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Mario Vargas Llosa

8 Amazing Latino Authors

VOXXI | Veronique de Miguel | Posted 06.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Latinos and writing are a couple made in heaven. Our passion and heritage provide for fantastic literary universes once and again recognized worldwide...

Mario Vargas Llosa: A Nobel Long Overdue

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.06.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Vargas Llosa and his literature are responsible, in a direct and "premeditated" way, for much of what I am today: from my matrimonial happiness and my aversion to totalitarianism, to my having reneged on philology and turned to journalism.

LOOK: National Book Festival On The Mall

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The National Book Festival, a two-day event celebrating the written word, recently wrapped its twelfth annual event. Over 125 authors ca...

Humala: We Wait

Christopher Sabatini | Posted 08.16.2011 | World
Christopher Sabatini

Will Ollanta Humala be the Peruvian equivalent of Venezuela's Chávez or Brazil's Lula? The answer, on which may hang Peru's torrid rates of economic growth, has become a parlor game.

Which Colleges Landed Celebrity Professors This Year?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Those who prescribe to the old adage "those who can't do, teach," will have to think again -- this year, a slew of writers, politicians and even celeb...

Political Novelas, Rock Star Miners and Record Growth: A Latin American Year in Review

Roberto Ramos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roberto Ramos

In the super competitive digital coupon space, Brazil's Peixe Urbano and Mexico's BuzzUrbano give North American leader Groupon a run for their money. In the underlying psychology behind digital consumption, Latinos have the cultural edge.

Mario Vargas Llosa Says Notion Of Culture Has Withered In Princeton Speech

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Mario Vargas Llosa, the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature and a visiting professor in the Latin American studies and creative writing progr...

Vargas Llosa's Nobel Address Speaks To Political Power Of Literature | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Peruvian Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa delivered a resounding tribute to fiction's power to inspire readers to greater ambition, to dissent and to...

Brazil's Dilma in Crossfire of US-China Currency War

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil has joined China, France and Germany in the call for a coordinated global effort to replace the foundering dollar as the major world reserve currency.

Extraordinary Finds in Latin American Culture

Susan Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Segal

Currently on display at the Americas Society is a grand look at some pre-Colombian treasures: "Art and Myth in Ancient Peru: The History of the Jequetepeque Valley."

New Mario Vargas Llosa Novel

The Guardian | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Faber has signed up the new novel from the freshly-crowned winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa. Faber editorial director Lee...

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...

Why Are Literary Prizes So Prized?

The New Yorker | Adam Gopnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

What this year's prize really shows is that prizes, like people, have a DNA of their own. The Nobel Prize in Literature would have been more illuminat...

"So Humane, So Beautifully Written, So Wise And So Compelling"

Jane Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jane Smiley

We live in an age where many authors ponder their own experience over and over in styles that can be impenetrable, but Vargas Llosa looks at the world and writes about it with such wisdom that he doesn't fear being understood.

Mario Vargas Llosa: A Nobel Long Delayed

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Vargas Llosa and his literature are responsible, in a direct and "premeditated" way, for much of who I am today: for my matrimonial happiness and my aversion to totalitarianism, for my betrayal of philology and approach to journalism.

News Roundup! Nobel Prize In Literature

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Despite massive speculation that American author Cormac McCarthy would snag the award, the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature went to Peruvian writer Mari...

Nobel Prize In Literature 2010: Did Anyone Predict This?

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mario Vargas Llosa is the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature, the Nobel Committee announced this morning from the Swedish Academy in Sto...

Does Zapata's Death Mark a Turning Point for Cuba?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Last week's death in prison of the human rights activist Orlando Zapata Tamayo continues to reverberate throughout Cuba and the world.

10 Books 10 Countries: The Best Translated Books of 2009

David Del Vecchio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Del Vecchio

Here in the United States, we seem to be conversing mostly with ourselves, with only 3 percent of what's published coming from other languages and cultures. Americans are missing out on a lot.

Mario Vargas Llosa on the End of the Incan Empire at the Americas Society

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Vargas Llosa speaks about Barack Obama's Nobel Prize, the state of literature, inter-American relations and politics.