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Fact meets fantasy in Portland author’s provocative short story collection ‘There Is Only Us’ (review)

The Oregonian 26 Nov 2022
Like Angela Carter? How about a smidgeon of George Saunders, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Stephen King? Or perhaps the tragicomic touch of Eugene Ionesco or Luigi Pirandello? Then rush to read “There Is Only Us,” the extraordinarily absorbing 2022 Katherine Anne Porter prize-winning ...

Bao Tong, 90, top Chinese official imprisoned after Tiananmen

The Buffalo News 25 Nov 2022
9 in Beijing. He was 90. The cause was acute leukemia, said his son, Bao Pu ... People are also reading…. What to expect in next 36 hours ... Bao's wife, Jiang Zongcao, died Aug. 21 at 90 ... In 1955, he married Jiang Zongcao, a fellow official who became an expert in Spanish and later co-translated Gabriel Garcia Marquez's "One Hundred Years of Solitude.".

100 Best Friendsgiving Quotes and Captions

The Post and Courier 24 Nov 2022
The greatest BFF quotes just in time for Friendsgiving!. What would life be without friends? This Thanksgiving, we bet you're feeling extra thankful for the best friends in your life. Read on for 100 inspiring quotes that'll help remind you to not take your #friendshipgoals for granted ... 1 ... Lewis. Related ... 2 ... — Jane Austen. Related ... — Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Debut novelist Elaine Canning: ‘I’ve always been fascinated by family dynamics’

Belfast Telegraph 19 Nov 2022
Picture Belfast in 2007 ... It’s clear that he is not ready to pass over, but why? ... Enter email address. ​ ... / ... Read More ... I love the work of magical realist writers, such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Isabel Allende, especially the playful, imaginative storytelling techniques which they adopt alongside careful, complex plotting and characterisation ... ​ ... / ... ​ ... .

Book Review | Narrating the Lankan experience in guise of a supernatural thriller

Deccan Chronicle 13 Nov 2022
It is 1989. A brutal civil war is tearing Sri Lanka apart ... He also happens to be dead ... From the ghosts, vicious or helpful, who use the wind “like public transport for dead people” to travel from the In Between to the earth, to the talking animals, the shadow of the magic realism of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Salman Rushdie falls large ... pp.

Taiwan novelist extends successful US tour

Taipei Times 09 Nov 2022
BROADER REACH. Kevin Chen’s ‘Ghost Town,’ which tells the story of a young gay man who moves from Taiwan to Berlin, has been translated into eight languages ... Readers might also find echoes of the 1967 novel One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, which features a fictional town called Macondo, some reviewers have said ... .

Random notes on Philippine writing

The Manila Times 09 Nov 2022
NEW Philippine writing from 2001 onwards is often characterized as being sensitive to gender, alluding to technology, showing culture as plural rather than singular, and questioning conventions and supposedly absolute norms ... Dr ... And now, being translated from English to Filipino, i.e., as in the novels of John Greene and Gabriel Garcia Marquez ... Here.

Watch: Booker Prize winner Geetanjali Shree has a strong message at Sharjah International Book Fair

Gulf News 03 Nov 2022
Sharjah ... In an exclusive chat with Gulf News after her conversation with the students, Shree said ... She also hoped her win will give South Asian writers the same path of recognition given to Latin American writers after Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez (author of One Hundred Years of Solitude) received the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature ... .

Cockfighting in Colombia: A violent tradition now under threat

La Prensa Latina 02 Nov 2022
By Laia Mataix Gomez ... Colombian-born Nobel literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014) captured the entrenched importance of cockfighting in his homeland in his famed novella “No One Writes to the Colonel,” and even today that blood sport remains an integral part of popular culture in the Andean nation ... Nevertheless, Sen ... ....

A deadly cholera outbreak compounds the misery of war-weary Syrians

Arab News 02 Nov 2022
DUBAI/QAMISHLI, Syria. After more than 11 years of war, destruction, displacement and hunger, Syrians now face a new horror. Cholera. The disease, caused by contaminated food and water, has spread across several parts of the country in recent months and has already claimed lives ... “We often muse how our lives have become Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s book.

Samohi students celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Santa Monica Daily Press 27 Oct 2022
Students took turns sharing information about different Latin American countries and highlighting influential historical Latinx figures, including activist Dolores Huerta and author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, among many others.

Colombian devotes library to 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'

The Manila Times 26 Oct 2022
Colombian Jorge Ivan Salazar has collected copies of One Hundred Years of Solitude by compatriot Gabriel Garcia Marquez for 16 years. Salazar has 379 editions of Garcia Marquez's masterpiece in nearly 50 languages, including a first edition printed in 1967, which he calls "my favorite.".

Colombian devoted to ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’

The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Oct 2022
Colombian Jorge Ivan Salazar has collected copies of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by compatriot author Gabriel Garcia Marquez for 16 years.

PU awards PhD degrees to five scholars

The News International 25 Oct 2022
LAHORE.Punjab University (PU) has awarded PhD degrees to five of its scholars ... Classical Islamic and Modern Thoughts (Analytical Study)”. Novel ‘Other Days’ discussed ... Besides writing novels, he has translated work of leading global writers Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Milan Kundera ... Comments. Comment. .

The strange fate and life of Salman Rushdie, novelist

The Manila Times 19 Oct 2022
First word ... On August 12, a man stabbed Rushdie multiple times as he was about to give a public lecture at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York ... Response ... Rushdie impostor ... Rushdie's playful politics and his magic realism were palpable to me, happily familiar, a kind of Gabriel Garcia Marquez from my neighborhood, I always thought ... ....

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