July 01, 2018
5.4 X 1.7 X 8.2 inches | 1.32 pounds
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About the Author
Marcos Aguinis is the prize-winning, internationally bestselling author of more than thirty works of fiction and nonfiction. Born in Argentina in 1935, Aguinis has published thirteen novels, fifteen essay collections, four short-story collections, and two biographies. Aguinis was the first non-Spanish author to win the Planeta Prize for his book The Inverted Cross, and his novel Against the Inquisition was praised by Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa as a "stirring song of freedom." When democracy was reinstated in Argentina in 1983, Aguinis became secretary of culture and sponsored the renowned cultural renaissance. For more information about the author and his works, visit www.aguinis.net.
Carolina De Robertis, a writer of Uruguayan origins, grew up in England, Switzerland, and California. She is the author of two previous novels, Perla and The Invisible Mountain (a Best Book of 2009 according to the San Francisco Chronicle; O, The Oprah Magazine; and Booklist), and the recipient of Italy's Rhegium Julii Prize and a 2012 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her writings and literary translations have appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Granta, The Virginia Quarterly Review, the anthology Immigrant Voices, and elsewhere. Her novels have been translated into sixteen languages. She lives in Oakland, California.