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British publisher Tom Maschler, who conceived the coveted Booker Prize, dies at 87
Arts & Culture

British publisher Tom Maschler, who conceived the coveted Booker Prize, dies at 87

His crowning achievement arguably came in 1969, when he persuaded sugar trading firm Booker-McConnell to establish a literary prize to rival the French Prix Goncourt. The award, given annually, was later called the Man Booker Prize and is now known as the Booker Prize.

Mercedes Barcha, muse, 'crisis manager' and wife of Gabriel García Márquez, dies at 87
Lifestyle

Mercedes Barcha, muse, 'crisis manager' and wife of Gabriel García Márquez, dies at 87

As the Nobel laureate's wife and muse Mercedes Barcha dies, looking at the couple's love and relationship.

Red Beard, the last Kurosawa-Mifune collaboration, is a film for these times — it’s about healing and hope
Entertainment

Red Beard, the last Kurosawa-Mifune collaboration, is a film for these times — it’s about healing and hope

Red Beard is a 1965 Japanese film about two doctors. It is really a story about healing: physical healing, emotional healing, social healing.

Netflix orders Spanish series based on Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude
Entertainment

Netflix orders Spanish series based on Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude

Netflix has, in the recent past, shown considerable interest in regional literature with Spanish-language originals like Oscar-winning film Roma and popular series Narcos

La Liga: Defeat to Barcelona in El Clasico may mark demise of Julen Lopetegui's tumultuous Real Madrid career
Sports

La Liga: Defeat to Barcelona in El Clasico may mark demise of Julen Lopetegui's tumultuous Real Madrid career

Long-time watchers of football will tell you that karma is a dog from hell and Lopetegui was primed to be bit. Fast forward to the present and Lopetegui has lost as many games as he has won.

Podcast roundup: From Bite to ArtCurious and The History of Literature, our pick of the best this week
Entertainment

Podcast roundup: From Bite to ArtCurious and The History of Literature, our pick of the best this week

Here's our weekly lowdown on the best episodes from a selection of podcasts that deserve a listen. Ready to tune in?

Google doodles to mark the 91st birthday of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez
World

Google doodles to mark the 91st birthday of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Garcia Marquez was born in Aracataca in Colombia. He still remains to be one of the significant authors of the twentieth century.

Once a complex market, India is now opening up to the idea of well-connected literary agents
Life

Once a complex market, India is now opening up to the idea of well-connected literary agents

Why Indian publishers will be forced to adopt the agent-only model to accommodate authors.

Ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez to be buried in Colombia
Life

Ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez to be buried in Colombia

The ashes of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez will be buried in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, said Juan Carlos Gossain, governor of the state of Bolivar.

Colombian book fair authorities plead with thief to return first edition of Marquez classic
Life

Colombian book fair authorities plead with thief to return first edition of Marquez classic

Colombian police are investigating the theft of a valuable first edition copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's masterpiece "One Hundred Years of Solitude."

First edition of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' stolen from Bogota book fair
World

First edition of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' stolen from Bogota book fair

The first edition copy of late Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez's most acclaimed book "One Hundred Years of Solitude" was stolen from international book fair of Bogota on Sunday, said copy owner Alvaro Castillo Granada.

Colombia honors Gabriel Garcia Marquez at Bogota book fair
Life

Colombia honors Gabriel Garcia Marquez at Bogota book fair

Colombia is honoring author Gabriel Garcia Marquez at its largest literary event a year after his death, paying tribute to the Nobel Prize winner known for his fantastical blend of magic and realism.

Gabriel García Márquez's India connection: Sanskrit, Indira, Rushdie and solitude
India

Gabriel García Márquez's India connection: Sanskrit, Indira, Rushdie and solitude

In 100 Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez has a Sanskrit speaking character with ghostly reincarnations. The Colombian writer also had fans in Indira Gandhi and Salman Rushdie, both of whom loved his work

Marquez left unpublished manuscript, says Mexico editor
Life

Marquez left unpublished manuscript, says Mexico editor

Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind an unpublished manuscript that he chose not to print while he was alive, an editor told The Associated Press.

Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez in Mexico
World

Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez in Mexico

The ashes of the author, who died Thursday at age 87, were received at Mexico City's majestic Palace of Fine Arts to several minutes of thunderous applause.

The best quotes from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
World

The best quotes from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Here are some excerpts from the key works of Nobel prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez who passed away on Thursday.

A great writer has died, says Mario Llosa on Marquez's passing
World

A great writer has died, says Mario Llosa on Marquez's passing

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and was a master of magical realism, died on Thursday. Tributes poured in from presidents, authors and pop stars.

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez passes away at 87
World

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez passes away at 87

Garcia Marquez's own epic story ended Thursday, at age 87, with his death at his home in southern Mexico City.

Camus, Pamuk, Marquez: Why you must read these Nobel winners
Ideas

Camus, Pamuk, Marquez: Why you must read these Nobel winners

A list of Nobel Prize winning authors and some of their most significant works that you must read.