After his death, Garcia Marquez book sales soar

In this March 6, 2014 photo, Colombian Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez greets fans and reporters outside his home on his 87th birthday in Mexico City. Garcia Marquez died Thursday April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. The author's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

NEW YORK (AP) — The death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez has brought his classic "One Hundred Years of Solitude" to the top of best seller lists.

The novel known for its "magic realism" was No. 1 on Amazon.com on Friday, a day after Garcia Marquez died at age 87. The Nobel laureate's most famous book was No. 3 on BarnesandNoble.com. "One Hundred Years of Solitude" has sold tens of millions of copies worldwide since coming out in the 1960s.

Other Garcia Marquez books selling well Friday include "Love In the Time of Cholera" and "Chronicle of a Death Foretold."