Hail & Farewell: Gabriel Garcia Marquez Hail & Farewell: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

There is a bookstore in Cartagena, Colombia, called Ábaco Libros y Café. Along a wall lined with wine near the entrance is a collage of black-and-white photographs of all the writers who’veRead more »

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