Michael Hiltzik

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1927-2014

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1927-2014

April 17, 2014

No literary experience is rarer than reading a book that changes the way you see the world. "War and Peace" will change the way you look at the heroism and foibles of all men and women, from the ordinary to the exceptional. Certain novels of William Faulkner ("Light in August," "Absalom, Absalom!") succeed in elevating everyday life to the level of biblical parable.

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