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Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy to become very graphic novel

Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy to become very graphic novel | Biblio | Scoop.it

DC Comics signs Glaswegian crime writer Denise Mina to adapt Girl with the Dragon Tattoo novels for comic format.

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geek as hell: random acts of geekness

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India: censorship by the Batra brigade

India: censorship by the Batra brigade | Biblio | Scoop.it

To eliminate all the books that share this understanding of the text as fiction, we would have to ban just about all of the extant scholarship on the Ramayana. And indeed, it is no accident that Batra was among those who attacked A.K. Ramanujan’s famous essay 'Three Hundred Ramayanas' in 2009.

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Read hundreds of free sci-fi stories

Read hundreds of free sci-fi stories | Biblio | Scoop.it

Classics from Asimov, Lovecraft, Bradbury, Dick, Clarke and More.

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Others had used magic realism. García Márquez made the technique his own

Others had used magic realism. García Márquez made the technique his own | Biblio | Scoop.it

Edmund White: The genius of Gabriel García Márquez was to purify his style into a simplicity that was accessible to everyone.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, una vita tra letteratura e passione civile

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, una vita tra letteratura e passione civile | Biblio | Scoop.it

I romanzi dello scrittore colombiano, maestro del 'realismo magico' e premio Nobel nel 1982, hanno venduto centinaia di milioni di copie in tutto il mondo. Gli esordi da giornalista, l'amicizia con Fidel Castro, l'ideale di una via sudamericana al socialismo.

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Gabriel García Márquez: a life in pictures

Gabriel García Márquez: a life in pictures | Biblio | Scoop.it

A selection of images charting the Nobel laureate's journey from childhood in northern Colombia to global literary titan.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: the supreme storyteller, he changed his country’s reality

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: the supreme storyteller, he changed his country’s reality | Biblio | Scoop.it

Gabriel Jose Garcia Marquez, born on 6 March 1927 during a rainstorm in the backwater of Aracataca near the Caribbean coast, not only described but in a sense created today’s Colombia. The author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera and other masterworks from The Autumn of the Patriarch to The General in his Labyrinth, he put his stamp on his country and on a worldwide republic of letters.

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Gabriel García Márquez proved that tall tales could be truer than facts

Gabriel García Márquez proved that tall tales could be truer than facts | Biblio | Scoop.it

The author of One Hundred Years of Solitude showed the magic in the everyday and influenced a generation of writers.

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García Márquez, en sus palabras

García Márquez, en sus palabras | Biblio | Scoop.it

Un repaso a los momentos más destacados de Vivir para Contarla , el libro de memorias que el Nobel colombiano publicó en 2002

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Gabriel García Márquez, literary pioneer

Gabriel García Márquez, literary pioneer | Biblio | Scoop.it

Mr. García Márquez, a Colombian who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, wrote fiction rooted in a mythical Latin American landscape of his own creation.

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My carcass and myself

My carcass and myself | Biblio | Scoop.it

James Gleick: What if a person could survive past his bodily death, to be reconstituted in another form? That is the question Marcel Theroux explores in his new novel, Strange Bodies.

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The art of independent publishing

The art of independent publishing | Biblio | Scoop.it

The publisher of Graywolf on the pleasure of finding books others have overlooked.

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What book would you send to someone in prison?

What book would you send to someone in prison? | Biblio | Scoop.it

Leading authors have shared what books they would send an inmate and why, as part of the campaign Books for Prisoners. Which copy would you send and for what reasons?

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Some very nice reading suggestions from authors, and even more in the comments.

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Translating García Márquez

Translating García Márquez | Biblio | Scoop.it

An interview with the woman the novelist accused of 'two-timing me with Cervantes'.

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Like Joyce, García Márquez gave us a light to follow into the unknown

Like Joyce, García Márquez gave us a light to follow into the unknown | Biblio | Scoop.it

Peter Carey: The greatest writer of our time showed us that a large and generous heart is no impediment to genius.

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García Márquez: entwining tales of time, memory and love

García Márquez: entwining tales of time, memory and love | Biblio | Scoop.it

Gabriel García Márquez — who died on Thursday at his home in Mexico City, at the age of 87 — used his fecund imagination and exuberant sleight of hand to conjure the miraculous in his fiction.

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Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning explorer of myth and reality

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning explorer of myth and reality | Biblio | Scoop.it

Nobel laureate’s explorations of myth and reality placed him among the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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From the archive, 28 June 1970: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

From the archive, 28 June 1970: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez | Biblio | Scoop.it

Observer review (of translation by Gregory Rabassa) by David Gallagher.

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Garcia Marquez, une révolution littéraire réussie

Garcia Marquez, une révolution littéraire réussie | Biblio | Scoop.it

Garcia Marquez a démontré que le long voyage de la périphérie vers le centre, d'Aracataca à Stockholm, même s'il restait largement improbable, était possible.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, une vie entre journalisme, histoire et roman populaire

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, une vie entre journalisme, histoire et roman populaire | Biblio | Scoop.it

Son œuvre a été traduite dans toutes les langues ou presque, et vendue à quelque 50 millions d'exemplaires.

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20 frases célebres de Gabriel García Márquez

20 frases célebres de Gabriel García Márquez | Biblio | Scoop.it

Pensamientos que quedaron plasmados en la monumental obra de un inmortal de nuestra literatura.

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Las obras que deja García Márquez

Las obras que deja García Márquez | Biblio | Scoop.it

Falleció el mejor escritor contemporáneo de habla hispana. Repase en un interactivo las novelas y cuentos que Gabo dejó inmortalizadas para la humanidad.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 | Biblio | Scoop.it

García Márquez, a native of Colombia, is widely credited with helping to popularize 'magic realism', a genre 'in which the fantastic and the realistic are combined in a richly composed world of imagination', as the Nobel committee described it upon awarding him the prize for literature in 1982.

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The genre debate: we don't think of Dickens as a historical novelist

The genre debate: we don't think of Dickens as a historical novelist | Biblio | Scoop.it

In the first of a series on literary definitions, novelist Gaynor Arnold wonders why have separate genres at all. For the convenience of booksellers? For lazy readers?'

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These books are made for walking: shoes in literature

These books are made for walking: shoes in literature | Biblio | Scoop.it

It tends to pass beneath our attention in novels, but there's more fictional footwear that you might think, some of written in very polished prose.

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Donna Tartt, Vijay Seshadri win Pulitzer prizes

Donna Tartt, Vijay Seshadri win Pulitzer prizes | Biblio | Scoop.it

The winner in fiction is Donna Tartt for The Goldfinch (Little, Brown). The winner in poetry is Vijay Seshadri for 3 Sections (Graywolf Press).

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