April 17, 2014
nprbooks:

Latin American author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, died Thursday. He was 87. Garcia Marquez, the master of a style known as magic realism, was and remains Latin America’s best-known writer.
His novels were filled with miraculous and enchanting events and characters; love and madness; wars, politics, dreams and death. And everything he had written, Garcia Marquez once said, he knew or heard before he was 8 years old.
Chilean novelist Ariel Dorfman says Marquez’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech was one of the author’s most important messages to the world.
"Garcia Marquez is speaking about all the people who are marginal to history, who have not had a voice," Dorfman says. "He gives a voice to all those who died. He gives a voice to all those who are not born yet. He gives a voice to Latin America."
Read our full appreciation here.
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nprbooks:

Latin American author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, died Thursday. He was 87. Garcia Marquez, the master of a style known as magic realism, was and remains Latin America’s best-known writer.

His novels were filled with miraculous and enchanting events and characters; love and madness; wars, politics, dreams and death. And everything he had written, Garcia Marquez once said, he knew or heard before he was 8 years old.

Chilean novelist Ariel Dorfman says Marquez’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech was one of the author’s most important messages to the world.

"Garcia Marquez is speaking about all the people who are marginal to history, who have not had a voice," Dorfman says. "He gives a voice to all those who died. He gives a voice to all those who are not born yet. He gives a voice to Latin America."

Read our full appreciation here.

Image via See Colombia

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April 17, 2014

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April 17, 2014
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holloweds:

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April 17, 2014

thebooklands:

Panic over the important things, like whether you’ll reach your Goodreads book challenge goal.

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April 15, 2014

wherethewildbooksare:

Agatha Christie Book Haul

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April 10, 2014

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April 10, 2014

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April 10, 2014

thefictionologist:

April Book Photo Challenge: Day 8 - Nostalgia

The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke

My favourite childhood book! I was completely memerised by the magic and stunned by the plot twists. I remember loving it, raving about it, recommending it and writing about it in ‘my favourite book’ homework as a small reader ;).

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April 8, 2014

niwandajones:

raptorific:

Nia and I found this book in the library. There is no context, description, or listed author. Every page is a picture of Humphrey Bogart. The only words we could find were the title and the dedication.

I wonder if Frank was grateful.

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April 7, 2014
mybooklust:

Can I just live here?

mybooklust:

Can I just live here?

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