Gabriel García Márquez On Journalism

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Gabriel García Márquez (March 06, 1927 – April 17, 2014)

I learned a lot from James Joyce and Erskine Caldwell and of course from Hemingway … [but the] tricks you need to transform something which appears fantastic, unbelievable into something plausible, credible, those I learned from journalism. The key is to tell it straight. It is done by reporters and by country folk.