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Meet the Indonesian author being compared to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Apr 13, 2016 - 4:27 PM

Will Eka Kurniawan win the prestigious Man Booker award?

INTERNATIONAL ACCLAIM. Eka Kurniawan has already been compared to literary heavyweights Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Haruki Marukami. Photo by AFP

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's ashes to be returned to his native Colombia

Aug 12, 2015 - 9:52 AM

The ashes of the One Hundred Years of Solitude author are returned from Mexico to Colombia

GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ. The celebrated author's ashes are returned from Mexico to Colombia in December. Garcia Marquez died in 2014; this photo is from 2005. File photo by Toni Garriga/EPA

Gabriel Garcia Marquez-inspired opera comes to Washington

Sep 21, 2014 - 5:48 PM

Although the opera is not based strictly on Garcia Marquez s writing it does take elements from Love in the Time of Cholera one of his most famous books says the opera s artistic director

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, my Lola Minay, and Good Friday

Apr 23, 2014 - 1:50 PM

Fictionist and filmmaker Alvin B Yapan recalls experiencing the interweaving impact of the stories told by icon Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his grandmother Lola Minay

Dusty home town remembers Garcia Marquez with plenty of rum

Apr 20, 2014 - 7:33 AM

In Gabo s home town of Aracataca friends and admirers react to his death not with sobbing sadness or mourning

World leaders, writers pay tribute to Garcia Marquez

Apr 19, 2014 - 10:44 AM

The world continues to mourn the great writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez who died on April 17

GOODBYE. People look at a tribute to Colombian 1982 Literature Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia MArquez on a wall at the Luis Angel Arango library in Bogota, Colombia, on April 18, 2014. Garcia Marquez, the author of ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude,’’ died April 17 at 87 in Mexico City. AFP Photo

Garcia Marquez and Castro: A controversial friendship

Apr 18, 2014 - 12:35 PM

The warm friendship between the two was often criticized by Garcia Marquez fellow writers but it endured for years and was even instrumental in US Cuban relations

Presidents, celebrities mourn writer Garcia Marquez

Apr 18, 2014 - 10:41 AM

Words from political figures celebrities and other novelists on the impact made by the great Gabriel Garcia Marquez

CELEBRATED AUTHOR. The file picture dated 06 March 2014 shows Colombian writer and Literature Nobel awarded Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City, Mexico. According to official sources, the writer was hospitalized in the Mexican capital on 03 April 2014, but it is unknown any details about his illness. EPA/MARIO GUZMAN

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

Apr 18, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Nobel writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez is one of the most popular Latin American novelists in the world and the godfather of a literary movement that witnessed a continent in turmoil

Garcia Marquez in 'very fragile' condition: family

Apr 15, 2014 - 1:50 PM

The 87 year old author of One Hundred Years of Solitude was hospitalized on April 10 for undisclosed reasons in Mexico City

CRITICAL. Geriatrician Emilio Garcia answers questions to journalists outside the home of Colombian 1982 Literature Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City on April 8, 2014. Garcia Marquez, the 87-year-old author of

Nobel writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez in ‘delicate’ state

Apr 09, 2014 - 8:39 AM

The 87 year old Nobel laureate returns home after a week long bout with pneumonia

GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ. The file picture dated March 6, 2014 shows Colombian writer and Literature Nobel awarded Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City, Mexico. Mario Guzman/EPA

Nobel writer Garcia Marquez hospitalized in Mexico

Apr 04, 2014 - 7:24 AM

Gabriel Garcia Marquez goes to the hospital to receive treatment for a lung infection

GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ. The file picture dated March 6, 2014 shows Colombian writer and Literature Nobel awarded Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City, Mexico. Mario Guzman/EPA

The passion of Pramoedya

Jul 02, 2013 - 5:17 PM

A vigorous heartbreaking drama on the Indonesian author

VIVID DRAMA. An energetic cast revs up this heartbreaker about Indonesia's great writer. Photo courtesy of CCP

Garcia Marquez foundation refutes dementia claim

Jul 10, 2012 - 10:30 AM

The head of a foundation created by Gabriel Garcia Marquez refutes the claim of his brother that he is suffering from dementia

Gabriel Garcia Marquez suffers from dementia: brother

Jul 08, 2012 - 7:45 AM

Nobel literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez arguably best known for his One Hundred Years of Solitude is suffering from senile dementia his brother says

Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Photo courtesy of Garcia Marquez's official page on Facebook.