Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in Aracataca, Columbia, in 1928; he has lived mostly in Mexico and Europe. He attended the University of Bogota and later worked as a reporter and film critic for the Columbian newspaper El Espectador. His many books include The Autumn of the Patriarch, In Evil Hour, Collected Stories, Love in the Time of Cholera, and The General in His Labyrinth. Garcia Marquez received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1982.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez