Tag Archives: mario vargas llosa

September 17

2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival

It looks like this year’s 2012 Library of Congress National Book festival on National Mall in DC will be nothing short of a book lover’s paradise!  President Obama and the First Lady will be honorary chairs of the event, and writers like Mario Vargas Llosa, Junot Diaz, TC Boyle, Patricia Cromwell, Geraldine Brooks, Sandra Cisneros […]

Mario Vargas Llosa Internet Resources

Mario Vargas Llosa Bio English Español Nobelprize.orgWikipedia Biography.com Wikipedia.es Mundolatino.org Novels/ Novelas English Español The Time of the Hero, (la ciudad y los perros) The Green House, (La casa verde) Conversation in the Cathedral (Conversación en la catedral) Captain Pantoja and the Special Service, (Pantaleón y las visitadoras) Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter , (La […]

August 28

Advice on writing a novel by Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa (1936, Perú) was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature in recognition of his remarkable career and body of work as a writer.  The Academy awarded him the Prize “for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual’s resistance, revolt, and defeat.”  He has written over 30 […]