New Directions Publishing Corporation
April 01, 2007
5.28 X 0.54 X 7.99 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author
ENRIQUE VILA-MATAS was born in Barcelona. He has received countless prizes and written numerous award-winning novels, including Bartleby & Co., Montano's Malady, Never Any End to Paris, and Dublinesque.
Jonathan Dunne is a graduate in Classics from Oxford University. He holds advanced diplomas in Bulgarian, Galician, and Spanish from Sofia, Santiago de Compostela, and Barcelona Universities.He has translated more than seventy books from the Bulgarian, Catalan, Galician, and Spanish languages for publishers such as Penguin Random House, New Directions, Europa Editions, and Overlook Press. He is a three-time recipient of the PEN Translates award. His translations have been nominated for the International Dublin Literary Award, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, the Warwick Prize for Writing, and others. Authors he has translated include Ledicia Costas, Tsvetanka Elenkova, Agustín Fernández Paz, Carme Riera, Manuel Rivas, and Enrique Vila-Matas.He directs the publishing house Small Stations Press, the second largest publisher in the U.S. of books from Spain between 2008 and 2018, according to Three Percent. Small Stations Press specializes in publishing Galician literature, literature written in the Galician language of north-west Spain, in English and is responsible for more than half of all Galician titles in English.
"Modern Spain's best writer among a growing sect of fanatics scattered around the world: from Estocolmo to Veracruz, from Paris to Cabo Verde, from Lisbon to Prague, from Varsovia to Buenos Aires."