One Hundred Years of Solitude

“One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(First published: 1967 / This edition: Penguin Books 2014)
The book and the box of flowers were given to me for my 23rd birthday last year by two friends in Tokyo.
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Book Review - ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

It is hard to stay objective and not be biased when you are critiquing one of the most important works of the last century. And, if the writer happens to be… 922 more words


Guest blogger Susan Jane Gilman: “What am I reading? Don’t ask. I can't tell you.”


To celebrate the publication today of the paperback edition of Susan Jane Gilman’s debut novel, The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street, I am reprising her guest post from June 17, 2014. 992 more words

Authors As Guest Bloggers

Oasis of Calm

I am not ashamed to say that I have been feeling a bit blue lately. Life has gotten a bit topsy turvy around here and what with the baby transitioning into the terrible twos, I have felt a totally stressed out. 1,839 more words

El revolotear del amor

“Meme lo esperaba, desnuda y temblando de amor entre los alacranes y las mariposas”.


La oscuridad me acompaña

mientras espero el grito de tu silencio… 128 more words

ලාංකේය පාදඩ යථාර්ථවාදයේ ඉන්ද්‍රජාලික යුග මොහොතක - ‘සාහිත මධු සාදය’

සාහිත මධු සාදය යනු, සාහිත්‍ය ප‍්‍රබන්ධ කලාව සමග වෙනස් ආකාරයක රසික මහජන සම්බන්ධතාවයක් ගොඩනැගීමේ සාමූහික ප‍්‍රයත්නයකි. සාහිත්‍යය ප‍්‍රබන්ධ සමග බැඳෙන රසික අනුරාගය මධු පානයෙන්, නිදහස් සංකථනයෙන්, විචාර විමංසනයෙන් අවුළුවාලමින් පැවැත්වූ සම්භාෂණ මාලාව එහි පළමුවැන්න විය.

Sahitha Madu Sadaya

The novels' calling card: What makes a good book title?

What do The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Pride and Prejudice and the Zombies, One Hundred Years of Solitude and How to Lose Friends and Alienate People… 728 more words