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Andrés Neuman

Neuman, the son of emigrant musicians, grew up in Buenos Aires and Granada. He has been a teacher of Latin American literature at the University of Granada. At the age of twenty-two he published his first novel, Bariloche (1999), followed by La vida en las ventanas (2002), Una ves Argentina (2003) and El viajero del siglo, which won the 2009 Alfaguara Prize and the Critics’ Prize in Spain and is translated in ten languages. He is also the author of the short-story collections El que espera (2000), El ultimo minuto (2001) and Alumbramiento (2006); the collection of aphorisms El equilibrista (2005); the Latin American travel book Cómo viajar sin ver (2010); and Década (2008), his collected poems. He has been awarded the Hiperión Prize for Poetry. His most recent novel, Traveller of the Century will be published by Pushkin Press in the UK and Farrar Strauss and Giroux in the US. His latest collection of short stories in Spanish Hacerse el muerto will also be published in 2011. Visit his website for more of his work in translation.

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