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After Years Of Solitude, Spanish Literary Champion Takes Partner

Posted at 5:21AM Friday 20 Jun 2014

Carmen Balcells was never just a literary agent. Nicknamed La Mamá Grande, after a story by Gabriel García Márquez, she served as a confidante and coach, someone who paid her writers' dentist bills and deftly resolved their domestic problems while promoting the greatest Latin American and Spanish authors across the globe, including Mr. García Márquez, Mario Vargas Llosa and many more.

New York Times




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