Born: September 3, 1940
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: April 13, 2015
Occupation: Author and Journalist
Profile: Best known for Memory of Fire Trilogy and Open Veins of Latin America.
Number of Quotes: 2
I'm a writer obsessed with remembering, with remembering the past of America above all and above all that of Latin America, intimate land condemned to amnesia.
Love is among the most pernicious and contagious of diseases. We who are afflicted with it can be detected by anyone. Dark circles under our eyes show that we never sleep, kept awake night after night by embraces or by their absence. We suffer from devastating fevers and have an irresistible urge to say stupid things.