On my home today, I hear the news. Author of Love in the Time of Cholera (among other books) Gabriel Garcia Marquez has passed away. According to Wikipedia, he passed away yesterday from pneumonia in Mexico City, Mexico. He was 87 years old and is (according to the President of Colombia) the “Greatest Colombian to ever live”.
The literary world has lost another great voice.
Thank you for bringing Magical Realism to us and giving diversity a beautiful background.
Books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Click on the covers to go to the Amazon page)
and many many more. All books are in English and Spanish as well as several other languages.
Thank you Gabo for leaving us Magical Shelves of Books. You will be missed.
Goodreads list of books and author page (here)
Wikipedia page with bio (here)
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Mocha Girl Alysia
Founder at Mocha Girls Read
Founder of Mocha Girls Read book club. But basically, just another girl who loves to read and then read some more and wants to meet others like me. If you add a cup of green tea with lemon and honey I will be overjoyed.