Category: Latin

A Cuban Dream

Our weekly Seen and Heard update will return soon, and we hope that it will contain a lower percentage of obituary coverage. We recently heard from LitKicks member Rubiao who also noted this trend and wrote in to share some thoughts on another great writer that passed away on February … Read the rest

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Borges’ Ficciones

I’ve never read a critical source about Borges. I don’t really feel the desire to. And I think Borges might be pleased with that. Why? Well it seems to me that Borges, more than any other writer, realized that reading is the process of making a book one’s own. Of … Read the rest

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez

As with many writers, the seeds that bear the fruit of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ fiction are found to have been planted in his childhood. Born on March 6, 1928 in Aracataca, a coastal town in northern Colombia, he was raised by his maternal grandparents. His grandparents were perhaps the most … Read the rest

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