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It is a well-known fact that young men under 18 embrace literature primarily to impress the girls they are trying to seduce.
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Sales at American book stores rose a measly 1 percent in 2013, according to trade accounts.
Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and popularized the genre of magical realism, died on Thursday at the age of 87. 1927 - Garcia Marquez is born on March 6 in Aracataca, a backwater banana-growing town near Colombia's Caribbean coast.
HAVANA, CUBA: Colombian writer and Nobel Prize for Literature 1982 Gabriel Garcia Marquez attends 05 December, 2006 in Havana the inauguration of the XXVIII New Latin American Cinema festival being held 5-15 December.
BOGOTA , Colombia-The Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez popularized magical realism in Latin American literature by writing fantastical novels that drew on the folk tales and ghost stories he had heard as a child on Colombia's poor, sun-baked Caribbean coast.
As the TV adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's 'Jamaica Inn' hits our screens, Harriet O'Brien visits the places which inspired the classic tale Harriet O'Brien is an award-winning author and travel writer.
PEN American Center announced today that acclaimed writer Colm Tibn will serve as Chairman of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, beginning with next year's Festival.
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A Bintel Brief and The Harlem Hellfighters are two New York Stories. That's why I'm combining them in this review; not because - as some purists still think - they're lesser works of literature because they're graphic novels.
His fictional works - among them "Chronicle of a Death Foretold," "Love in the Time of Cholera" and "Autumn of the Patriarch" - outsold everything published in Spanish except the Bible.
Author and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garca Mrquez has died in Mexico after a long illness, according to a source close to the family.
Preparing for death. For the past half dozen years, I've been reading professor D.G. Myers' literary criticism at A Commonplace Blog .
UBC professor Tiffany Potter, who specializes in popular culture, speaks on the 75th birthday of television coming up on April 30, 2014.
Following a sell-out run at Finborough Theatre, where it continues until Saturday 19 April, a new musical adaptation of mile Zola's classic French novel Th r se Raquin will transfer to Park200 at Park Theatre for a limited 4 week run from Wednesday 30 July 2014 it was announced today.
A new independent shop and meeting space, Lindum Books, has opened its doors in Lincoln Bailgate after a A 40,000 investment.
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Artist-actor Lewis Mahlmann knew how to charm children with his version of classic tales and handmade puppets at Children's Fairyland in Oakland.