Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez Hospitalized

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Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City for an unknown illness.

According to TIME, federal health officials confirmed the news, but spoke on a condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information. El Heraldo reports that Marquez may suffer from pneumonia.

The 87-year-old Nobel Laureate is one of the most famous Spanish-language authors in history. He's penned dozens of novels, novellas, screenplays, and short stories in his impressive career. Most notably, he authored two acclaimed novels: Love In The Time of Cholera and One Hundred Years of Solitude. 

Our thoughts are with Marquez and his family right now! Let's hope for a speedy recovery. 

 

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