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February 03, 2007

Forty years of Cien años de soledad

Hundred_years Excerpts from two of the six Norton Lectures that Jorge Luis Borges delivered at Harvard University in the fall of 1967 and spring of 1968. The recordings of these six lectures, only lately discovered in the Harvard University Archives

100 Years of Solitude, together with The Wind Up Bird Chronicle, Metamorphosis and Confederacy of Dunces, among “The Unfilmables: A List of the Hardest Novels to Film

Re-post: Fantastic Zoology A graphical interpretation of Borges "Book of Imaginary Beings"

Christopher Hitchens’s Postcard From Macondo: How to commemorate the 40th anniversary of a century? Well, García Márquez himself is now 79, so a competition is being announced to find the 39 best young writers in Spanish America, the results perhaps to be announced before old "Gabo" himself turns 80.

So, what is your absolute favorite book?

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Favorite Book? Hmmm. It's a three way tie for me, HL:

"Time Traveler" - Ronald Mallett and Bruce Henderson

"The News of the World: Stories" - Ron Carlson

"The Original Mr. Ed" - Walter Brooks

Posted by: Anne at Feb 3, 2007 11:51:17 PM