Thursday, April 17, 2014

Remembering Literary Pioneer Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of
Cholera, has died.  He was 87.  Widely acclaimed as the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miquel
de Cervantes, Garcia Marquez was considered the supreme exponent, if not the creator, of the literary genre
known as magic realism.  New York Times.  April 17, 2014.  
BBC News.  April 17, 2014.  Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner and widely-acclaimed author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, has died.  He was 87.

THE MAN AND HIS CAREER

Obituary: Gabriel Garcia Marquez BBC News Latin America & Caribbean

Life in Pictures: Gabriel Garcia Marquez BBC News in Pictures

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Literary Pioneer, Dies at 87  New York Times

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at Age 87  TIME

Read about Gabriel Garcia Marquez in various articles, books and more available through TWU Libraries.

Conversations with Gabriel Garcia Marquez by Gene H. Bell-Villada

WORKS BY GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ

Crónica de una muerte anunciada (Chronicle of a Death Foretold)

Los funerales de la Mamá Grande

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Cien años de soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude)

and more . . .

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON A LITERARY GIANT

Read the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez?  Have a favorite?  Share your thoughts by posting a comment below.


~Sandy Cochran

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