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Remembering Columbian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez




Nobel Literature prize-winning writer and journalist, Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez, waves while coming out from his house to meet the press during his 87th birthday, in Mexico City, on March 6, 2014.
Nobel Literature prize-winning writer and journalist, Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez, waves while coming out from his house to meet the press during his 87th birthday, in Mexico City, on March 6, 2014.
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Columbian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez passed away yesterday in his home in Mexico City at age 87. Marquez was a Nobel Prize winner and arguably one of the most important writers of the 20th century.

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For more we turn to David Kipen, founder of Libros Schmibros Lending Library and Bookshop in Boyle Heights.