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Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Books. News of a Kidnapping.(1997) Garcia Marquez was a newspaper journalist before becoming a literary giant, and this return to nonfiction reads like a thriller. It is a thriller, about a series of high-profile kidnappings carried out by Pablo Escobar's Medillin drug cartel in the 1990s.

News of a kidnaping Gabriel Garcia Marquez Colombian writter and Nobel Prize winner

Mexico's most wanted man and recent addition to The Forbes Billionaire List

Cocaine King

After 'El Chapo' escape, Mexico offers reward El Chapo Escapes

A tour de force of investigative journalism-this is the story of the violent rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, the head of the Colombian Medellin cocaine cartel. Escobar's criminal empire held a nation of thirty million hostage in a reign of terror that would only end with his death. In an intense, up-close account, award-winning journalist Mark Bowden exposes details never before revealed about the U.S.-led covert sixteen-month manhunt.

Mark Bowden - Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw