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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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A Week in Literary History

March 6th, 2002

Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel García Márquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude, 1967) is born in Aracataca, Colombia, 1928.

Gabriel García Márquez, b. March 6, 1928

Márquez wasn’t the first to use “magical realism” in fiction, but his imaginative and potent novels popularized the genre, beginning with the astonishing One Hundred Years of Solitude in 1967 and continuing with other stories set in his native Colombia.

Suggested Reading Novels & Novellas Leaf Storm, 1955. One Hundred Years of Solitude, 1967. The Autumn of the Patriarch, 1967. Chronicle of a Death Foretold, 1981. Love in the Time of Cholera, 1985.

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