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  • An interview with Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    An interview with Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    In 1982 García Márquez was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Here he speaks at the presentation ceremony in Sweden. Hulton Archive / Getty Images Click here or type or copy & paste the below address and reach the site to read the of interview Gabriel Garcia Marquez http://dsal.uchicago.edu/books/artsandideas/pager.html?issue=2&objectid=HN681.S597_2_033.gif Click here or type or copy & paste the below address and… Read more →

  • Gabriel García Márquez, 1927–2014

    Gabriel García Márquez, 1927–2014

    The esteemed and widely-loved novelist Gabriel García Márquez has passed away, aged 87.   Here we present his full 1983 interview with the New Left Review, published in the spring of that year under the title ‘Our Own Brand of Socialism’. You can also read the full interview over at the New Left Review website. GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ ‘OUR OWN… Read more →

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Fidel Castro A complex and nuanced comraderie

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Fidel Castro A complex and nuanced comraderie

    Cuban leader Fidel Castro, right, greets the author during a decoration ceremony in Havana, Cuba in 1983. The author and Cuban leader regarded each other as friends.  Miguel Vinas / Prensa Latina / AP   Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s 1967 novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” is hailed as a masterpiece and harbinger of the literary genre, magical realism, a style… Read more →

  • Narendra Modi, a man with a massacre on his hands, is not the reasonable choice for India

    Narendra Modi, a man with a massacre on his hands, is not the reasonable choice for India

    The standard apology for Modi comes in two parts. First, there is normally an acknowledgement that the chief minister of Gujarat bears some vague responsibility for the orgy of killing and rape that engulfed his state in 2002 – but, um, wasn’t that all a long time ago? And hasn’t he behaved himself since – or, as the FT put… Read more →

The Solitude of Latin America

The Solitude of Latin America

García Márquez, right, and Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa, in a photo probably taken in the 1970’s, before they famously feuded. EFE / AFP Antonio Pigafetta, a Florentine navigator who went with Magellan on the first voyage around the world, wrote, upon his passage through our southern lands of America, a strictly accurate account that nonetheless resembles a venture into… Read more →

An interview with Gabriel Garcia Marquez

An interview with Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In 1982 García Márquez was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Here he speaks at the presentation ceremony in Sweden. Hulton Archive / Getty Images Click here or type or copy & paste the below address and reach the site to read the of interview Gabriel Garcia Marquez http://dsal.uchicago.edu/books/artsandideas/pager.html?issue=2&objectid=HN681.S597_2_033.gif Click here or type or copy & paste the below address and… Read more →

Gabriel García Márquez, 1927–2014

Gabriel García Márquez, 1927–2014

The esteemed and widely-loved novelist Gabriel García Márquez has passed away, aged 87.   Here we present his full 1983 interview with the New Left Review, published in the spring of that year under the title ‘Our Own Brand of Socialism’. You can also read the full interview over at the New Left Review website. GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ ‘OUR OWN… Read more →

Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Fidel Castro A complex and nuanced comraderie

Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Fidel Castro A complex and nuanced comraderie

Cuban leader Fidel Castro, right, greets the author during a decoration ceremony in Havana, Cuba in 1983. The author and Cuban leader regarded each other as friends.  Miguel Vinas / Prensa Latina / AP   Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s 1967 novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” is hailed as a masterpiece and harbinger of the literary genre, magical realism, a style… Read more →

Narendra Modi, a man with a massacre on his hands, is not the reasonable choice for India

Narendra Modi, a man with a massacre on his hands, is not the reasonable choice for India

The standard apology for Modi comes in two parts. First, there is normally an acknowledgement that the chief minister of Gujarat bears some vague responsibility for the orgy of killing and rape that engulfed his state in 2002 – but, um, wasn’t that all a long time ago? And hasn’t he behaved himself since – or, as the FT put… Read more →

Pro-Modi stand stops D’Cruz book release

Pro-Modi stand stops D’Cruz book release

Delhi-based publisher Navyana to cancel agreement for release of the English translation of Mr. D’Cruz’s Aazhi Soozh Ulagu Narendra Modi could be the Prime Minister-in-waiting for many. But overt support to him has scuttled the release of the Sahitya Akademi winner Joe D’Cruz’s Tamil book translated into English. The Delhi-based publisher Navayana has decided to cancel the agreement for release… Read more →

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