Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87

'100 Years of Solitude' author was a Nobel laureate

(Newser) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence, and inequality, died today at his home in Mexico City at age 87. Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the... More »

Garcia Marquez Foundation: Dementia Claim Is Fiction

'Gabo is not insane'

(Newser) - It's quite the plot twist: On the heels of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's brother's revelation that the Nobel laureate is suffering from dementia, the Colombian author's foundation says it just isn't so—so stop with the bellyaching. "Please, enough messages of solidarity: Gabo is not... More »

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Has Dementia

Brother says Nobel laureate author is done writing

(Newser) - The younger brother of Gabriel Garcia Marquez says the Nobel laureate is suffering from dementia at age 85, reports the BBC . The author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera phones frequently to ask for help with basic daily tasks, says Jaime Garcia Marquez.... More »

Gabriel García Márquez Novel Spurs Rebels in Iran

'News of a Kidnapping' selling out after Mousavi comment

(Newser) - Want to know what it’s like to be an Iranian opposition leader under house arrest? Read Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s News of a Kidnapping. Ever since Mir Hossein Mousavi told his daughters the Colombian novel describes “my situation in captivity,” it’s been flying off the shelves... More »

García Márquez Finished With Writing: Agent

Giant of Latin American literature's oeuvre is complete

(Newser) - The world has probably already seen the complete work of Gabriel García Márquez, the Guardian reports. Friend and fellow author Plinion Apuleyo Mendoza said last year that the creator of magical realism was working on a new novel, but his agent recently quashed that rumor. "I don't... More »

García Márquez Back at Work on New Novel

(Newser) - Two years after announcing that he had given up writing, Gabriel García Márquez is at work on a new novel, says a close friend. Fellow writer Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza confirmed rumors that the Nobel Prize-winning 82-year-old is working on a love story, the Guardian reports. More »

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