Carlos Fuentes http://kunc.org en Book News: The FBI Monitored Mexican Writer Carlos Fuentes http://kunc.org/post/book-news-fbi-monitored-mexican-writer-carlos-fuentes <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>A <a href="http://vault.fbi.gov/carlos-fuentes/carlos-fuentes-part-01-of-01/view">recently released FBI file</a> calls legendary Mexican novelist <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/05/15/152769822/carlos-fuentes-legendary-mexican-writer-dies">Carlos Fuentes</a> a "communist writer" and refers to a "long history of subversive connections." The dossier, which starts in the 1960s and spans decades, also reveals that the FBI had informants track his movements while in the U.S., an Mon, 24 Jun 2013 11:43:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 46227 at http://kunc.org A Fleeting Memory Of Carlos Fuentes http://kunc.org/post/fleeting-memory-carlos-fuentes When I heard that the Mexican literary legend Carlos Fuentes died Tuesday at 83, I remembered a long, easygoing interview I did with him years ago. We talked about many things — including what epitaph he wanted carved on his tombstone.<p>It was the autumn of 1995 and I was a reporter at <em>The Washington Post,</em> assigned to write a profile of the elegant, eloquent Fuentes. Wed, 16 May 2012 13:04:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 27366 at http://kunc.org A Fleeting Memory Of Carlos Fuentes In Writing, Fuentes Shed Light On Poverty, Inequality http://kunc.org/post/writing-fuentes-shed-light-poverty-inequality Carlos Fuentes was the son of a Mexican diplomat and spent years living abroad, including in the United States. But Mexico — the country, its people and politics — was central to his writing.<p>Fuentes, one of the most influential Latin American writers, died Tuesday at a hospital in Mexico City at the age of 83. Wed, 16 May 2012 01:48:00 +0000 Elizabeth Blair 27340 at http://kunc.org In Writing, Fuentes Shed Light On Poverty, Inequality Remembering Mexican Writer Carlos Fuentes http://kunc.org/post/remembering-mexican-writer-carlos-fuentes Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>One of Mexico's greatest writers has died: Carlos Fuentes. He was 83. Fuentes was a central figure in the Latin American literary boom of the 1960s and '70s. And he was publishing fiction and essays until the end, including an essay published today in the Mexican newspaper Reforma. Our own book critic Alan Cheuse knew Fuentes and reviewed many of his novels. Tue, 15 May 2012 21:41:00 +0000 27334 at http://kunc.org Carlos Fuentes, Legendary Mexican Writer, Dies http://kunc.org/post/carlos-fuentes-legendary-mexican-writer-dies Carlos Fuentes, one of the most prolific and best known Spanish-language authors, has died. His death was reported on Twitter by Mexican president Felipe Calderon. <a href="http://www.reforma.com/">The Mexican daily <em>Reforma</em></a>, which Fuentes often wrote for, reports the author died after experiencing heart problems.<p>He was 83.<p>"I am profoundly sorry for the death our loved and admired Carlos Fuentes, writer and universal Mexican. Tue, 15 May 2012 19:45:00 +0000 27320 at http://kunc.org Carlos Fuentes, Legendary Mexican Writer, Dies