February 03, 2007
Forty years of Cien años de soledad
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
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