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LI's Fred Waitzkin talks about 'Strange Love'

Newsday 15 Jun 2021
Great Neck native Fred Waitzkin is best known for the first book he published ... Set in a fictional seaside village named Fragata that even the locals describe as something out of a Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel, Waitzkin was inspired to write the book during the six months he spent in Central America at the beginning of the pandemic ... ....

Why are people talking so much about so many things?

Live Mint 13 Jun 2021
Are we talking too much? About ourselves ... We were not always like this. We did not have so many names for so many things. I am reminded of an exquisite sentence in One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, “The world was so recent that many things lacked names, and in order to indicate them it was necessary to point." ... A lot ... .

Book of a Lifetime: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Independent 12 Jun 2021
It may come as a great shock to my readers to discover that I wasn’t always the elegantly dressed, highly attuned citizen of the world they have come to know. Far from it ... I was experiencing nature. And reading. (As well as other things it would be impolite to mention in a family newspaper) ... Borges, Cortazar, Asturias, Garcia Marquez ... .


Dawn 06 Jun 2021
There is no letter in the English alphabet more alarming than C — C for cancer. It has occupied that spot for a hundred years, though currently upstart Covid-19 has temporarily captured that position ... These are haunting and all too real accounts narrated in a style that is reminiscent of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novella Chronicle of a Death Foretold.

10 classic books to read in your lifetime

Yahoo Daily News 02 Jun 2021
Read full article. Gaurav Areng2 June 2021, 12.29 pm·4-min read. 10 classic books to read in your lifetime. It's true what they say, 'a reader lives a thousand lives before he dies' ... Enough said ... One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez ... Gabriel Garcia Marquez ironically explores the importance of language in this novel ... .

Colombian author underlines importance of past regarding unrest in his country

Anadolu Agency 30 May 2021
The past is among the "most powerful" forces that shape human lives, Colombian author and journalist Juan Gabriel Vasquez said regarding the long-lasting unrest in his homeland ... Anadolu Agency (AA) ... Juan Gabriel Vasquez ... On the other hand, I know that Gabriel Garcia Marquez or [Jose Luis] Borges were important to Pamuk, in addition to [Marcel] Proust.

MAUREEN BURNS: 15th annual summer reading list: Part 1 of 3

Greenville Daily News 29 May 2021
Where were you 15 years ago? That’s when I began doing this Summer Reading List ... So let’s get to it! ... Don Burns said, “There may be someone currently penning a novel, “Love in the Time of COVID,” but until it’s available, I highly recommend “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez — a powerfully astonishing love story!” ... Remember why?).

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, May 10-17

LA Daily News 10 May 2021
Los Angeles City Council District 12 office in Chatsworth is collecting donations of home grown citrus fruits on Tuesdays through the end of June. (File photo by David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News) ... Here’s a sampling of meetings in the San Fernando Valley ... Discusses “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 11 a.m ... H.

Collecting beetles in Zhanaozen: Kazakhstan’s hidden tragedy

Open Democracy 07 May 2021
An interview with novelist Yrysbek Dabei, who wants his country to confront a mass killing of striking workers in 2011. Maurizio Totaro. 7 May 2021, 5.00am. Yrysbek Dabei and his novel 'Qoniz'. Source. Author. Share via ... Like many writers of my generation, I have read 20th century classics by writers such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Ernest Hemingway ... .

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, May 3-10

LA Daily News 03 May 2021
Orcutt Ranch Horticulture Center, also known as Rancho Sombra del Roble, is a Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument in West Hills. (Google Street View). Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences ... 818-884-4013 ... Discusses “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 11 a.m ... .

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, April 26-May 3

LA Daily News 26 Apr 2021
A view from the San Fernando Valley. The Fleetwood Center on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana looks like the front of a Cadillac, Oct. 26, 2020. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) ... Here’s a sampling of meetings in the San Fernando Valley ... Email ... Discusses “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 11 a.m.

Arauquita Crisis | Update UNHCR Response #2

Reliefweb 19 Apr 2021
In doing so, UNHCR prioritizes counselling, orientation and information, registration, shelter, and delivery of core relief items (CRIs) in two organized reception sites (Gabriel Garcia Marquez School, (GABO) and Alcides Ceballos) and in the 58 identified ...

Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Gave Rise to the Rainforests

Treehugger 12 Apr 2021
What do you think of when you think of a tropical rainforest? Brilliant flowers? Lush, leafy canopies? Dense, dark understories where predators and prey play hide and seek? ... “It seems like magic reality in the best style of Gabriel Garcia Marquez!”. Before the Asteroid Hit ... This was complicated, time-consuming work.  ... ... during 2020 ... .

The origins of ‘miedo escenico’: Stage fright at Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu

Indian Express 09 Apr 2021
former Madrid player, coach and director Jorge Valdano. In 1986, Valdano wrote a famous article for the Revista de Occidente magazine entitled ‘Miedo Escenico’ – which is best translated into English as ‘stage fright’, and was itself taken from an article by Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez about his fear of speaking in public ... LIVE ... x ... .