"One Hundreds Years of Solitude," by Gabriel García Márquez
This selection pulled in an extremely solid first place finish in our most recent upcoming-titles poll! Considered the foundational novel for modern magical realism--and the most important and widely read book of the massive literary Latin Boom of the last century--Solitude has appeared on endless must-read lists by every major publication. The novel helped Márquez win the Nobel Prize in Literature, and it's considered a powerful allegory of Latin American identity. Though 55-years-old, this iconic modern classic may offer us fresh insights into the human experience.
One of the most influential literary works of our time, "One Hundred Years of Solitude" remains a dazzling and original achievement by the masterful Gabriel Garcia Marquez, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
"One Hundred Years of Solitude" tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendiá family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad and alive with unforgettable men and women—brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul—this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.