Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Carlos Fuentes, R. I. P.

 NYTimes.com: Carlos Fuentes, Mexico’s elegant public intellectual and grand man of letters, whose panoramic novels captured the complicated essence of his country’s history for readers around the world, died on Tuesday in Mexico City. He was 83.

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Unfortunately I could never warm to his literature: http://andreasmoser.wordpress.com/2012/04/01/mexican-literature/ Maybe I shouldn't have started with "Aura". Does anyone have a better recommendation?