more words

Author/Illustrator Guest Posts

Pulling the Plug: The Reveal

It amazes me how, every time I read something I’ve written, I want to change it. When I finish it I think it’s great, then I put it down for a while, and when I pick it up again, I’m like…bleah…and I’ve  463 more words


My Reading Life

Growing up, my house was not a house of many things. Books and toys made way for clothes and food but my earliest memory of a book is being spellbound by the vibrant colours of a picture book, the title of which I unfortunately can’t remember. 799 more words

Poesía VI - Generación del 27 (II)

Cuando en España hablamos de surrealismo, y lo hemos visto con la Degollación del Bautista de Lorca, no hablamos de su sustrato inconsciente sino de un sustrato visible e histórico. 992 more words