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guardian:

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel laureate writer, dies aged 87
The Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez, who unleashed the worldwide boom in Spanish literature with his novel 100 Years of Solitude, has died at the age of 87, a person close to the family has said. García Márquez had been admitted to hospital in Mexico City on 3 April with pneumonia. Full story
Pictured: Gabriel García Márquez at his house in Mexico City, 2010. Photograph: Miguel Tovar/AP

guardian:

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel laureate writer, dies aged 87

The Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez, who unleashed the worldwide boom in Spanish literature with his novel 100 Years of Solitude, has died at the age of 87, a person close to the family has said. García Márquez had been admitted to hospital in Mexico City on 3 April with pneumonia. Full story

Pictured: Gabriel García Márquez at his house in Mexico City, 2010. Photograph: Miguel Tovar/AP












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ebookporn:

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yainterrobang:

YA INTERROBANG: ISSUE #19 (FEBRUARY 9)
For more articles and information on all things YA lit, visit our website, follow us here and on Twitter, and subscribe to our weekly newsletter!

- Susan Kuklin’s new nonfiction Beyond Magenta follows the stories of six transgender and gender-neutral teenagers.
- Jennifer Donnelly (A Northern Light) makes a splash with her multi-platform mermaid saga.
- Rainbow Rowell (Fangirl) announced two new graphic novels.
- Jennifer Lynn Barnes (The Naturals) announced a new young adult series, beginning with The Fixer.
- Rachel Caine (Morganville Vampires) announced a new young adult fantasy series.
- Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (These Broken Stars) launch their Fight for the Future tour with numerous guest authors.
- Julie Kagawa (The Iron Fey) will host a faery market this Thursday as part of the San Francisco Writers Conference.
- Kate Hattemer announced an April launch event for The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy.
- Author Lemony Snicket won the 2014 Charlotte Zolotow award.
- The ALA announced the 2014 Youth Media Award winners.
- YALSA announced the 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults.
- Universal Orlando is expanding the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
- In Off the Page, artist Fabiola Garza creates illustrations for Shannon Hale’s The Goose Girl and Princess Academy.
- In Dragonrage, editor Nicole talks to Matt about his experienceys as a transgender teenager.
- In Plays With Words, E.M. Caines chats with Jenny Kaczorowski (The Art of Falling) about writing and revising.
- Keep up with upcoming YA releases.
- Keep up with recent cover releases.
- Keep up with recent excerpt releases.
- What’s on our list this week? Ten fey stories!

Next issue: February 23, 2014.







by rogwalker:
Bookworm.
Information is everywhere. How you utilize it makes all the difference. My good friend Andre’ Wagner (AbstractElements) is a good example of this very point. 

by rogwalker:

Bookworm.

Information is everywhere. How you utilize it makes all the difference. My good friend Andre’ Wagner (AbstractElements) is a good example of this very point. 






childstory:

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sonyrumors:

Breaking: Sony to Exit eReader Business, Move Reader base to Kobo’s e-book
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sonyrumors:

Breaking: Sony to Exit eReader Business, Move Reader base to Kobo’s e-book

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