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Family May Agree To Publish Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Lost Manuscript

23rd April 2014

The family of late literary legend Gabriel Garcia Marquez is considering releasing an unpublished manuscript the author chose not to print while he was alive.An excerpt of We'll See Each Other in August, which has...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Honoured At Memorial Service

22nd April 2014

Beloved Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez was mourned by thousands at a public memorial in his adopted Mexico on Monday (21Apr14).The writer, best known for his book One Hundred Years of Solitude, passed away at...

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Mexico City Memorial For Gabriel Garcia Marquez Celebrates Author's Life And Work

By Victoria Pavlova | 22nd April 2014

The weekend saw several memorials held for the late and much beloved Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico and his homeland of Colombia. Readers, literary luminaries and heads of state all came out to pay their...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Gabriel Garcia Marquez

18th April 2014

Stars including Forest Whitaker, Lena Dunham, Shakira and Eva Longoria have paid tribute to beloved Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez following his death on Thursday (17Apr14).The writer passed away at his home in Mexico City,...

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Barack Obama & Bill Clinton Pay Tribute To Literary Hero Gabriel Garcia Marquez

18th April 2014

America's leader President Barack Obama and one of his predecessors Bill Clinton have joined the authors and celebrities around the world paying tribute to Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on Thursday (17Apr14).The One...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies Days After Hospital Release

17th April 2014

Beloved Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico.The Nobel Prize winner passed away on Thursday (17Apr14) at his home in Mexico City at the age of 87. He was admitted to the...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Released From Hospital

9th April 2014

Beloved author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been cleared to go home from a hospital in Mexico City after spending a week receiving treatment for dehydration linked to lung and urinary tract infections.The 87-year-old Nobel Prize...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Hospitalised

4th April 2014

Beloved author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalised after suffering from dehydration as he battles lung and urinary tract infections.The 87-year-old Nobel Prize winner is currently receiving treatment at a medical centre in Mexico City,...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Has Dementia

7th July 2012

Famed writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez is suffering from dementia.The Colombian author, 85, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, becomes frequently confused as a result of the condition and has been forced to...

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Protesters Shut Down Marquez Movie

7th October 2009

Campaigners are protesting against the movie adaptation of GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ's book MEMORIES OF MY MELANCHOLY WHORES - insisting the project condones child prostitution.The Nobel-prize winning writer's tale of a 90 year old bachelor who...

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Marquez Tops Book List

29th September 2009

GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ's beloved ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE has been named the best book of the past 25 years in a new poll.Top authors and experts weighed in on the best books of the...

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Bratt Feels Foolish After Spanish Session With Author

27th January 2008

Actor BENJAMIN BRATT fears he made a terrible first impression upon meeting novelist GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ by speaking terrible Spanish to a man who cherishes the language. Bratt had just shot the movie adaptation of...

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Modest Shakira Pulled Out Of Love Story Due To Naked Scene

19th November 2007

Colombian pop superstar SHAKIRA pulled out of making her movie debut in an adaptation of her "dear friend" GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ's LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA because the role meant she'd have to appear...

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Shakira And Marquez Launch Child Poverty Foundation

13th December 2006

Pop star SHAKIRA joined forces with fellow famous Colombian, author GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ, in Panama City on Tuesday (12DEC06) to launch a child poverty foundation. The HIPS DON'T LIE singer and 100 YEARS OF SOLITUDE...

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Novelist Marquez Snubbed By Hometown

26th June 2006

Nobel laureate novelist GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ has been snubbed by the population of his hometown who are refusing to change its name to that of his famous fictitious location MACondo. Aracataca in Colombia quashed proposals...

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Fascinating Fact 1026

17th February 2006

Spanish movie star JAVIER BARDEM has landed the lead role in the movie adaptation of acclaimed GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ novel LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA. The romantic drama, a publishing sensation when it was...

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Marquez On Hiatus

30th January 2006

Nobel Prize winner GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ is suffering from such severe writer's block, he failed to write a single line during the whole of 2005. The 78-year-old Colombian, who won the 1982 Nobel Prize...

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Bono And Marquez Defends Argentina's Debt

30th July 2004

Rock star BONO and writer GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ have signed a statement that has appeared in American newspapers - defending Argentina's debt restructuring offer. The U2 singer, NOBEL literature laureate Marquez and former Soviet...

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