Regarding Andrés Neuman, Roberto Bolaño said that «XXI century literature will be up to him and a few blood brothers of his». Born in 1977 in Buenos Aires, where he spent his childhood, the Argentinian writer moved to Granada at a very young age where he graduated in Hispanic studies. He then taught Literature in Granada. In 1999 he wrote Bariloche which was a finalist for the Herralde Prize and was selected by El Mundo as the best book of 1999. In 2009 he wrote Il viaggiatore del secolo (Alfaguerra Prize) which was selected amongst the best 5 novels by the most prestigious English and Spanish literary critics. His novel Parlare da soli has been selected by the Catalan daily La Vanguardia as one of the best books of 2012.
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