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“Ultimately literature is nothing but carpentry. Both are very hard work. Writing something is almost as hard as making a table. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood. 35 more words

An Appreciation

It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment. 

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

Early in their marriage, Gabriel García Márquez (born March 6, 1927) and his wife boarded a Greyhound bus along with their young son to travel through the American South.

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On Writing

‘It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.’

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

March 6 in history

1454 Thirteen Years’ War: Delegates of the Prussian Confederation pledged allegiance to King Casimir IV of Poland who agreed to commit his forces in aiding the Confederation’s struggle for independence from the… 587 more words

History

She was lost in her longing to understand. — Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Quote Of The Day

The Broom of the System, David Foster Wallace

There are beginning sentences in the history of literature remembered by everybody: “Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.” 1,356 more words

Fiction

Exploring 'The Sound[s] of Music' and Stomach: Links You Need to See

Today, the Internet is alive with The Sound of Music — for it is the beloved film’s 50th anniversary. “Beloved” seems an obvious adjective to apply to the 174 minutes of pastoral perfection. 361 more words

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