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April 5, 2009

Looks like we’re going to have to wait a while to find out what will happen to Latin American literature after García Márquez retires. The Literary Saloon links to a couple of different articles in which the Colombian novelist indignantly states that reports of his retirement have been greatly exaggerated. Considering how many times the novelist has been unwittingly retired against his will over the years, it’s amazing that people took this latest announcement so seriously. At any rate, the new generation of Colombian writers will apparently have to languish in obscurity a while longer.

-ar

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