Gabriel García Márquez: Latinos LOVE Colombian writer, novelist, journalist, and screenwriter— Gabriel García Márquez, born as Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez on March 6, 1927 in Aracataca, Colombia. His works earned him the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature. His most highly acclaimed novels are, "Cien Años de Soledad" (One Hundred Years of Solitude) published in 1967. And "Love in the Time of Cholera" (1985). Which is your favorite work of his?