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First edition of Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel stolen at Bogota book fair

Bogota International Book Fair.
Bogota International Book Fair. Image by Juan Carlos Pachón / CC BY-SA 2.0

A signed first edition copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude was stolen from its display case at the International Book Fair in Bogota on Saturday afternoon. It is estimated to be worth $60,000, but the owner of the rare book says its value is immeasurable. The fair, which closed on Monday, is dedicated to Garcia Marquez. Read more: bbc.com