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Gabriel Garcia Márquez

A Catalog Of Dirty Words Used In "The New Yorker"

The Awl | Elon Green @ 1:30 Pm | Posted 07.31.2011 | Books

Famous story, here recounted by The Daily News: Harold Brodkey used to tell the tale of how legendary New Yorker magazine editor William Shawn hand...

10 Best Short Stories Of All Time

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.27.2011 | Books

As a fitting finale to National Short Story Month, we asked the talented crew over at One Story to name their ten favorite epigrammatic tales. Tanya R...

HuffPost Readers' Picks: Best First Sentences In Books

Posted 07.26.2011 | Books

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortun...

How Much Did Publisher Pay To Print First Authorized Marquez Novel In China?

guardian.co.uk | Alison Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | Books

A Chinese publisher is set to bring out the first ever authorised edition of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude in Chinese, after ...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dramatization: Should You See It?

washingtonpost.com | Celia Wren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Oranges ripen with diamonds at their centers. Glass turns blue when touched by a lovesick youth. In the wake of a mistreated girl, a metal-robed angel...

Literary Fisticuffs! Flying Fists And Zinging Words: Nobody Fights Like An Angry Writer (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Stereotypically, artists are stormy, temperamental, and moody. These literary figures feed the stereotype with their classic feuds. We asked readers...

What If "A Moveable Feast" Had Been Titled "A Moveable Snack?"

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Twitter hashtag, #lessambitiousbooks, is making another trending appearance this week. These are our current favorites. Got a better one? Let u...

HuffPost Video Exclusive: R.E.M.'s "Überlin," Plus Conversations with David Lowery and Cowboy Junkies' Michael Timmins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The following video, "Überlin," is R.E.M.'s latest offering, premiering exclusively on HuffPost.

Reading In Public

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's been too long since we've shared with you the pulse of the people. It's a little segment we like to call Reading In Public! Here's how it works:...

Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel...

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Today's guest post is from Cuban writer, photographer and blogger, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo. Our Vargas Llosa who art in Nobel... by Orlando Luis Pard...

WATCH Bill Maher: Nobel Committee Must Rename The Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In the wake of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel Prize in literature, "Real Time"'s Bill Maher has a new rule: The prize committee must chang...

What If Everyone On Twitter Read The Same Book?

Jeff Howe | Posted 12.12.2011 | Books
Jeff Howe

What if everyone in the world read the same book? We have the ideal technology at our fingertips--Twitter. All we need now is the book.

5 Literary Hook-Ups I'd Like to See

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Caroline Hagood

Which writers would you like to see get it on?

Huffington Post Readers' Picks: 13 Great Overlooked Books By Famous Authors (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week, we posted a list of 12 great books by famous authors that are often overlooked by popular culture, and we were happy to see that HuffPost r...

The Colombian Elections: Who Will Be the Next President of Macondo?

Michael Fairbanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Fairbanks

How many countries in the world could elect as its next president someone who dropped his pants and mooned a disrespectful audience of students?

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Translator Speaks Up For Translations

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — If you're a fan of Gabriel Garcia Marquez or have purchased the latest edition of "Don Quixote," you might know the name Edith Grossm...

Mother and Child's Rodrigo Garcia on the Primal Bond: An Interview

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Unlike many indie filmmakers, Rodrigo Garcia is unafraid to roll out gut-wrenching situations from a telenovela, though his inner gyroscope keeps him from going over the top.

Tomas Eloy Martinez Dead: Argentinian Author Dies At 75

The Washington Post | Emma Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Tomás Eloy Martínez, 75, an Argentine journalist and novelist who wrote two international bestsellers about former Argentine president Juan Domingo ...

Dispatches From the Whole Foods Produce Aisle

Chris Holt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Holt

Girls who make their own clothes, speak five languages, and are into communist poetry can be found sprinkled throughout the store. Hipster chicks aisle ten. Feigned bisexual sensibilities aisle five.

The Big Dollar Bustout ... Is Too Big To Fail Still an Option?

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Ehrmann

With efforts to rebrand America's national identity in the electronic media falling flat like a bad online date, taking away the dollar's too big to fail status might be the better wake up call.

Fidel Castro, Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (Part III of III)

Norberto Fuentes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Norberto Fuentes

The Castros, and by extension the Revolutionary Cuban Government, had insulted their greatest emissary, and yet it was García Márquez who did the scraping and accommodating.

"Memories of My Melancholy Whores" Film Sued: Group Wants To Stop Production

AP | CATHERINE E. SHOICHET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MEXICO CITY — Efforts to film Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez's latest novel are meeting resistance in Mexico, where an anti-p...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: New Novel In The Works

Daily Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The new book by 82-year-old master of magical realism will be a love story, his friend and fellow writer Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza said. However, the au...

Oprah Names "Cholera" As Next Book Club Pick

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oprah Winfrey has picked "Love in the Time of Cholera," the epic love story by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, as her next book club selection....