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Rushdie on how the best magical realism transcends fantasy

The Spectator 20 Jun 2024
Ask the man in the street to quote a line from one of Salman Rushdie’s novels, and he might struggle ... Most popular ... Instead, and perhaps more profitably, we were treated to some reflections on Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude ... .

Why is Colombia Among the Happiest Countries in the World?

Colombia One 09 Jun 2024
As Colombian renowned author Gabriel Garcia Marquez once noted, “Perhaps the most astonishing aspect of Colombians is their amazing capacity to adapt to everything, both good and bad, with a resilience that borders on the supernatural” ... .

Trial Ends for Chiquita Brands Over Alleged Crimes in Colombia

Colombia One 08 Jun 2024
The court’s final decision is expected in the next few days ... trial ... The U.S ... Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “One Hundred Years of Solitude” vividly depicts this event, which holds immense historical significance for Colombia ... .

U.S. Trial Ends for Chiquita Brands Over Crimes in Colombia Involving Farmers

Colombia One 08 Jun 2024
Before a Florida court, Colombian farmers accused the U.S ... $1.7 million in 2007 ... trial ... Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s masterpiece, One Hundred Years of Solitude, vividly depicts this event, which holds immense historical significance for Colombia ... .

Petro Claims New Mexican President “Helped” his Guerrilla in Colombia

Colombia One 05 Jun 2024
Claudia helped the M-19 in Mexico during the times of clandestinity ... At that time, several leaders and people considered sympathetic to the Colombian guerrilla, such as the writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, were granted asylum in Mexico ... / CC BY 3.0 ... .

Who was Franz Kafka and why is he more popular than ever? Here's all that ...

Hindustan Times 30 May 2024
So why is he still so popular today? ... Kafka's global appeal ... Colombian writer and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died in 2014, even said that it was reading Kafka's novel "The Metamorphosis" that inspired him to write his own books ... ....

Remembering Alice Munro: A peek into the complexities of domestic relationships

Indian Express 16 May 2024
But it sat easy with Munro ... The dictaphone and cassettes on which she recorded stories for Voices from Chernobyl accompany 2015 winner Svetlana Alexievich’s citation; a clunky watch and designer glasses represent Gabriel Garcia Marquez ... Tags ... ....

Betraying the Beloved: Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Sons Publish Book Author Wanted Destroyed

The Daily Item 13 May 2024
Until August — the final novel Gabriel Garcia Marquez was working on before he died — landed in bookstores on March 6th. The Columbian author passed away in 2014, after decades of stunning the world with magical realism — the ....

Netflix Is a Joke made L.A. laugh for 2 weeks straight. Here’s the funniest stuff ...

The Los Angeles Times 13 May 2024
stand-up scene ... Self-effacing storytelling he describes as “a bit stabby” highlighted lessons learned the extraordinarily hard way, with plenty of advice from Tim Ferriss, Malcolm Gladwell, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Joseph Heller, A.J ... Y’all know my job.

Until August Book Review: A sneaking up of melancholy

Deccan Herald 11 May 2024
<p>Exactly a year ago, in April 2023, Penguin decided to publish Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s unpublished work. It surprised the readers, albeit dividing them, because Marquez never wanted this book to be out.

Bogota Welcomes the World Chambers Federation for Business Conference

Colombia One 11 May 2024
Denton told the EFE agency that Bogota was chosen for its “energy,” asking “Who could ignore Colombia’s role with everything it has, Botero’s works, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and of course, Shakira?” ... ....

Cinco de Mayo a celebration of shared humanity

The Monroe News 05 May 2024
Why is Cinco de Mayo celebrated more widely in the United States than in Mexico itself? ... Yeah ... works by Nobel author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Sandra Cisneros, Carlos Fuentes and many others enrich readers ... It is a story of courage and familial love ...

The Bay Area’s opera scene offers entire worlds of music in unexpected places

East Bay Times 03 May 2024
Inspired by the magical realism of Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the company’s first Spanish-language production marks the return of director Crystal Manich following ...

New Award for Barcelona’s Garcia Marquez Library, the Best in the World

Colombia One 28 Apr 2024
The Gabriel Garcia Marquez Library in Barcelona, Spain, recognized last August as the best library in the world at the Rotterdam Public Libraries Congress, received a new award this week ... Chosen from 362 nominations ... ....

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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, his wife Brigitte Macron, left, pose with Jordan's King Abdullah II and his wife Queen Rania Al-Abdullah Monday, June 24, 2024 before a working lunch at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
AP / Christophe Ena