AP: Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87, source says
The Associated Press reports that a source close to the family confirms Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died at age 87.
Garcia Marquez was hospitalized in the last month for infections in his lungs and urinary tract.
The Colombian author’s 1967 novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” sold more than 50 million copies in more than 25 languages.
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Photo: Gabriel Garcia Marquez outside his house on his 87th birthday in Mexico City on March 6, 2014. (Edgard Garrido / Reuters)