12 Novels About Dysfunctional Families

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
From the Middlesteins to the Lannisters — here are 12 novels about complicated, colorful, dysfunctional families that will make you laugh, cry, cringe, and reflect.
FBI Spied on Colombian Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez for 24 Years

FBI Spied on Colombian Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez for 24 Years

News by Raine Winters September 8, 2015
Apparently authors are extremely dangerous.
Valuable Edition of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' Found

Valuable Edition of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' Recovered

News by Raine Winters
The previously stolen book is worth $23,000.

The Gift of Gab: Mastering the Maximal

Column by Susan DeFreitas December 4, 2014
Hemingway, famously, kept it short and sweet. But if you've got the gift of gab, like Nabokov and Marquez, you can stretch out with sentences that gallop, guffaw, and bulge with overstuffed wit.

Scandal! 6 Writers with Page-Turning Lives

Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard November 14, 2014
Which (female) writer ran a brothel? Which playwright tried to stage a military coup and took losing VERY badly? And, decades before Facebook, why did everybody unfriend Truman Capote?

Culling The Classics: One Hundred Years of Solitude

Column by Brian McGackin
Sifting through history, one classic at a time.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead at 87

News by Sean May April 18, 2014
Marquez, Nobel laureate and author of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' and 'Love in The Time of Cholera,' has died at the age of 87.
the Journalism of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

New Book Explores the Journalism of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

News by Christopher Shultz
The celebrated author reveals a lesser-known aspect of his writing career.