Google Honors Author Jorge Luis Borges With Google Doodle

Posted on August 24, 2011

Google honored author Jorge Luis Borges with a Google Doodle today. The Argentine writer, translator and poet is best known for his short stories, "The Library of Babel, The Garden of Forking Paths" and "The Aleph." Borges contributed to science fiction and the magic realism genre. Today would have been his 112th birthday.

Common themes in Borges' stories included dreams, animals, labyrinths, libraries and fictional writers. The Telegraph reports that Borges' supporters were angry the author was never awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

The Christian Science Monitor has published a bio for Jorge Luis Borges here.

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