University of Texas at Austin

Gabriel García Márquez's collection of signed books — from Clinton, Castro — goes to the Ransom Center in Texas

Gabriel García Márquez's collection of signed books — from Clinton, Castro — goes to the Ransom Center in Texas

Books that Fidel Castro and Bill Clinton gave to Gabriel García Márquez will sit side by side on shelves in Texas.

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, which is home to a preeminent collection of 20th century author archives, has procured a collection of books, many of them inscribed by their authors, belonging to Gabriel García Márquez, the legendary Colombian novelist who died in 2014.

The collection, includes books given to García Márquez from at least five fellow winners of the Nobel Prize in literature — Toni Morrison, Orhan Pamuk, Pablo Neruda, Mario Vargas Llosa and Nadine...

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