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This edition: One Hundred Years of Solitude





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Episode Details

The story of the rise and fall, birth, and death of the mythical town of Macondo and the Buendía family is recounted in this novel, which launched the new genre of magical realism and gave Latin American literature a world stage. Footage of the author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, mixes with images of magic to express the atmosphere of the novel. Featured speakers include writers Sandra Cisneros and Adam Felber, and Ilan Stavans of Amherst College.

Guest List

  • My Name Is Red
  • Monday, January 21 - 1:30pm
  • The Odyssey
  • Saturday, January 26 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, January 27 - 7:00am
  • Monday, January 28 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • The Bacchae
  • Monday, January 28 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 2 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 3 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 4 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • Monday, February 4 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 9 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 10 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 11 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • The Tale of Genji
  • Monday, February 11 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 16 - 8:30pm
  • My Name Is Red
  • Monday, January 14 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, January 19 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, January 20 - 7:00am
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Monday, January 7 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, January 12 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, January 13 - 7:00am
  • Monday, January 14 - 7:30am, 1:30pm